Jennifer V. Gateb is an Associate in Tyson & Mendes’ Los Angeles office. Her practice focuses on insurance defense. Ms. Gateb has extensive civil litigation experience defending individuals, corporations, medical professionals, and insurance companies in personal injury, medical malpractice, construction defect, premises liability, and other general liability matters.
Ms. Gateb is a zealous advocate for her clients throughout all stages of litigation, consistently obtaining swift and favorable results through informal negotiation and mediation, as well as dismissals through dispositive motions. She has successfully drafted and argued various motions including motions for summary judgment/adjudication, motions to compel, and motions to reopen discovery. Ms. Gateb also has experience in corporate, estate planning, and employee benefits matters, having successfully defended corporations and small businesses in IRS audits and other government compliance programs.
Ms. Gateb earned her J.D. in 2013 from California Western School of Law in San Diego and studied international intellectual property abroad in Florence, Italy. Interning pro bono, she earned the Legal Aid Society of San Diego Pro Bono Outstanding Service Award as well as the State Bar of California Wiley M. Manuel Certificate for Pro Bono Legal Services. In 2009, she obtained her B.A. from the University of California at Berkeley. Ms. Gateb is admitted to practice in California, including the Southern California United States District Court, and is a member of the Los Angeles and San Diego Bar Associations.
In her free time, Ms. Gateb enjoys baking, fashion design, and traveling.
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