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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 25%
  2. Banking: 25%
  3. Business: 25%
  4. Class Action: 25%

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  • Ronald Ira Frederick

    Mark is an excellent lawyer. One of the tops in his field. He is effective, hard working, very smart and well respected in the legal comunity.


    Ronald Frederick Class action Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Chavez & Gertler LLP

42 Miller Avenue
Mill Valley, CA, 94941


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Consumer Attorney Of The YearNational Association of Consumer Advocates2013
Guardian of Justice AwardBay Area Legal Aid2012
Equal Justice AwardLaw Foundation of Silicon Valley2007
Champion of Justice AwardBar Association of San Francisco2006
Law Firm of the YearLos Angeles Center for Law & Justice2001
Northern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics and San Francisco MagazineN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerChavez & Gertler LLC1994 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Public Citizen FoundationChairN/A
National Consumer Law CenterFormer Board MemberN/A
National Association of Consumer AdvocatesCo-Founder and Former Co-ChairN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Richardson v. Wells Fargo Auto Finance, Inc.Won $232 million for the plaintiffs
Smith v. General Motors Acceptance CorporationWon $105 million for the plaintiffs
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Stanford Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
University of the Americas, Puebla, MexicoInternational Relations and AffairsBA - Bachelor of Arts1975
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Stanford University Law School's Distinguished Practitioner Speaker SeriesClass actions2007