Brett A. “Gil” Gilstrap


Mr. Gilstrap counsels clients on labor and employment law matters and aggressively represents clients in litigation of employment law and business-related cases before federal courts, state courts and administrative agencies. He also assists clients with minimizing workers compensation exposure and in defending claims in workers compensation of Serious and Willful/132a.


Bar & Court Admissions

U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California


University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, J.D., May 2001
University of California, Davis, B.A. Political Science, June 1994

Military Service

US Army, Military Police, Active Duty 1985 – 1988, Reserve Duty 1988 – 1991
Directed investigations and witness interviews
Member of Special Reaction Team, (SWAT Team)

Professional Activities

Fresno County Bar Association
California Bar Association, Workers Compensation Section
Kern County Bar Association

Former Managing Partner of Central California branch office for San Francisco-based law firm.