About Stacy

Since 2010, Stacy has been selected by her peers as one of the top Employment & Labor law attorneys in the Southwest in Southwest Super Lawyers®

Stacy Gabriel

Stacy has been practicing employment law since 1993.  Her practice is devoted to counseling both management/employers and employees on a wide variety of employment law issues and representing her clients in employment-related claims in court and before state and federal administrative agencies.  She regularly advises clients on employment contracts; arbitration, restrictive covenant, and separation agreements; HR policies and practices; and wage and hour and other state/federal law compliance.  She also regularly provides training to her clients on HR “best practices.”  Stacy’s diverse client base includes both large, publicly traded companies, small privately-held organizations, public entities, and individuals.

In addition to acting as a lawyer advocate and advisor to her clients, Stacy’s practice consists of performing “neutral” work as a third party HR investigator and independent personnel hearing officer for government entities.


  • New York University School of Law, J.D., NY, NY (1993)
  • Emory University, B.A., Atlanta, GA (1990)
    –  Phi Beta Kappa (inducted junior year)


  • Gabriel & Ashworth, P.L.L.C., Scottsdale, AZ (2001-present)
  • Snell & Wilmer, L.L.P., Phoenix, AZ (1993-2001)
  • Personnel Hearing Officer for Maricopa County Judicial Merit System Commission, Phoenix Employment Relations Board, City of Peoria and Maricopa County Community College District

Honors and Community Service

  • Recognized as top Labor & Employment Lawyer in Southwest Super Lawyers® each year since 2010
  • Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest Board member (President 2017-2019)