Carol Gilliam is an acclaimed trial lawyer who specializes in employment law. She started her career at prestigious firms including Irell and Manella, and then became Assistant United States Attorney, Criminal Division, specializing in civil rights, environmental crimes, government fraud and public corruption cases, including a civil rights/slavery case that gained worldwide publicity. She opened The Gillam Law Firm in 1994, representing individuals from CEOs to low wage earners, public officials to immigrant workers, resulting in dozens of six- and seven- figure verdicts, arbitration awards and settlements. Her specialties include sex harassment, age discrimination, retaliation, disability, whistleblower, and religion cases.
She negotiates complex compensation and severance packages for executives and handles trade secret, privacy, workplace violence and other challenging issues. Carol speaks and writes widely on trial skills and employment law for national, statewide and local audiences. Carol also is class counsel for thousands of employees in class actions involving wage and hour violations. In recent years the Daily Journal has repeatedly named Carol one of the top employment lawyers in California and one of the top women lawyers in the state. She has been named a Super Lawyer each year since 2010, and a Fellow of the prestigious College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. Carol has proudly managed to raise four children during her 35 years of practice while gaining widespread recognition as a top lawyer unafraid to take on challenging cases.
The Gillam Law Firm, PC
1880 Century Park East, Suite 817
Los Angeles, CA 90067