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Ray Edwin Gallo
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Ray Edwin Gallo

also known as Ray E. Gallo

Practice areas:

Class Action, Commercial, Contracts & Agreements, Employment & Labor

About Me

Ray Gallo's results at trial have been outstanding, as is his ability to create and negotiate great deals for his clients that work for everyone. Blessed with uncommon legal analytical skills, Ray succeeds by adding what many others don't have: a disarming and friendly demeanor, great business sense, great sales skills, and the instincts and touch of a great negotiator. As a result, his clients recommend him highly, as do his former opponents.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1992

  1. Class Action: 50%
    12 years
  2. Commercial: 30%
    23 years
  3. Employment & Labor: 10%
    21 years
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
    23 years

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($525-650/hour), Contingent (20-50%), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Attorney Endorsements

17 total 

  • Michael Louis Kelly

    I endorse this lawyer's work. He is smart, careful, determined and has the stamina to win any case that can be won, and even some that can't.

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    Michael Kelly Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • James Michael Fraser

    Ray is a tenacious advocate for his client's. He's aggressive, competent, diligent, and relentless in the pursuit of his client's interests. He is an excellent attorney.

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    James Fraser Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Opposing Counsel on matter

Contact Info

Gallo LLP

1299 Fourth St..
Suite 505
San Rafel, CA, CA, 94901-2903

801 S. Figueroa St.
Suite 2170
Los Angeles, CA, 90017

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Resume

License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199205/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2013
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2012
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell2009
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell2008
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell2007
Southern California Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2006
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell2006
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell2005
Southern California Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2005
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell2004
Southern California Rising StarLos Angeles Magazine2004
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell2003
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell2002
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell2001
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell (Lexis-Nexis)2000
AV Rated (Preeminent)Martindale-Hubbell (Lexis-Nexis)1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
General CounselCompex Services, Inc.1996 - 1996
AssociateCrosby Heafey Roach & May1992 - 1994

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Consumer Lawyers of CaliforniaMember2014 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/AN/A
Los Angeles Consumer Lawyers' AssociationN/AN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Rusty Miller v. Hayward, Tilton, & RolappFull $650,000 verdict for Plaintiff (our client)
Amador v. California Culinary Academy$40 million class action settlement agreement, subject to Court approval.
Bottoni v. ______________Estimated $76 Million of charges removed, plus certain refunds.

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Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
California Lawyer MagazineTalking to the Class2014
California LitigationA New Aggregate Litigation Model Emerges2014
California Lawyer MagazineThe Law on Workplace Romances2006
The Corporate BoardTime to Fire Your CEO?2005
Andrews Litigation ReporterDo Executive Employment Agreements Need Morality Clauses?2005

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - Los AngelesLawJD - Juris Doctor1991
Yale UniversityEconomics & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Stanford Law School CodeXLeverage -- a technological substitute for class certification2015
CELA Advanced Wage & Hour SeminarSuccess Stories: Technology Driven Mass Action Litigation2014
Bridgeport class Action Litigation & Management ConferenceClass Action Settlements2013
UCLA Anderson School of BusinessManaging Executive/Company Employment Relationships2006