Charles M. Louderback

Charles M. Louderback

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in San Francisco, CA

Louderback Law Group
 | 44 Montgomery Street, Suite 2970
San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: 415-615-0200
Fax: 415-233-4775
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (60%),
  • Business Litigation (40%)
Attorney Profile

Charles M. Louderback is a distinguished trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience. He specializes in all areas of employment law and business litigation. Mr. Louderback has successfully tried a wide range of employment issues in both state and federal courts including wrongful termination in violation of public policy, breach of contract, retaliation, harassment, discrimination based on race, age, national origin, religion and gender, together with wage and hour violations. His trial of business litigation matters is also extensive including all forms of business torts, contract actions, fraud, unfair competition, unlawful conversion of intellectual property and violations of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. His overall trial record, as well as his relentless and successful pursuit of his clients' interests achieving victories before trial, have produced the highest professional recognition and awards. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and has been recognized in Northern California Super Lawyers, recognizing the top lawyers in the area, every year since its inception in 2002. He has for many years achieved an AV rating, the highest attorney rating possible from Martindale-Hubbell, and is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

About Charles Louderback

Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.louderbackgroup.com/charles-m-louderback/

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • In addition to his trial and litigation work, Mr. Louderback is a writer and teacher for lawyers and law students. His law review article “Standards for Limiting the Tort of Bad Faith Breach of Contract" was cited as authority by the California Supreme Court in both the majority and dissenting opinions in the landmark case of Foley v. Interactive Data and in many subsequent decisions by California Courts of Appeal. In addition, Mr. Louderback is a member of the faculty of the National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA), teaching new attorneys how to conduct jury trials and engage in pretrial discovery. He has been a guest lecturer on trial practice and litigation strategy at Stanford University Law School, Hastings School of Law, University of Santa Clara Law School and Golden Gate University Law School.

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • Mr. Louderback's trials have involved a number of widely publicized and high-stakes cases including Ericksen v. Los Altos Golf & Country Club, where he obtained a defense verdict on behalf of his client involving the First Amendment and the Unruh Act, KS&A v. Xebec, a case of fraud and malice wherein Mr. Louderback achieved a multi-million dollar award on behalf of his clients, and the case of Hopkins v. Dow Corning which gained national publicity and recognition in the area of products liability after Mr. Louderback received a $7.3 million award on behalf of his client after a 7 week trial. Most recently, after a month long, high stakes jury trial, Mr. Louderback obtained a victorious defense verdict for his client facing claims of age discrimination and harassment and damages totaling $1,250,000 in Boswell v. Warehouse Demo Services, Inc., et al.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Mr. Louderback's trial record and relentless and successful pursuit of his clients' interests achieving victories before trial have produced the highest professional recognition and awards. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), a prestigious group of trial attorneys allowing membership by invitation only based upon the trial experience of its members. He is also a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, resulting from the multi-million dollar trial verdicts obtained on behalf of his clients. Mr. Louderback has been a peer-selected member of SuperLawyers, recognizing the top lawyers in northern California, every year since its inception in 2002. He has for many years achieved an A-V rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest attorney rating possible, and is listed on the Martindale-Hubbell Register of Preeminent Lawyers.

Educational Background:

Office Location for Charles M. Louderback

44 Montgomery Street
Suite 2970
San Francisco, CA 94104

 

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Last Updated: 5/7/2018

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