Girard Gibbs is a national litigation firm representing plaintiffs in class and collective actions in state and federal courts, and in arbitration matters worldwide. The firm serves individuals, institutions and business clients in cases involving securities, antitrust, personal injury, whistleblower laws, consumer protection, and employment laws.
Our clients range from individual consumers and small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations and public pension funds. In addition to English, our attorneys are proficient in French, Spanish, German, and Korean, and we are prepared to assist non-U.S. clients in finding solutions to legal issues within the U.S. and across international borders.
We have recovered over a billion dollars on behalf of our clients in class actions and non-class cases. In addition to litigation, our firm also provides consulting and strategic counseling services to institutional clients and professionals in securities litigation, corporate governance and international business matters. We are committed to achieving favorable results for all of our clients in the most expeditious and economical manner possible.
Girard Gibbs was distinguished as a Tier 1 law firm for plaintiffs’ mass tort and class-action litigation in the 2013 “Best Law Firms” list, an annual survey published in the U.S. News & World Report’s Money Issue. The National Law Journal (NLJ) named Girard Gibbs to its elite “Plaintiffs’ Hot List” for 2012, a selection of top U.S. plaintiffs’ firms recognized for wins in high-profile cases.
Fourteen of the firm’s attorneys have been selected as Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Three of the firm's senior attorneys, Daniel Girard, Eric Gibbs, and Michael Danko, have additionally been recognized among the “Top 100 Super Lawyers” in Northern California, and were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2012-2013. Best Lawyers also designated Mr. Girard as the 2013 “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco for class action litigation. Mr. Girard and Mr. Gibbs have both earned AV-Preeminent ratings from Martindale-Hubbell, recognizing them in the highest class of attorneys for professional ethics and legal skills, and were featured in the 2012 edition of San Francisco's Top AV-Preeminent Rated Lawyers.