Jeff Gutkin


There are few things I enjoy more than making an argument compelling.

+1 415 693 2026

Jeff Gutkin's practice focuses on class action defense, internet privacy litigation, corporate commercial disputes and other complex business litigation matters. He has defended clients in a broad variety of class actions and multidistrict litigations. These matters have spanned numerous industries, including social networking, computer graphics, online advertising, energy, prescription drugs and medical devices. Jeff has represented numerous technology companies, including Facebook, Google, eBay and NVIDIA.

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  • Obtained a $1.5 Billion Settlement on Behalf of NVIDIA 

  • Successfully Moved to Dismiss Class Actions Brought Against Facebook and Google 

  • Successfully Defeated Class Certification in a Privacy Class Action Against Facebook 

  • Defeated Class Certification for Over 99% of Putative Class in Antitrust Action Against NVIDIA 


  • University of Michigan Law School
    JD, Order of the Coif, 2000

  • Brandeis University
    BA, Political Science
    magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1995

Admissions & Credentials



  • American Bar Association

Rankings & Accolades

    Litigation Department of the Year: Privacy (2015)

    Law360: Privacy Group of the Year


+1 415 693 2026 office
+1 415 693 2222 fax

101 California Street
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111-5800