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I handle consumer, wage and hour, civil rights, and antitrust class actions.  Feel free to contact me for a free consultation about your possible class action case.


Practice areas


  1. Class Action: 100%
    23 years

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The Kralowec Law Group

188 The Embarcadero
Suite 800
San Francisco, CA, 94105


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Consumer Advocate of the YearConsumer Attorneys of California, Women's Caucus2010
Presidential Award of MeritConsumer Attorneys of California2009
Presidential Award of MeritConsumer Attorneys of California2008
Patrick J. Hopkins Memorial Writing AwardU.C. Davis Law Review1992
F.S. Jennings Prize in Expository WritingPomona College Department of English1986
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerThe Kralowec Law Group2010 - Present
PartnerSchubert Jonckheer Kolbe & Kralowec LLP2008 - 2010
Of CounselThe Furth Firm LLP2001 - 2008
PartnerSeverson & Werson2000 - 2001
AssociateSeverson & Werson 1996 - 2000
AssociateLaw Office of Arthur C. Kralowec1993 - 1996
ClerkJudge David Mannheimer, Alaska Court of Appeals1992 - 1993
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of California, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law SectionVice Chair2009 - Present
State Bar of California, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law SectionExecutive Committee2008 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2007 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBoard of Governors2007 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2004 - Present
State Bar of California, Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law SectionMember2001 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoMember, Appellate Practice Section1996 - Present
U.C. Davis Law ReviewSenior Articles Editor1991 - 1992
Publication nameTitleDate
ForumA Tool for Mischief: Preemptive Defense Motions Under BCBG Overtime Cases to Reject Class Certification (with Kevin K. Green)2009
ForumUCL Class Actions After In re Tobacco2009
Legal Weblog, 2003-presentThe UCL Practitioner, legal weblog on California's Unfair Competition Law (Bus. & Prof. Code §§17200 et seq.) and consumer class actions2008
ForumUCL Standing to Seek Injunctive Relief: Is a Restitutionary Loss Required?2008
Legal Weblog, 2007-2009The Appellate Practitioner, legal weblog on appellate practice in California and the Ninth Circuit2008
Daily JournalThe Class Representative’s Pre-Certification Bill of Rights2007
ForumThree Evolving Facets of UCL Restitution2007
ForumUCL Injunctions to Remedy the Past Effects of Wrongful Conduct: Before and After Proposition 642007
ForumThe UCL’s ‘Unfair’ Prong: Recent Case Law Muddies the Waters Even More2007
ForumThe Consumers Legal Remedies Act: An Alternative to the UCL in the Post-Prop. 64 World2006
Daily JournalProposition 64 and the ‘Statutory Repeal Rule'2006
U.C. Davis Law ReviewEstoppel Claims Against ERISA Employee Benefit Plans1992
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Davis School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Pomona College (Claremont)EnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts (cum laude)1989
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
State Bar of California, 19th Annual Golden State Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law InstituteClass Actions after In re Tobacco Cases II2009
SFTLA Wage & Hour Seminar: The Essential UpdateThe Supreme Court Theater: Now Playing and Coming Soon2009
Recorder RoundtableProposition 64: Are the Standards Changing?2009
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationNeed a Light? Understanding Voter Limits on Unfair Competition Actions After Tobacco II2009
Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Second Annual Class Action SymposiumRecent Developments and Pending Cases2009
CAOC Third Annual Class Action SeminarOpposing Preemptive Defense Attacks on Class Certification2009
CAOC Annual ConventionMiracle Growth for Your Practice: Class Actions2009
California Employment Lawyers Association, 5th Annual Advanced Wage and Hour SeminarThe Supreme Court Theater: Now Playing and Coming Soon2009
West LegalworksLaw Blogging for Fun and Profit: Building Your Audience, Building Your Practice2008
State Bar of California, 6th Annual Unfair Competition Law ProgramSection 17200: The State of the Law Today2008
CAOC Tahoe Ski SeminarUpdate On Section 172002008
CAOC Second Annual Class Action SeminarDiscovery Techniques in Class Action Cases2008
CAOC Annual ConventionDiscovery Techniques in Class Action Cases2008
West Legalworks17th Annual Litigation & Resolution of Complex Class Actions Conference2007
State Bar of California, 5th Annual Unfair Competition Law ProgramSection 17200–The State of the Law Today2007
The Law Library 2006: Skills, Strategies, and Solutions, Practising Law InstituteBlogs and RSS Feeds2006
2006 Class Action and UCL Conference, Bridgeport Continuing EducationUCL Remedies: The Scope of Restitution and Injunctive Relief2006
Unfair Competition Claims 2005, Practising Law Institute (with Judge Richard A. Kramer)The Impact of Proposition 642005
The Future of Legal Research: Legal Resources and Access Today and Tomorrow, Northern California Association of Law LibrariansBlogs — Cutting Edge or Bleeding Edge?2005
Santa Clara County Bar Association (with Judge James P. Kleinfeld)Be Careful What You Wish For: The UCL After Prop. 642005
Bar Association of San Francisco, Appellate Practice Section (with Justice Barbara J.R. Jones)Appellate Practice 101: Master the Basics, Avoid the Traps2000