Kimberly A. Kralowec, Principal and President

During her 22-year career as a litigator, Ms. Kralowec has handled class action matters involving
antitrust (price-fixing and monopolization), consumer finance (mortgage and auto), retail products
(mislabeling and nondisclosure), employment (wage and hour and misclassification), and civil rights
(Unruh Act).  She has also handled numerous class actions alleging violations of California’s Unfair
Competition Law (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code §§17200 et seq.) and Consumers Legal Remedies Act
(Cal. Civ. Code §§1750 et seq.).

Ms. Kralowec handles appellate-level work in class action cases on a regular basis.  She served as
lead appellate counsel for the workers in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court (Hohnbaum),
53 Cal.4th 1004 (2012), in which the California Supreme Court provided important clarifications of
California class action law.  She received a 2013 California Lawyer Attorney of the Year ("CLAY")
Award in recognition of her work on the Brinker matter.  She has been selected by the Daily
Journal as one of the Top 100 Labor & Employment Lawyers in California as well as one of the
Top 75 Woman Lawyers (Litigation) in California. 
Ms. Kralowec publishes and lectures widely.  From 2003 through the present, Ms. Kralowec’s
primary publication has been The UCL Practitioner, a legal weblog covering the UCL, CLRA,
and class action law in California and the Ninth Circuit.  Past speaking engagements include
"Aggregate Proof or 'Trial by Formula'" (The Impact Fund, February 2013); 8th Annual Advanced Wage
& Hour Seminar (California Employment Lawyers Association, May 2012); "The U.S. Supreme Court
Redirects Class Action Defense" (American Bar Association, March 2012);
“The Potential Impact of Dukes on Class Certification in Antitrust and UCL Cases in the Ninth Circuit” (State Bar of California Antitrust and Unfair Competition Law Section, July 2010), “Antitrust Institute 2010: Developments & Hot Topics” (Practising Law Institute, May 2010), and “§17200: The Impact of Tobacco II Cases” (The Rutter Group, March 2010).

Publication credits include “Dukes and Common Proof in California Class Actions,” Competition (Summer 2012); “Evidentiary Extrapolations in California Class Actions: Guidance from Brinker,” California Litigation (July 2012); and “UCL Class Actions After In re Tobacco II,” CAOC Forum (September/October 2009).

Ms. Kralowec received her J.D. in 1992 from the University of California, Davis, School of Law, and her B.A. in 1989 from Pomona College in Claremont, California.  In 1992-1993, she served as a judicial clerk for Judge David Mannheimer of the Alaska Court of Appeals.  Ms. Kralowec is admitted to practice in California, in all federal district courts in California, and in the Ninth Circuit.

Kathleen Styles Rogers, Of Counsel

Ms. Rogers’ diverse legal career includes over 20 years’ experience practicing antitrust and other complex business litigation, as well as 6 years’ experience as Senior Counsel for MCI Telecommunications Corp. Her litigation experience includes class action matters involving antitrust, employment and unfair competition law (California’s Unfair Competition Law (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code §§17200 et seq.).  Ms. Rogers received her B.A. from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and her J.D. from the University of Santa Clara, School of Law, where she served as the first Articles Editor of Santa Clara’s Computer & High-Technology Law Journal.  During law school, Ms. Rogers served as a judicial extern for Justice Edward A Panelli during his tenure on the California Court of Appeal, First Appellate District.  Ms. Rogers formerly was Of Counsel to San Francisco complex litigation firms including The Furth Firm LLP and Hausfeld LLP and was Partner in a general litigation firm with former Congressman Paul N. “Pete” McCloskey, Jr.  Ms. Rogers is admitted to practice in California, the United States Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit, and federal district courts in California.

Arthur C. Kralowec, Of Counsel

Mr. Kralowec received his B.A. degree in History from the University of Southern California in 1963.  He was awarded his J.D. degree in 1971 from the University of California, Davis, School of Law.  Mr. Kralowec has handled litigation and transactional matters for more than 35 years, including regular jury trials throughout his career.  He is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts in California. 

Gary M. Gray, Senior Paralegal and Administrator

Mr. Gray was educated at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and has 20 years’ experience as a litigation paralegal, first with The Furth Firm LLP and its predecessors and more recently with the Chicago firm of Miller Law LLC.  He has had intensive involvement, from pre-filing research to post-trial settlement administration, in numerous antitrust and price-fixing cases, including Kendall-Jackson v. Gallo (trade dress), Alakayak v. All Alaskan (Bristol Bay Salmon Price-Fixing Litigation), High Pressure Laminates Antitrust Litigation, Microcrystalline Cellulose Antitrust Litigation, Abid v. Grosvenor Bus Lines, Inc., and Reed v. Advocate Healthcare, Inc.
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