LISA BROWN is a founding partner who splits her time between San Francisco and Los Angeles. Her practice focuses on complex employment litigation, wage and hour class actions, representative actions under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), and trials.
TOM GEIDT brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to GBG. He assists employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation and counseling, with a primary focus on wage and hour advice and the defense of complex wage and hour class actions.
HEATHER MORGAN represents and counsels employers in all aspects of employment law, with an emphasis on workforce and data analytics, equal pay, and diversity and inclusion programs, as well as class action defense.
JENNIFER SVANFELDT is a labor and employment attorney with nearly 15 years of experience in complex litigation, including wage-and-hour class actions and representative actions under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).
AMANDA BOLLIGER is a senior associate in the Los Angeles office of GBG. Before helping GBG launch its LA office, Amanda spent 8 years practicing employ-ment law at 2 large inter-national firms, Paul Hastings and Ogletree Deakins.
MARIO ORTEGA is an associate based in Los Angeles.ﾠ He represents companies and members of management in all types of employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage-and-hour matters in both the single-plaintiff and class action context.
MATTHEW MORRIS is an associate who has represented employers in single plaintiff employment case involving claims of discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination.
KACIE MANISCO is an associate who represents employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful term-ination, retaliation, breach of contract, and wage-and-hour matters.
CARLOS MARTINEZ is the newest associate in our San Francisco office. He has a strong record of consistently obtaining favorable results for his clients, having been awarded judgments and defense verdicts through dispositive motions and through trial.
TARA DUESTER is an associate in the Los Angeles office of GBG who has successfully defended employers against a wide range of employment law claims, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour class actions, and also provides day-to-day counseling and advice to clients on minimizing risk to avoid litigation whenever possible.
PAUL KIND is an associate in the Los Angeles office of GBG. He represents employers in all aspects of employment law, in both single-plaintiff and class-action matters, and has a demonstrated record of crafting successful motions at every state of litigation.