LOS ANGELES, Calif., May 22, 2019 – Glaser Weil is proud to announce that Julie R. F. Gerchik has been elevated to partner in the firm’s Litigation Department.
“Julie has become an instrumental member of Glaser Weil’s litigation department and a tremendous representative of the firm. This well-deserved promotion speaks to her dedication and the significant contributions she has brought to her role,” said Partner and Chair of the Litigation Department Patricia L. Glaser.
Based in the Century City office, Ms. Gerchik focuses her practice on various types of complex commercial matters. Specializing in arbitration, business, class action, entertainment, and general complex commercial matters, she possesses considerable experience in all aspects of practice.
Ms. Gerchik represents clients in major domestic and international financial institutions, private equity firms, hedge funds, and financial advisory firms. Ms. Gerchik also handles a broad range of litigation involving the entertainment industry, the affordable housing industry, trade associations, and the real estate industry.
“Julie’s outstanding capabilities and experience have added enormous value to the firm, furthering Glaser Weil’s mission to better serve its clients. She has implemented new initiatives to foster a cohesive firm culture and further support Glaser Weil’s position as a top-tier firm and market leader,” said Managing Partner Peter M. Weil.
Ms. Gerchik is a Hiring Partner for the Litigation Department, and also focuses her efforts on promoting diversity and the firm’s culture. She also founded the Annual Glaser Weil Business Litigation Symposium.
Ms. Gerchik dedicates herself to the community and to pro bono work. She has held highly-regarded positions on various boards, including the Executive Committee of the Litigation Section of the Los Angeles County Bar, Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and Bet Tzedek.
Ms. Gerchik earned her law degree from New College, Oxford University and received a Master in Law degree (LL.M.) from New York University School of Law. Ms. Gerchik received her B.A., magna cum laude at the University of California, Berkeley, and an additional Master degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics and Political Science.