Jeff Grube is a founding partner of Grube Brown & Geidt LLP in San Francisco, California. He represents and advises employers in all aspects of employment law, with a particular emphasis on disability accommodation, wage and hour class actions, sales commission disputes, and equal employment opportunity litigation.
Mr. Grube is a trial attorney. He has represented companies as lead trial counsel in cases that have gone to judgment and defense verdicts in state and federal courts and arbitral forums in and out of California. Some recent examples include:
- Jury verdicts for employers against claims of failure to provide reasonable accommodation, race discrimination, retaliation, whistle-blowing, age discrimination, failure to provide meal periods, and failure to pay overtime compensation.
- Bench trial verdicts for employers against claims of unfair competition and failure to pay management bonuses.
- Summary judgments for employers against claims of disability discrimination, failure to provide reasonable accommodation, age discrimination, race discrimination, sexual orientation harassment, sexual harassment, and retaliation.
- Arbitrator judgments for employers against multi-employee claims for sales incentive compensation.
Mr. Grube is assistant editor of the third edition of the American Bar Association’s treatise, Employment Discrimination Law (1996). Maintaining his ties to that project, Mr. Grube is management chair of the Retaliation chapter and Final Proof Editor of the Monetary Relief chapter of the fourth edition of Employment Discrimination Law (2007). Mr. Grube also has authored or co-authored articles published in the Southern California Law Review, the Los Angeles Daily Journal, California Labor Letter, the Washington Legal Foundation’s Legal Backgrounder, and the California Labor and Employment Review. Mr. Grube is a frequent speaker before industry and bar association groups on a variety of employment-related topics, including disability accommodation, age discrimination, sales compensation, retaliation, privacy, leaves of absence, employment-related trial practice, deposition skills, arbitration agreements, independent contractor agreements, and class actions.