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Thomas P. Brown IV

Thomas P. Brown IV

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Location:
Pasadena, California
Phone:
626-993-6790
Fax:
626-229-1917
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Mr. Brown received his B.A. degree from Temple University cum laude in 1970, and his J.D. degree in 1974 from Vanderbilt University Law School. Mr. Brown was a trial attorney for the United States Department of Labor's Solicitors Office in Atlanta, Georgia from 1976 to 1979 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in San Francisco, California during 1979 and 1980.

Mr. Brown entered private practice in 1981, first at Zoerbst Vienna and then at Jackson Lewis. He became a partner with Ford & Harrison (1984-1991) and a shareholder at Epstein Becker & Green (1991-2006) before co-founding Brown Gitt Law Group LLP in June 2006. He has represented employers and management in all aspects of single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action labor and employment litigation, in addition to his experience in other areas of business and commercial litigation.

Mr. Brown is a frequent contributor to The Labor Lawyer and was named a Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine for 2006 through 2012. He is a member of the Pasadena Bar Association. Mr. Brown is a frequent speaker on employment and labor topics.

Bar Admissions:

Georgia, 1973 (now inactive); California, 1981

Court Admissions:

Mr. Brown is admitted to all California State courts as well as the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and United States District Courts for the Northern, Central and Southern Districts of California.

Trial Experience:

Mr. Brown has tried more than 20 employment and contracts cases during the past ten years, winning in the vast majority of the trials. Generally, he tries two to three cases per year when he cannot prevail in mediation or summary adjudication.

Mr. Brown is a frequent contributor to The Labor Lawyer and was named a Super Lawyer by Los Angeles Magazine for 2006 through 2012. He is a member of the Pasadena Bar Association. Mr. Brown is a frequent speaker on employment and labor topics.

Areas of Practice

  • Labor and Employment Law
  • Class Actions
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Litigation
  • Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Harassment
  • Management Employment Law
  • Personnel Policies
  • Personnel Training
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Business Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1975
  • California, 1981
  • District of Columbia, 1975

Education

  • Vanderbilt University Law School, Nashville, Tennessee
    • J.D. - 1974
  • Temple University
    • B.A. cum laude - 1970

Published Works

  • Frequent Writer, Labor Lawyer

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyer, Los Angeles Magazine, 2005 - 2013
  • Pasadena Magazine Top 10 Attorneys, 2010 - 2012
  • Cambridge Who’s Who
  • Los Angeles Magazine Top Lawyer

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • State Bar of Georgia

Past Employment Positions

  • Epstein Becker & Green, Shareholder, 1991 - 2006
  • Ford & Harrison, Partner, 1984 - 1991
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Trial Attorney, 1979 - 1981
  • United States Department of Labor's Solicitors Office in Atlanta, Georgia and San Francisco, California, Trial Attorney, 1976 - 1979

We represent clients in Pasadena, Glendale, Burbank, Los Angeles, San Diego, Newport Beach, Irvine, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Long Beach, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Ontario, Riverside, San Bernardino, Pomona, Anaheim, Fullerton, Palm Springs, Bakersfield, Los Angeles County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Orange County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, San Diego County, Kern County, Southern California, San Gabriel Valley, San Fernando Valley, Inland Empire, Northern California and San Joaquin Valley.

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