Gayle Trotter

Gayle Trotter is the General Counsel of the Independent Women's Forum. She is also a writer and blogger whose work regularly appears in the online edition of the Washington Post. Gayle is a co-founder of Shafer & Trotter PLC, a law firm in metropolitan Washington, D.C. that advises entrepreneurs and small family businesses. She received an undergraduate degree in Government from the University of Virginia, where she also obtained a law degree and served on the Editorial Board of the Virginia Journal of International Law.