Gary is a nationally recognized leader of the class action bar. Focusing on consumer class actions and mass torts, Gary has recovered more than $1.5 billion in the 22 years he has represented plaintiffs.
Gary attended Brown University in Rhode Island where he graduated Magna Cum Laude before attending law school at Duke University School of Law. During his studies in law school, Gary was the editor of the school’s law review, Law & Contemporary Problems. Gary also clerked for the Honorable Andrew J. Kleinfeld, U.S. District Court Judge, in Anchorage, Alaska.
After law school, Gary joined Skadden Arps, one of the leading law firms in the world. Gary then joined Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC and became a Partner where he focused his practice on class action litigations. Gary was also the Founding Partner and first Managing Partner of Whitfield Bryson & Mason LLP.
With his broad experience, Gary is nationally known for representing consumers in class actions involving a wide range of defective products, including Chinese drywall, fire retardant plywood, polybutylene pipe, high-temperature plastic venting, hardboard siding, pharmaceutical products, consumer electronics and automobiles.