Girard Gibbs partner, Dena Sharp, will be a guest lecturer for a litigation seminar at Hastings College of Law on September 29, 2015. She will address professional and business considerations associated with building and maintaining a private civil practice. More »

Girard Gibbs LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against Volkswagen alleging that the automotive manufacturer installed software on diesel vehicles designed to cheat emissions tests. The lawsuit alleges that earlier this month, Volkswagen admitted that its diesel vehicles are equipped with software that is designed to circumvent emissions tests. More »

Girard Gibbs LLP was recently appointed to the lead counsel committee in the In re: Herbal Marketing Sales Practices Litigation. Attorneys from across the United States had submitted applications to help lead the litigation on behalf of consumers who alleged they bought products labeled as dietary supplements, such as gingko, ginseng, and Echinacea, which did not actually contain the listed ingredients. More »

On September 11, 2015, United States District Judge Lucy Koh appointed Eric Gibbs to the Plaintiffs Steering Committee in the Anthem data breach litigation, the core group of attorneys charged with litigating claims of behalf of approximately 80 million people whose personal information was compromised as a result of the massive data breach announced by Anthem, Inc. earlier this year. More »

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Girard Gibbs LLP is pleased to announce that founding partners Daniel Girard and Eric Gibbs have recently been named in The Best Lawyers in America 2016 in the fields of Mass Tort Litigation and Class Action for Plaintiffs. The 2016 edition marks the fifth consecutive year Mr. Girard and Mr. Gibbs have been named to the Best Lawyers annual list. In 2013, Daniel Girard was additionally recognized by Best Lawyers as the Class Action Litigation “Lawyer of the Year” in San Francisco. More »

Girard Gibbs associate, Valerie Li, will be participating in the Asian American Bar Association (AABA) Justice and Diversity Panel Discussion on September 22, 2015. The event will gather leaders from several federal agencies to discuss the role of diversity in the enforcement of federal rights. More »

On September 22, 2015, Daniel Girard will join Benoit Le Bars in Paris, France to present on class action management and prevention. Girard and Le Bars will compare class actions in the US and France and discuss strategies for mitigating class action risk. More »

A unanimous panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling Wednesday, August 26, affirming the district court’s summary judgment and permanent injunction in favor of class action plaintiffs and a class of Guamanian taxpayers against the government of Guam. Gibbs Law Group partner David Stein argued on behalf of the taxpayers. More »

On September 11, 2015, Daniel Girard will join other practitioners, academics, and judges in Dallas, TX to review proposed changes to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23. The mini-conference will be hosted by the Rule 23 Subcommittee of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on Civil Rules. It will engage participants in dialogue on revisions to Rule 23 which the Subcommittee is currently investigating. More »

On August 10, 2015, Gibbs Law Group attorney Phyra M. McCandless joined a team of past and current San Francisco Bar Association (BASF) Barristers Club board members at Lucky Strike in the Second Annual Diversity Bowl. More »