LOS ANGELES, July 15, 2020 – Partners Kate Gold and Bart Williams have been named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s Leaders of Influence: Top Litigators and Trial Lawyers. Among 50 of the best litigators in the business, they are recognized for their expert ability, unique skillsets, and recent successes.
Kate Gold has represented clients in a range of industries, across all areas of employment law for over 25 years. An experienced litigator, she has successfully handled all types of employment-related suits, including class and collective actions, discrimination, retaliation and harassment, non-compete and wage/hour matters. Earlier this year, Kate was named to Los Angeles Business Journal’s Top Women Attorneys 2020 list, an award that honors the region’s most outstanding trusted advisers in Los Angeles. Among Kate’s high-profile clients is The Aerospace Corporation, one of the top 100 government contractors. As their go-to labor & employment counsel, Kate currently represents Aerospace in two separate whistle-blower lawsuits, as well as on appeal from summary judgment wins in a series of age discrimination lawsuits.
A two-time honoree on LABJ’s prestigious list of Top Litigators, Bart Williams is head of the Firm’s Los Angeles office and one of the nation’s most sought after trial lawyers and commercial litigators. He has served as lead counsel for numerous companies in bet-the-company litigation, and acted as counselor and trial lawyer for Fortune 500 corporations in a variety of industries, including: consumer products, pharmaceutical, media and entertainment, financial services, telecommunications and technology and aerospace. Most recently, Bart has represented the “Power 5” college athletic conferences” (Pac 12, Big Ten, Big 12, ACC and SEC), Johnson & Johnson, Mattel / Fisher-Price, and NBCUniversal in high-profile trials and ongoing disputes.