Gilda Spencer is Senior Vice President, Deputy General Counsel in Dispute Resolution Services for Allstate. In that role, Gilda leads a team of 40 associates in managing the litigation portfolio for Allstate including Special Operations and Corporate and Claim Litigation. Before joining Allstate, Gilda was Vice President, Chief Litigation Counsel for Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company where she managed 45 associates and the entire litigation on portfolio for the Nationwide family of companies. Prior to joining Nationwide in 2001, she served as Assistant Unites States Attorney for the Southern District for Ohio. Before that, Gilda was an associate with Luce, Forward, Hamilton & Scripps in San Diego, California.Gilda is on the Advisory Council of the National Association of Minority and Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) as well as a member of the American Corporate Counsel Association (ACC) where she serves as a Minority Summer Internship Program Mentor. Gilda is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. She earned her law degree from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she served as President of the Black Law Students Association.
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