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Arthur Gaus focuses his practice on Labor and Employment, ADA Defense, Data Privacy and Cyber Security.

Mr. Gaus is an experienced litigator in state and federal courts, representing defendants in a variety of matters. His litigation experience includes  class-action labor and employment claims, ADA access cases and commercial breach of contract actions, including FEHA discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour, collective Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) actions, Occupational Safety and Health Administration-based PAGA claims, as well as civil rights and administrative actions before the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, and the Worker’s Compensation Appeals Board.  

Additionally, Mr. Gaus has experience representing restaurant franchises, small businesses, contractors and transportation companies in business and employment matters with an emphasis on employment law compliance and risk management. Mr. Gaus counsels businesses on privacy policy and compliance including compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) including development of policies, disclosures, notifications, and best practices surrounding data collection and use. 


  • California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California



  • University of California, Santa Cruz 
  • University of San Francisco, School of Law



  •  Alameda Bar Association
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)


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