Kurt A. Kappes > Greenberg Traurig LLP > Sacramento, United States > Lawyer Profile

Greenberg Traurig LLP
1201 K STREET
SUITE 1100
SACRAMENTO CA 95814
United States

Work Department

Litigation

Position

Managing Shareholder

Career

Kurt A. Kappes is Managing Shareholder of the Sacramento Office. He is also the National Co-Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Practice’s Complex Employment Litigation & Trials group. He has extensive lead trial experience in many complex litigation cases, including: class actions, commercial claims, trade secrets and employee mobility, computer fraud, non-competes, unfair competition, and Business and Professions Code Section 17200 actions. Kurt has also represented clients in labor and employment matters, including advisory matters, trade secret audits, contracts, discrimination claims, whistleblower cases, and wrongful termination litigation.

Concentrations
Trade secrets/unfair competition/employee mobility
Commercial litigation
Labor and employment
Business torts
Contract disputes

Capabilities
Litigation
Labor & Employment
Class Action Litigation
Appellate
Trial Practice
Trade Secrets

Admission to Practice
California
Supreme Court of the United States
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Languages

English

Education

  • J.D., Northwestern University, Pritzker School of Law, 1986
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Butler University, 1983