Jayme L. Walker

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Oakland, CA

Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer
 | 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1600, Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-823-5411
Selected to Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017
Licensed Since: 2010
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Civil Rights (10%),
  • Business Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jayme L. Walker represents plaintiffs in wrongful termination, employment discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, and harassment cases, as well as police misconduct, civil rights and serious personal injury, premises and products liability cases. She is part of the employment team at Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer that has been named by the Recorder as one of the Top 10 Leading Plaintiffs Bay Area Employment Law Groups. Ms. Walker is actively involved in the California Employment Lawyers Association, Consumer Attorneys of California and is a board member on the Alameda Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association. Ms. Walker was named by California Super Lawyers as a Rising Star in 2014. When she's not fighting for justice, she enjoys playing guitar and singing with her husband, yoga, backpacking and cooking.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (50%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Personal Injury - General (30%): Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Civil Rights (10%): Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

Business Litigation (10%)

Focus Areas

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Personal Injury - General: Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Civil Rights: Americans with Disabilities Act, Police Misconduct, Race Discrimination, Disability, Discrimination

Selections

top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Rising Stars: 2014 - 2017

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About Jayme Walker

Admitted: 2010, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.giccb.com/Attorneys/Jayme-L-Walker.shtml

Honors and Awards:

  • Named by the Recorder as one of the Top 10 Leading Plaintiffs Bay Area Employment Law Groups
  • Rising Star, California Super Lawyers, 2014

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Board Member, Consumer Attorneys of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • California
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Board Member, Alameda Contra Costa County Trial Lawyer's Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Speaker , E-Discovery for Plaintiff's Lawyers, CELA, 2015
  • E-Discovery for Plaintiff's Lawyers, Plaintiff Magazine, 2015
  • How to Win a Summary Judgement Motion in Your Employment Case- The Verdict, 2015
  • Effectively Using Jury Consultants at Trial- Contra Costa Bar Association, 2012
  • The Crossover Relationship between Worker's Compensation and Personal Injury Cases- Moderator, ACCTLA

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Represented female attorneys in pregnancy discrimination claims against major law firms and African Americans in race discrimination claims against major technology companies
  • Represented another long time employee of a major bank in an age discrimination case that resolved just before trial
  • Represented 3 employees in race discrimination claims against a major bank in federal court. The case resolved just before trial
  • Represented 10 former insurance agents in an age discrimination case that settled just before trial after Ms. Walker defeated 10 separate summary judgment motions
  • Represented a mother who lost her son in a random act of violence at an apartment complex in Sacramento. The apartment complex claimed that the shooters were 100% at fault. Despite the fact that the complex had notice of gang activity in the neighborhood it did not hire security. The case resulted in a settlement of $750,000.00
  • Represented a family whose husband and father was killed in a bicycle accident due to roadway conditions in Oakland. The result was a $2 million settlement
  • Represented a former police department attorney in a 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
  • Represented a small business owner against a major company in a contract dispute. The trial resulted in a verdict of over $11 million for the plaintiff
Find Me Online
Website - www.giccb.com
Office Location for Jayme L. Walker

1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1600
Oakland, CA 94612

Phone: 510-823-5411

 

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Last Updated: 2/10/2017

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