Rosa Vigil-Gallenberg founded Gallenberg PC with the goal of making legal services accessible to everyone regardless of a person’s ability to pay. She provides personalized legal services to California residents. Ms. Gallenberg has been given an excellent rating by avvo.com, a leading website in attorney ratings in the United States. She has also appeared as a legal analyst on CNN En Espanol.
Ms. Gallenberg received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California Los Angeles where she double majored in Political Science and Sociology with a minor in Public Policy. Ms. Gallenberg received a Juris Doctor degree and a Civil Litigation Certificate from the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco.
During law school, she received several academic excellence awards, was a founding member and Articles Editor for the Hastings Business Law Journal and served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable Judge Sanchez Gordon in the Los Angeles Superior Court (Stanley Mosk Courthouse).
After graduating from law school, Ms. Gallenberg passed the California Bar exam on her first attempt. Prior to founding Gallenberg PC, Ms. Gallenberg worked at law firms representing businesses as well as individuals in several complex legal matters, including contract breach, wage and hour class actions, and construction defect cases.
Ms. Gallenberg focuses her practice on employment, consumer matters, and class actions. Given her litigation credentials and experience, Ms. Gallenberg manages all the litigation matters at Gallenberg PC.
Ms. Gallenberg is a member of the Employment Law Section of the California State Bar, California Employment Lawyers Association and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. She is admitted to practice law in all California state courts and the United States District Court for the Northern and Southern District.
When Ms. Gallenberg is not busy working in legal matters, she enjoys spending time with her family, pets, watching CNN, and volunteering. Ms. Gallenberg is fluent in Spanish.Education
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Double Major: Political Science, Sociology
Minor: Public Policy
Honors: UCLA Academic Honors 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Honors: The National Dean’s List 2000-2001
Honors: Americorps Award 1999-2001
Awards: Bet Tzedek Certificate of Appreciation for Volunteer Legal Services
Awards: The State Bar of California Wiley W. Manuel Award
University of California, Hastings College of the Law
J.D. and Civil Litigation Certificate
Honors: The Hastings Business Law Journal (Founder, Editor & Executive Chair)
Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Trial Advocacy II
Honors: Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Honors: CALI Excellence for the Future Award, Alternative Dispute Resolution
Awards: Percy E. Towne Scholarship
Awards: Bernard & Joan Maier Scholarship
Awards: IRS Tax Law Certificate of Appreciation
State Bar of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District
U.S. District Court for the Central District
The State Bar of California, Employment Law Section
California Employment Lawyers Association (“CELA”)
Consumer Association Attorneys of Los Angeles (“CAALA”)
Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
Beverly Hills County Bar Association
Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)
The Mexican American Bar Association of Los Angeles (MABA)
Latina Lawyer’s Bar Association Los Angeles
English, Spanish.Contact Employment and Class Action Lawyer
To contact Ms. Gallenberg, a Los Angeles employment attorney; please dial (213) 986-8432. For Beverly Hills, please call (310) 295-1654. For Burbank and surrounding San Fernando Valley, please call (818) 237-5267.
Raymond Gallenberg is an attorney and partner with Gallenberg PC. Mr. Gallenberg has extensive experience in all manner of civil litigation in California state court and federal court. After graduating magna cum laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, Mr. Gallenberg spent nearly a decade at some of the biggest and best defense-side law firms representing public and private companies, corporate officers and directors, and other professionals in complex business litigation, including federal and state class actions and shareholder derivative actions, governmental investigations and enforcement actions, and internal corporate investigations.
Now, however, he has refocused his energy and expertise of complex civil litigation on representing employees and consumers with the aim of using his extensive experience to help those most in need of legal services as they attempt to protect their rights against corporate America and big business.
While in law school, Mr. Gallenberg was an Executive Editor of Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly Journal and was a Founding Editor and Executive Board Member, Senior Articles Editor of the Hastings Business Law Journal. Mr. Gallenberg is admitted to practice law in California and is admitted to all state and federal courts in the State of California and to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
In addition to practicing law, Mr. Gallenberg is also skilled amateur chef, an avid baseball fan, and enjoys attending live music concerts.Education
University of California, Hastings College of the Law,
J.D., Juris Doctor
Honors: Magna cum laude (top 5% of class); Order of the Coif; Thurston Society 2004-2005;
CALI & Witkin Award, Corporations (Fall 2003)
Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly Journal, Executive Editor
Hastings Business Law Journal, Founding Editor and Executive Board Member, Senior Articles Editor
University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee,
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Majors: History & Political Science
Honors: various history department and Dean’s list honors
To contact Mr. Gallenberg, a Los Angeles employment law attorney; please dial (213) 986-8432 Ext. 109. For Beverly Hills, please call (310) 295-1654. For Burbank and surrounding San Fernando Valley, please call (818) 237-5267.
Bridget Howze is an attorney with Gallenberg PC. Ms. Howze attended the University of California, Santa Cruz where she graduated with Honors and received a Bachelor of Arts degree. She majored in legal studies and minored in communications, participating in the university’s broadcast media program. Ms. Howze was awarded the Regents Scholarship all four years of her undergraduate studies.
Ms. Howze received a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law. She was awarded the Law Honors Scholarship. During law school, Ms. Howze was an intern for the Children’s Advocacy Institute as well as the Center for Public Interest Law. She also studied abroad at the Institute on International and Comparative Law in London, England.
After graduating from law school, Ms. Howze passed the California Bar exam on her first attempt. She then worked for a legal non-profit agency serving Los Angeles County. Ms. Howze has since worked at several law firms representing individuals primarily in bankruptcy and family law proceedings. Now Ms. Howze has turned her focus to employment law and is committed to protecting the rights of individuals against corporate interests.
Ms. Howze has been admitted to the State Bar of California since June 15, 2005 and is admitted to the United States District Court for the Central District of California.
Outside of the office, Ms. Howze enjoys volunteering, spending time with family and friends, playing tennis, and attending live music events.Education
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
B.A., Bachelor of Arts
Major: Legal Studies
Graduated with Honors
UC Regents’ Scholar (4 years)
University of San Diego School of Law
J.D., Juris Doctor
Institute on International and Comparative Law, Study Abroad Program (London, England; 2002)
Children’s Advocacy Institute Internship
Center for Public Interest Law Internship
Public Interest Law Foundation membership (2002-2004)
To contact Ms. Howze, a Los Angeles employment law attorney; please dial (213) 986-8432 Ext. 103. For Beverly Hills, please call (310) 295-1654. For Burbank and surrounding San Fernando Valley, please call (818) 237-5267.
Ms. Ilitia Tapia is a Legal Assistant at Gallenberg PC. Ms. Tapia is in charge of providing excellent customer service to our clients and support services to our attorneys.
Ms. Tapia began her journey at Pasadena City College, where she pursued an Associates in Science and a Paralegal Certificate.
Prior to joining Gallenberg PC. Ms. Tapia worked for four years with Immigration law firms. Assisting high-volume range of applications for adults, minors, long-time residents and citizens.
In her spare time, Ms. Tapia enjoys spending time with her one-and-a-half-year-old daughter family and friends. Ms. Tapia is fluent in Spanish and knowledgeable in American Sign Language.