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Julie R. F. Gerchik is a partner in the Litigation Department at Glaser Weil. Julie litigates all types of complex commercial matters including financial institution matters, real estate and developer disputes, all types of investigations, entertainment, employment, technology and IP 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.
Julie represents major domestic and international financial institutions, private equity firms, hedge funds, financial advisory firms, and currently or has represented JP Morgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, Societe Generale, the Carlyle Group, the Gores Group, and the Yucaipa Companies.
Julie brings the exacting skill required to effectively handle all types of social media, entertainment, and cutting-edge technology and media disputes, and also regularly represents companies/studios and high-profile individuals in the entertainment industry – particularly when confidentiality is paramount. Julie has represented well-known directors, producers, and Hollywood executives (most recently representing one of the biggest female executives in Hollywood) in employment disputes, and partnership dissolutions. Julie also regularly handles confidential personal disputes – in all arenas.
Additionally, Julie has experience in litigating matters involving accounting firms, including Ernst & Young LLP, Deloitte & Touche LLP and KPMG LLP, and skilled nursing affiliates, the affordable housing industry, trade associations, the music industry, video game companies, and property developers and property management companies.
Julie is Chair of Recruiting for the Litigation Department, Chair of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee, and co-chair of the Pro Bono Committee. Throughout her career, she has been involved in varied 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, as well as varied aspects of Firm Management, including recruiting, associate issues, mentoring and litigation department management.
Prior to joining Glaser Weil, Julie practiced with an Am Law 10 firm in Los Angeles for more than decade. Julie is also a dual citizen of both the United States and Great Britain, and is admitted to both the California and New York bars.
Julie 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, Julie is a member of the Litigation Section of the American Bar Association and the Association of Business Trial Lawyers.
American Bar Association, Litigation Section
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Co-Chair of Diversity Equity & Inclusion for the Executive Committee of the Litigation Section
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Board of Governors and Co-Chair of Business Development
Bet Tzedek New Leadership Council, Member
Co-Chair, Bet Tzedek New Leadership Council, 2013-2016
Board of Directors, 2013-2016
LACBA-WLALA Joint Task Force on the Retention and Promotion of Women Lawyers
Quoted, “'Nothing More than Routine Discovery': Cuomo Seeks to Enforce Subpoenas Against Non-Party Accusers,” New York Law Journal, July 20, 2023.
Quoted, “Attorney: Cuomo 'seeks to punish his victims' by sifting their past,” Albany Times-Union, July 3, 2023.
Quoted, “Lawyers Seek to Quash Ex-Gov. Cuomo’s Subpoenas Aimed at Non-Party Accusers,” New York Law Journal, July 3, 2023.
Quoted, "Ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo demands docs from sexual harassment accuser to fight ongoing lawsuit," New York Post, June 6, 2023.
Quoted, "Victim of antisemitic attack caught on camera sues over violence," Los Angeles Times, March 15, 2022.
Quoted, "BREAKING: Sushi Fumi Victim Files Lawsuit," Jewish Journal, March 15, 2022.
Appeared, “Sienna Mae Gomez Speaks on Jack Wright Allegations,” BFFs Podcast, February 24, 2022.
Quoted, "Cuomo Atty Says NY AG Politicized Sex Harassment Probe," Law360, February 10, 2022.
Quoted, "Andrew Cuomo Plans Comeback Months After Resigning Amid Sexual-Harassment Claims," Wall Street Journal, February 6, 2022.
Quoted, "Andrew Cuomo Says He’s Been ‘Vindicated,’ Won’t Rule Out Run," Bloomberg, February 7, 2022.
Quoted, "'Mean girl’ Melissa DeRosa targets Cuomo accusers with vicious tweet," New York Post, January 21, 2022.
Quoted, "Andrew Cuomo's 'mean girl' aide Melissa DeRosa attacks ex-Governor's...," Daily Mail, January 21, 2022.
Quoted, "An Emboldened Cuomo Takes Swings at Accusers and Investigators," New York Times, January 2022.
Quoted, "Andrew Cuomo lawyer levels accusations of her own against alleged victim Lindsey Boylan," New York Post, January 13, 2022.
Quoted, "Andrew Cuomo attorney says AG investigation was 'shoddy,' outcome was 'predetermined'," The Hill, January 13, 2022.
Quoted, "Top Law Firm, PR Firm Join Legal Team of L.A. Man Attacked by Antisemitic Mob," Jewish Journal, July 7, 2021.
Quoted, "That attack outside L.A. sushi was antisemitic, right? Think again, says lawyer for accused," Forward, July 11, 2021.
Los Angeles Business Journal, "Leaders of Influence: Litigators & Trial Attorneys," July 2023
Variety, "Legal Impact Report," 2023
Benchmark Litigation, Future Star (US-National, California), 2022
Lawdragon, 500 Leading Litigators in America, 2022, 2024
Los Angeles Business Journal, “Women of Influence,” April 2022
Berkeley Law Executive Education: General Counsel Institute, "Going Beyond Legal," June 2021
L.A. Times B2B Publishing, "Leaders in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion," December 2021
Los Angeles Business Journal, "Leaders of Influence: Top Litigators & Trial Lawyers," July 2021
Los Angeles Business Journal, “Women’s Leadership Awards” Nominee, June 2021
Los Angeles Business Journal, "Diversity & Inclusion Awards," Executive of the Year Nominee, 2021
Los Angeles Business Journal, "Thriving in their 40's," 2020
Los Angeles Business Journal, "Women’s Leadership Awards," Rising Star Nominee, 2020
Los Angeles Business Journal, Top Litigator, 2019
Co-author, "Banks Should Ponder Self-Reporting In Light Of DOJ Updates," Law360, June 26, 2023.
“Arbitration Snags And How To Unsnag Them,” American Bar Association (October 2019)
“The State of Scienter: A Comparative Survey Ten Years After the Enactment of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act,” Securities Litigation Report, Vol. 3, No. 1 (Dec.-Jan. 2006)