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GABRIEL J. PADILLA | Senior Associate


P: (818) 205-9955 F: (818) 205-9944 E: gpadilla@tharpe-howell.com

GABRIEL J. PADILLA is an Senior Associate of the Firm in its Sherman Oaks, California, office and is a member of its Products Liability Practice GroupFor more than 14 years, Mr. Padilla has represented and defended manufacturers, distributors, and retailers in a wide variety of products defect claims, including mass tort and class-action lawsuits.  His experience also includes Federal and State litigation involving:

  • Defending consumer class-actions under California’s Unfair Competition Laws, Consumer Legal Remedies Act, and other consumer laws.
  • Working in the Firm’s Employment and Labor Law Practice Group, defending claims of wrongful discharge, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation in civil proceedings.
  • Defending companies in complex, multi-party litigation under California’s Proposition 65 law.

Practice Areas


J.D., Loyola Law School, 2003
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1995

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California

Court Admissions

All California State Courts

U.S. District Court - Central District of California

U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California

U.S. District Court - Northern District of California

U.S. District Court - Southern District of California

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