KARL GERBER, NATIONWIDE LABOR LAWYER
- 1993 Licensed to Practice Law in California
- 2010 Licensed to Practice Law in Washington D.C.
- 2007 Admitted Pro Hac Vice for Virginia FLSA Class Action Involving Approximately 130,000 Employees
- 2010 Admitted to Practice Law in Texas
- 2010 Admitted to Practice Law in Massachusetts
- Admitted to Practice Law in 4 Separate Federal District Courts
- Admitted to Practice Law before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
- Approved as Lead Class Counsel in Numerous Controlled-Standby, Double Time, Meal Break, Sub-Minimum Wage, Off-the-Clock Work, Overtime, Paystub Violation, Rest Break Class Actions
- 2008-2011 Served as an Expert Witness in Employee Lawsuits & Class Actions in Most of the 50 States
WORKER RIGHTS ACCOMPLISHMENTS
46/48 Win Rate on all California Binding Arbitrations & Trials 1st Chaired
Close to 2,000 Separate Employee Lawsuits Nationwide
Many Published Appeals in California Establishing Employee Rights
Justice and Vindication for Many Individual Employee Clients and Class Members
Hundreds of Millions of Dollars Recovered for Employees
KARL GERBER, born Westwood, California, October 25, 1969; admitted to California bar, 1993, California; U.S. District Court, Central District of California; 1994, U.S. District Court, Eastern and Northern Districts of California; 1995, U.S. District Court Southern District, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; State Bar of Texas 2010, District of Columbia Bar 2010, Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers 2010.
California State University, Northridge (B.A. 1990); Southwestern University School of Law (J.D. 1993).
Principal, Employment Lawyer’s Group (2008-Present) 3-4 Staff Attorneys in California, 3-9 Of-Counsel Attorneys in California & Elsewhere, Nationwide, Pro Hac Basis & Plaintiff Employment Law Expert Witness Services With 8-85 Law Firms (2008-2011), Co-Counsel Office Massachusetts (2010-Present); Founder & Managing Partner, Danz & Gerber (1994-2008), Statewide Leader in Employee Lawsuits, Multiple Office Operation, 6-12+ Attorneys Throughout California, Appellate, Law & Motion, Trial Work, Brief Editor; Law Offices of Karl Gerber (1993-1994). During Career, Handled Over 1,650 Separate Superior Court, Federal District Court, and Arbitration in California & Multiple Appeals.
Novels:Modem Stud (2014); Does This Make My Butt Look Big? (2007); Angelenos Ain’t Lizards aka Legend of the Lizard People (2006); Short Stories: Hallway (1989); Eggie (1990); Odd Client (1994); Dullard (1995); Red Pants and Allergy Pills (1990, 2000).
“Self Critical Analysis Documents & After Acquired Evidence” Consumer Attorneys of California, 1997; “Self Critical Analysis Documents are Discoverable,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, December 12, 1997; “Permanent Responsibility,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, June 16, 1999; “Working Moms Have Legal Rights,” Wetset Gazette, Fall 2000; “Federal and State Discrimination Law are Diverging,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, July 7, 2003; “The Late 2003 Amendment to Labor Code Sections 1102.5 and 1106 are Salutary,” Matthew Bender California Labor and Employment Bulletin, August 2004; "Labor Code Sections 2699 & 2699.3 Traps for the Weary & Burden to All," San Fernando Valley Bar Notes, February 2005; Author of More Than 300 Web Published Articles on Labor Law Including “California Employees Are Paid to For Sleeping” (2011), a NOLO Publication.
State Bar of California (Member, Labor Section); California Employment Lawyer’s Association.
2010, 2011, 2012 Superlawyer (only 5% of the bar is so voted); Dean’s List During College 5 out of 8 Semesters; Unfair Competition Book Award 1992.
Recent Media Interviews on Employment Law:
Channel 17 Bakersfield, Channel 29 Bakersfield, Daily Journal, Newsweek, The Recorder, Sacramento Bee, Shrm, and the Wall Street Journal
Labor and Employment Law; Wrongful Termination; Employment Discrimination; Sexual Harassment; Breach of Contract; Wage Disputes Including Class Actions.
Pinedo v. Premium Tobacco, 85 Cal.App.4th 774, 102 Cal.Rptr.2d 435 (2000); Boonyarit v. Payless Shoesource, Inc., 145 Cal.App.4th 1188 (2006); Young v. Exxon, 167 Cal.App.4th 1467 (2008); Sparks v. Vista del Mar Child and Family Services, 207 Cal.App.4th 1511 (2012); Alamo v. Practice Management, 219 Cal.App.4th 466 (2013); Vasquez v. Franklin Management, 212 Cal.App.4th 819 (2013)
36th Annual Consumer Attorneys of California Convention (MCLE Provider), November 16, 1997; Leftjaw, Labor Code Section 2699 (MCLE Provider), Fall of 2005; Lorman Group, Prevailing Wage Law in California, September 10, 2014 in Bakersfield (MCLE Faculty).
46/48 wins for all binding arbitration and jury trials first-chaired
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Although raised in California, Karl Gerber’s mother was born in Greenbelt, Maryland during World War II while her father was a stationed art instructor in England. Besides engaging in governmental and judicial business in Washington D.C., Karl Gerber has been a hobbyist sailor for several decades. He spent the first day of the new millennium testing a sailboat in Annapolis, Maryland.