San Francisco, CA (February 2, 2015) – Grube Brown & Geidt LLP is proud to announce that effective February 1, 2015, Katherine Huibonhoa has joined its growing ranks as a Partner based in the San Francisco office. GBG is excited to welcome Kathy, who previously practiced employment law as a partner in the San Francisco office of Paul Hastings, alongside Jeff and Tom.
At GBG, Kathy will represent and counsel employers in all aspects of employment law, with a particular emphasis on equal employment opportunity litigation, major motions and appeals, and advice and counseling. She has extensive experience representing a wide variety of clients in state and federal court litigation involving single and multiple-plaintiff cases, as well as wage-and-hour class actions. Her appellate experience includes representing clients and amici curiae in both employment and general litigation matters in California appellate courts and in federal appellate courts across the country on some of the most high profile cases involving employer and employee rights.
“We are extremely fortunate that Kathy decided to join GBG. Her record of success representing clients in complicated appellate disputes is unparalleled, and the skills she brings will further enhance the range of services we offer our clients,” said Jeff Grube.
Kathy is a frequent speaker before industry groups on a variety of employment-related topics, including disability discrimination, retaliation, wage-and-hour law, leaves of absence, wrongful termination, and equal pay. She served as an Executive Editor of the two-volume Fifth Edition of Lindermann, Grossman & Weirich, Employment Discrimination Law, the official book of the American Bar Association in its field. Kathy has been named in The Best Lawyers in America without interruption in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
GBG is an employment boutique firm founded in April 2014, dedicated to client service, practical advice, efficient representation, and aggressive trial and complex litigation defense. GBG has had a phenomenal launch year, successfully representing clients throughout the state of California and beyond in matters ranging from single plaintiff disputes to large class and representative PAGA actions. With the addition of Kathy Huibonhoa, GBG looks forward to cementing its relationships with existing clients and expanding into new areas by continuing to offer high-quality client representation on a flexible platform that is individually tailored to each client’s needs.