Gail was born and raised in Boston,
Massachusetts. Gail moved to Maine in the fall of 1986 and has
made Maine her permanent home ever since.
Gail attended Boston public schools and graduated from Boston Latin Academy (Girls' Latin School) in 1980. Gail
then attended Harvard/Radcliffe College from 1980 to 1984 and earned her bachelor's degree in 1984. After graduating from college, Gail lived in Washington DC and worked in the areas of foreign relations,
public relations and higher education. Gail attended the
University of Maine School of Law from 1986 to 1989, and earned her law degree in 1989.
Gail has worked as a trial attorney
in Maine for the past twenty years.