Gregory G. Gomez engages in a litigation practice emphasizing professional malpractice defense and business litigation. Mr. Gomez joined Hansen, Kohls, Sommer & Jacob, LLP as an associate attorney in February 2018.
Mr. Gomez graduated from Santa Clara University, in 1997, with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. After working in Silicon Valley for several years, including at Elon Musk's first start-up, Zip2 Corporation, Mr. Gomez earned his Juris Doctor degree from Notre Dame Law School in 2005.
Mr. Gomez began practicing law in 2006 as a Deputy Attorney General with the California Department of Justice. He represented public safety and public entities in all phases of litigation, including trial and appeal, in both the State and Federal court systems. While with the Department of Justice, he had a federal defense jury verdict in Jolivet v. Scribner, 1:04-cv-05095.
In 2013, Mr. Gomez joined Mastagni Holstedt, APC, where he represented public safety and labor associations in all phases of litigation, including trial and appeal, in both the State and Federal court systems.
Along with his jury and administrative trial experience, Mr. Gomez has had great success representing his clients' interests on appeal. Mr. Gomez was counsel of record before the California Supreme Court in Larkin v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd. (2015) 62 Cal.4th 152 and before the Court of Appeal in Stevens v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd. (2015) 241 Cal.App.4th 1074 (as amicus curiae). Mr. Gomez was also lead counsel in Quillar v. California Dep't of Corr., 393 F. App'x 429 (9th Cir. 2010), Davis v. Kissinger, 465 F. App'x 715 (9th Cir. 2012), Gage v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd. (2016) 6 Cal.App 5th 1128, and Ramirez v. Workers' Comp. Appeals Bd. (2017) 10 Cal.App.5th 205.
Mr. Gomez is a member of the State Bar of California, the Sacramento County Bar Association, and the Placer County Bar Association. He is admitted to practice before all of the State and Federal courts in California, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the Supreme Court of the United States.