Press Release

Morgan Lewis Appoints Managing Partner in Santa Monica Office

January 20, 2015

SANTA MONICA, January 20, 2015 – Morgan Lewis is pleased to announce the appointment of partner Seth M. Gerber as managing partner of the firm’s Santa Monica office effective immediately as the firm – now one of the largest in the world – begins a significant new chapter in 2015. 

Mr. Gerber is a trial lawyer whose practice focuses on business, trade secret, and real estate litigation. He has tried cases in state and federal courts, including both jury and bench trials, as well as in alternative dispute resolution forums.  In 2011, Mr. Gerber was named one of the top 20 lawyers in California under the age of 40 by the Los Angeles andSan Francisco Daily Journal. Mr. Gerber joined the firm from Bingham McCutchen. He earned his J.D. at UC Hastings College of Law and his B.A. at Trinity College, where he graduated Pi Gamma Mu.

“We are thrilled to have Seth as the leader of our Santa Monica office, particularly at such an exciting time for the firm with our enhanced abilities to counsel and serve new and valued clients,” said Firm Chair Jami McKeon. “Morgan Lewis is dedicated to delivering the highest quality results to advance our clients’ legal and business interests – from Santa Monica to Tokyo, London to San Francisco, Silicon Valley to Moscow, and points in between.”

In November, Morgan Lewis welcomed more than 200 partners and nearly 600 other lawyers, legal professionals, and staff from Bingham McCutchen. Morgan Lewis offers clients global access to broad capabilities across a comprehensive spectrum of services and industries addressing virtually every aspect of corporate, financial, and asset management operations.