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Amber A. Eklof

Senior Counsel

(415) 875-3221
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Practices

San Francisco
275 Battery Street
Suite 2000
San Francisco, CA 94111


Education

J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law

  • Certificate of Specialization in Labor and Employment Law
  • CALI Award for Excellence in Employee Benefits (ERISA)
  • Intensive Advocacy Program, 2014
  • Merit Plus Scholarship Recipient
  • USF Moot Court Program: Internal Advocacy Director (2014-2015), First Year Moot Court Case Counsel (2013-2014)
  • First Year Moot Court Oral Argument winner
  • Labor and Employment Law Association
  • Women’s Law Association

B.A., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles

  • Dean’s List
  • Order of Omega honor society
  • Delta Delta Delta
  • Watts Tutorial Program

Amber Eklof is senior counsel in the San Francisco office of Gordon & Rees and is a member of the Employment Practice Group. Ms. Eklof’s practice includes defending employers in all phases of employment litigation including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation and whistleblower claims, and alleged wage and hour violations. She handles matters in state and federal courts, as well claims before administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement.

While in law school, Ms. Eklof was an extern for the Honorable Magistrate Maria-Elena James of the Northern District of California, and worked on various types of cases, including employment discrimination. Ms. Eklof was also actively involved in the Moot Court Program as the Internal Advocacy, running the First Year Moot Court Program and USF’s annual internal competition.

Admissions

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

Memberships

Defense Research Institute

  • DRI Young Lawyers Committee
  • DRI Employment Law Committee

American Bar Association Labor and Employment