Private practice, Chavez & Gertler, Mill Valley, California. Nationally recognized consumer law class action attorney. Former Honors Program Attorney, US Department of Justice. Co-Founder, former Managing Editor, Stanford Environmental Law Annual. Founding Member and Board Member, Stanford Public Interest Law Foundation. Founder, former Co-Chair, National Association of Consumer Advocates. Practicing Law Institute Co-Chair, Consumer Financial Services Litigation programs. Editorial Boards of Class Action Reports, and the Consumer Financial Services Law Report. Appointed to the Board in 2002.