Jeffrey F. Gersh is a Partner of the Firm and Chair of the Trademark and Copyright Practice. Before joining Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP, Jeffrey was managing partner of The Gersh Law Firm, Inc. for over 10 years and a partner for 25 years with Zimmerman, Rosenfeld, Gersh and Leeds, LLP. He has litigated, arbitrated, or mediated complex business and commercial matters, for both plaintiffs and defendants, whether individuals, public or private corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies and/or its members, shareholders and partners, involving various types of disputes, including contract matters, trade secrets, intellectual property (trademarks, copyrights and trade dress) negligence and fraud, employment, real estate, license agreements, the apparel and garment industry, and general business matters. Jeffrey has also represented and represents many of his clients in various transactional matters relating to general business, the garment industry, real estate, entity formation, trademarks, trade dress, copyrights and other intellectual property matters, trade secret matters, and employment matters to name a few.
Jeffrey has been directly involved in litigation and business matters for clients not only in California, but also in New York, Nevada, Texas, Arizona, London, Australia, and Estonia and other places. He has litigated cases from inception through trial and in some cases appeal, directly responsible for all aspects of the prosecution, defense and resolution of his client’s complicated and sophisticated matters in both state and federal courts. As a result of his commitment to his client’s needs, he has enjoyed long-standing client relationships.
Jeffrey received his B.A. from California State University at Northridge and his J.D. from Whittier Law School. He is admitted to practice law before the United States Supreme Court, the California Supreme Court, all California state courts, as well as the United States District Courts in Central, Northern, Southern, and Eastern Districts of California. He has been admitted pro hac vice to represent clients in the United States District Court for the Second Circuit and before the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and Fourth Circuit. He is a member of the State Bar of California, the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Jeffrey has served as a Voluntary Settlement Conference Officer as well as Mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court. He is a former Judge Pro Tem for the Beverly Hills Superior Court.