Gayle graduated from the University of Akron (B.S.) in 1986 and the Cleveland State University Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1989.
She was admitted to the State Bar of Ohio in 1989. She is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio.
Gayle is a member the Ohio State Bar Association, Cincinnati Bar Association, Ohio Association for Justice, American Association for Justice, the Hamilton County Trial Lawyers Association,
and she is a Barrister of the Potter Stewart American Inn of Court.