Pat has been selected to the “Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars” each year since 2019. He enjoys helping individuals and employers deal with complex California employment law issues and business disputes. He regularly practices in civil courts and in arbitration forums throughout Southern California, in addition to routinely handling administrative law cases. These include disability and unemployment appeals before the Employment Development Department (EDD), wage disputes before the California Labor Commissioner, and discrimination and harassment matters pending in the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).
Before founding Gangitano Law in 2020, Pat was a partner at a boutique employment law firm in Long Beach, California, where he spent over seven years representing employers and employees in employment and business disputes and advising local businesses on Human Resources issues and California employment law compliance. Prior to that, his practice was exclusively devoted to workers’ compensation law, representing clients throughout Southern California from San Diego to Oxnard.
Pat is a New York native who moved to California to attend law school at Chapman University, where he earned his JD/MBA in 2011. He is an active member of Provisors, the Orange County Bar Association, the Long Beach Bar Association (past President of the Barristers section), and the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce (past President of the Long Beach Young Professionals section). Pat lives in downtown Long Beach with his wife and daughter. When he is not practicing law, he is an active musician, playing guitar and singing at local venues.
Gangitano Law, PC is dedicated to providing you with value throughout your experience with the firm. Navigating legal disputes and compliance requirements can be costly and time-consuming, so it is important to approach these challenges thoughtfully to help to maximize efficiency and minimize waste. Gangitano Law, PC aims to help you shoulder the weight of your legal issue, whether by obtaining a fast and fair settlement, putting an end to never-ending litigation, or saving you from the headaches and uncertainty that come with running a legally compliant business in California. Turn to us to help you lighten the load.