Gavin Barney comes to NWJP from the Bay Area. Originally from Oakland, Gavin went to UC Santa Cruz before getting his J.D. at Berkeley Law. Deeply committed to workers’ rights and social justice, Barney volunteered at Equal Rights Advocates and If/When/How (formerly Law Students for Reproductive Justice), and did clinical work at Berkeley on employment law. After taking the bar, Barney qualified for a fellowship from Berkeley Law that led him to NWJP, where he has been assisting on several cases involving wage theft, wrongful termination, construction labor contractor law, and more.