Firm Announcement - JAYME L. WALKER and ROBERT J. SCHWARTZ

January 1, 2016

JaymeEffective January 1, 2016 JAYME L. WALKER was elevated to partner with GWILLIAM IVARY CHIOSSO CAVALLI & BREWER . Together with Robert J. Schwartz, who was also elevated to partner, the fi rm is wellpositioned for a bright future. Jayme L. Walker has extensive experience in employment law, personal injury, wrongful death and civil rights law. She has served as co-trial counsel with J. Gary Gwilliam in a business dispute that resulted in a verdict of over $11 million dollars. Ms. Walker has also taken a lead role in litigating many cases to resolution in six and seven figure settlements and high profile cases, including a 2015 whistleblower lawsuit against the City and County of San Francisco and Chief of Police Greg Suhr. The case settled for $725,000.00 after pretrial motions and just before jury selection and was front page news of the San Francisco Chronicle. Jayme Walker serves on the Board of the Alameda Contra Costa County Trial Lawyer's as the Education Chair and is a Board Member for Consumer Attorney's of California. She is also an active CELA member. She is a graduate from the University of San Francisco, School of Law and admitted to practice in the State of California and the 9th Circuit. Gwilliam IvaryChiosso Cavalli & Brewer is proud of Jayme's achievement from clerking at our fi rm to becoming an associate attorney. We welcome her practicing with the fi rm as it continues, after more than 35 years, to specialize in personal injury and consumer law including civil litigation, employment law, professional malpractice law, product liability, bad faith insurance, and business fraud.

Robert Effective January 1, 2016 ROBERT J. SCHWARTZ was elevated to partner with GWILLIAM IVARY CHIOSSO CAVALLI & BREWER . Together with Jayme L. Walker, who was also elevated to partner, the fi rm is well-positioned for a bright future. Robert Schwartz has extensive experience in employment law, personal injury, and civil litigation and appeals. He played a central role in the long-running litigation over a 2008 layoff at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, which resulted in a settlement of more than $37 million. In addition, he has successfully represented several whistle blowers in the healthcare industry. Robert Schwartz graduated from the University of Michigan in 1999 with a B.A. in English. In 2007, he received a law degree from the University of Oregon. He is admitted to practice before all courts of the State of California and the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer welcomes Robert Schwartz as the fi rm continues, after more than 35 years, to specialize in personal injury and consumer law, including civil litigation, employment law, professional malpractice law, product liability, bad faith insurance, and business fraud.