|Gretchen E. Birkheimer
2200 Geng Road, Suite 230
Palo Alto CA 94303
Gretchen E. Birkheimer joined Pierce & Shearer’s Palo Alto office in February 2012. Ms. Birkheimer practices general civil and employment litigation, representing individuals and small business in litigation and binding arbitration and before state and local agencies. Ms. Birkheimer is experienced in contract and employment disputes, construction litigation and environmental and administrative law. She is a member of the California Bar and the Palo Alto Area Bar Association.
Ms. Birkheimer graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of California at Irvine, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. She earned her law degree at the University of California at Berkeley: Boalt Hall School of Law, where she served as Associate Editor on the Ecology Law Quarterly and as a member of the Moot Court Board and Boalt Hall Women’s Association.
University of California at Irvine, B.A. 1999
University of California, Berkeley – Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D. 2002
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
United States District Court for the Northern District of California
California Bar Association
Palo Alto Area Bar Association
National Association of Women Lawyers