Practice Areas

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LLM, Review of Law and Social Change

  • Oxford University, B.A., Law

  • London School of Economics and Political Science, M.Sc.

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., magna cum laude

State Bar Admissions

  • California

  • New York

Federal and Patent Bar Admissions

  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

  • United States District Court, Central District of California

  • United States District Court, Southern District of California

  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois

Julie R. F. Gerchik

Of Counsel
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Julie R. F. Gerchik is Of Counsel in the Litigation Department at Glaser Weil. Ms. Gerchik litigates all types of complex commercial matters including financial institution matters, securities litigation and regulatory matters, real estate and developer disputes, technology and IP matters, and entertainment matters. She has considerable experience in all aspects of motion practice, discovery, mediation and both trial and arbitration work in both federal and state court.

Ms. Gerchik represents major domestic and international financial institutions and private equity firms, and currently or has represented JP Morgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, Societe Generale, the Carlyle Group and the Yucaipa Companies. She also has successfully defended accounting firms in civil litigation, including Ernst & Young LLP, Deloitte & Touche LLP and KPMG LLP. Additionally, Ms. Gerchik has represented numerous other clients not mentioned here.

Over the course of Ms. Gerchik’s career she has been involved in a wide range of pro bono matters, including supervising the Holocaust reparations project, drafting the Bill of Rights for a newly created government, leading the representation of a group of low-income individuals in a slumlord action and guardianship cases.

Prior to joining Glaser Weil, Ms. Gerchik practiced with Latham & Watkins in Los Angeles for more than ten years. Ms. Gerchik is also a dual citizen of both the United States and Great Britain, and is admitted to both the California and New York bars.

Ms. Gerchik is a member of the Board of Governors of the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, a member of the Executive Committee of the Litigation Section of Los Angeles County Bar Association, is past Co-Chair of the Executive Committee of the Bet Tzedek New Leadership Council and a current member, and previously was appointed to the Los Angeles County Bar Access to Justice Committee. Additionally, Ms. Gerchik is a member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers.

  • New York University School of Law, LLM, Review of Law and Social Change

  • Oxford University, B.A., Law

  • London School of Economics and Political Science, M.Sc.

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A., magna cum laude

  • California

  • New York

  • United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

  • United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit

  • United States District Court, Central District of California

  • United States District Court, Southern District of California

  • United States District Court, Central District of Illinois

  • American Bar Association, Litigation Section

  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Litigation Section, Executive Committee

  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Board of Governors

  • Bet Tzedek New Leadership Council, Member
       Co-Chair, Bet Tzedek New Leadership Council, 2013-2016
       Board of Directors, 2013-2016

  • "The State of Scienter: A Comparative Survey Ten Years After the Enactment of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act," co-author, Securities Litigation Report, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Dec.-Jan. 2006).