Gretchen Nelson is a 1983 graduate of Georgetown University Law School. She received her B.A. degree from Smith College in 1976. She was admitted to the State Bar of California in January 1984.
She is currently serving her last year as a member of the Board of Trustees for the State Bar of California and is Treasurer of that organization. She is a member of the Board of Governors of the Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles. She is a past President of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and was the Chair of the Litigation Section of that organization.
Following law school, she practiced for several years with the law firm of Morgan, Wenzel McNicholas. In August 1988, she joined the law firm of Corinblit Seltzer, a Professional Corporation, where she concentrated her practice in the prosecution of complex business litigation, with a strong emphasis on antitrust and securities class action cases.
In February 1998, Ms. Nelson formed her own law firm where she devoted her practice to the litigation of complex class action cases, involving securities, antitrust, employment and consumer claims as well as other litigation on behalf of individuals and small businesses.
In 2003, Ms. Nelson joined the law firm of Kreindler &Kreindler LLP when it opened the firm’s first California office located in Los Angeles. She continues to practice in the area of complex class action litigation.
Ms. Nelson has lectured on class and class-related litigation issues for the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, the Association of Trial Lawyers, the Practicing Law Institute, the National Business Institute and Mealeys. She has published articles in the Advocate and the Forum and the American Bar Associations TIPS magazine The Brief on class and other issues.
A list of representative cases, among others, in which Ms. Nelson has had a substantial role is appended hereto.
- Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, District of Columbia
- California, 1983
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