Shelly Gayner is the General Counsel for Big Fish Games. Shelly is an accomplished attorney and business executive with over 30 years of experience. As Big Fish’s General Counsel, Shelly is responsible for leading the Big Fish corporate legal function and upholding the company’s highest standards of integrity and compliance.
Prior to joining Big Fish, Shelly was Vice President of Business Development and Legal at GSN Games. She is a seasoned and versatile in-house counsel with deep experience in the video gaming sector. She began her career with console video games, holding key roles at Sega and the PlayStation division of Sony, and transitioned to the mobile gaming sector in 2016 when she joined GSN Games.
Shelly has been an active volunteer for the Special Olympics in Northern California and is a tutor for Reading Partners Silicon Valley. In her spare time, Shelly can be found skiing, traveling, and rooting for the San Francisco 49ers. Shelly is a graduate of Pepperdine School of Law and UC Santa Barbara and is an active member of the State Bar of California and American Bar Association.
Shelly is dedicated to providing best-of-class legal advice and services while ensuring that the Legal Department performs as an essential strategic partner to all Big Fish Games’ business units.