Vilia Dedinas



University of Chicago
Law School, J.D.

University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine, M.S.,
Neuroimaging and Informatics

Northwestern University, M.S.,

Fordham University, B.S.,
Psychology, summa cum laude

  • Phi Beta Kappa

Vilia Dedinas is a founding partner of Gair Gallo Eberhard and its predecessor Gair Eberhard Nelson Dedinas and has decades of experience in complex civil litigation. She has litigated and arbitrated a wide variety of complex civil cases involving contract and partnership disputes, commercial mortgage foreclosures and guaranties, fraud, construction and design defects, intellectual property, and trust disputes. Vilia also has extensive experience in probate court representing guardians of disabled persons (or their estates).

Vilia enjoys mastering technical issues and excels at providing factual and evidentiary strategy to the firm’s cases.  Her clients value her practical and compassionate advice.

Vilia graduated summa cum laude from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Science in psychology, was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa. She graduated from the University of Chicago Law School, where she was a semifinalist in the Hinton Moot Court competition, as well as the coach of the University of Chicago Debate Society. She holds recent Master of Science degrees in Neurobiology (Northwestern 2021) and Neuroimaging and Informatics (University of Southern California 2023).

During her free time, Vilia volunteers in the lab of Prof. Meredith Braskie at the University of Southern California studying Alzheimer’s Disease ( and is on the Board of Directors of the Neurobalance Center, which provides programming for individuals with chronic progressive disorders that impact mobility and movement (