Gayle M. Blatt

Partner and Head of Complex Litigation

“The most meaningful part of my work is to provide individuals who have been wronged, with the ability to stand up to intimidating opponents and attain justice” – Gayle M. Blatt

Heading the firm’s complex litigation practice group, Gayle concentrates her practice on consumer class action, data breach cases, and serious personal injury cases. She joined CaseyGerry more than 30 years ago and has become well known for representing injured clients in a wide range of high profile, multi-million- dollar cases.
In addition to her extensive experience in personal injury cases and successful mass torts, Gayle has held leadership positions in several data breach Class Actions such as the Sony Gaming Networks, and YAHOO! Data Breach class action litigations, where she was the only California attorney to serve on the committee. She is currently part of the team litigating the data breach incident involving Citrix Systems.  Gayle has also been involved in the Apple Inc. litigation, the Intel Corp. CPU Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation (“Intel”), the Hydroxycut Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, and the Incretin Mimetics Product Liability Litigation.

Recently, Gayle worked with CaseyGerry managing partner, David S. Casey, Jr. on several high-profile cases such as the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal litigation which settled for a historic $14.7 billion, and the Wells Fargo Collateral Protection Insurance Class Action Suit.

Gayle is highly involved in the community. She is the President of the San Diego County Bar Association Foundation (2020). She also serves as a Board member of the Tom Homann Law Association Foundation. She serves on the Board of Trustees of California Western School of Law Gayle is a member of the Consumer Attorneys of California President’s Club and a member of the Leader’s Forum of the American Association for Justice. Gayle is a Sustaining Member of the Lawyers Club of San Diego, a member of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, where she previously served as President and she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center.

Gayle is regarded as one of the most respected attorneys in San Diego and has received numerous accolades including three Outstanding Trial Lawyer Awards from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. She is listed annually in Best Lawyers in America and has also been honored as one of the Best of the Bar by the San Diego Business Journal. In 2019 alone she was recognized as one of the Top 50 Influential Professionals by the San Diego Daily Transcript, one of the Top 500 Influential Business Leaders by the San Diego Business Journal, Top 10 Lawyers in San Diego, Top 25 Women Lawyers in San Diego, San Diego’s Top Attorneys by the San Diego Metro, and one of the Law Dragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers in America, among other recognitions.

Education
  • Hofstra University, B.A.
  • California Western School of Law, J.D.
Featured Cases
  • Wells Fargo Collateral Protection Insurance Litigation
  • Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation
  • Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep Ecodiesel Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products Liability Litigation
  • YAHOO! Inc. Customer Data Security Breach Litigation
  • Apple Inc. Device Performance Litigation
  • Adkins v. Facebook, Inc
  • Sony Gaming Networks and Customer Data Security Breach Litigation
  • Intel CPU Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation
Awards
Affiliations
  • YAHOO! Class Action Litigation Plaintiffs Executive Committee , Member
  • American Association for Justice, Member
  • State Bar of California, Member
  • San Diego County Bar Association, Member
  • Lawyers Club San Diego, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
  • South Asian Bar Association of San Diego, Member
  • Tom Homann Law Association, Member
  • Filipino American Lawyers of San Diego, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, President 2007
  • California Western School of Law, Board of Trustees
Involvement
  • Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center, Board of Directors, Executive Committee