Tracy L. Gerber

Co-Managing Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Tracy L. Gerber

Tracy L. Gerber

Co-Managing Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP

Biography

Tracy L. Gerber is a Shareholder in the firm's Palm Beach County offices where she is a member of the firm's National Securities Litigation practice group as well as the National Labor & Employment Practice. Tracy represents major broker-dealers in FINRA arbitrations, regulatory proceedings, and state and federal courts. As lead counsel in the defense of financial services firms, she has litigated numerous sales practice and employment cases involving millions of dollars in controversy. Tracy also serves as the Co-Managing Shareholder of the firm's West Palm Beach office.

Tracy’s employment practice includes the defense of claims by employees alleging federal and state statutory discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, defamation, and sexual harassment. She has also litigated on behalf of employers who seek to protect proprietary information and enforce promissory notes and non-compete agreements. Tracy has specific experience litigating employment disputes arising out of internal investigations and regulatory inquiries. Tracy regularly counsels companies on various employment issues.

In 2010, Tracy defended one of the largest employment arbitrations ever filed before FINRA. The former employee plaintiffs were seeking $232 million in connection with their management of multibillion-dollar escrow accounts. The FINRA arbitration panel dismissed the claims outright and the award was confirmed by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.

In the sales practice arena, Tracy has specific experience litigating product related controversies, pension fund consultant cases, failure to hedge matters, mass-claimant actions and fiduciary claims involving managed accounts. She has represented senior executives and registered representatives in numerous expungement proceedings. Tracy has also represented firms in defending regulatory enforcement actions brought by the SEC, FINRA and state regulators.

Tracy developed the firm's national arbitrator database, which contains background information and awards history for more than 3,500 arbitrators throughout the United States. She has broad experience in arbitrator selection strategy and causal challenges of arbitrators, having consulted in the selection strategy for more than 1,000 arbitration panels. Tracy serves as an arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, and is a frequent speaker on the subject of securities arbitration.

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Greenberg Traurig LLP

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Co-Managing Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig LLP
Education
JD
Class of 1994

The mission of the University of Florida Fredric G. Levin College of Law is to achieve excellence in educating professionals, advancing legal scholarship, serving the public, and fostering justice. We aspire to prepare lawyers to serve their clients, the justice system, and the public with a high level of accomplishment and a commitment to the highest ideals of the legal profession. We strive to provide students with a well-rounded legal education. Our curriculum is designed to teach students about the law and to help them develop the skills necessary to use that knowledge in practice. Our goal is for our graduates to possess the core competencies essential to embark on the practice of law.

BA, History
Class of 1991

Tulane University is a private, nonsectarian research university located in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. Founded as a public medical college in 1834, the school grew into a comprehensive university in 1847 and was eventually privatized under the endowments of Paul Tulane and Josephine Louise Newcomb in 1884. Tulane is a member of the Association of American Universities.

Memberships
Emeritus Member, Palm Beach County Chapter
Current

The Mission of the American Inns of Court is to foster excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility, and legal skills. To promote the American Inns of Court mission by encouraging members of the legal profession to participate in an American Inn of Court. To help ensure the vitality and continuity of local Inns. To communicate a culture of excellence in professionalism, ethics, civility and skills to the legal community and generally. To ensure the long-term financial viability and growth of the American Inns of Court.

Member

The mission of the PBCBA is to serve its members, foster professionalism and enhance the public's understanding and awareness of the legal system by providing educational activities.

Career History
Arbitrator
Current

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) is the largest independent regulator of securities firms doing business with the public in the United States. Our core mission is to pursue investor protection and market integrity, and we carry it out by overseeing virtually every aspect of the brokerage industry. All told, FINRA oversees about 4,245 brokerage firms, about 162,230 branch offices and approximately 630,150 brokers. With approximately 3,400 employees, we are the first line of defense for investors—working in communities all across the nation.

Co-Managing Shareholder
Current

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1750 attorneys serving clients from 36 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Greenberg Traurig is among the Top 10 law firms on The National Law Journal's 2013 NLJ 350, an annual ranking of the largest firms in the U.S.

Boards & Committees
Vice President
Current
Awards & Honors
Court Admission: US Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Admitted to the Florida Bar
Court Admission: US District Court, Southern District of Florida
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