Aaron Blumenthal

Aaron Blumenthal represents whistleblowers and consumers in class action lawsuits, with a special emphasis on data breach and privacy litigation. For example, Aaron represents victims of the Anthem data breach, which impacted the personal information of approximately 80 million people.

Aaron attended law school at the University of California at Berkeley, where he graduated Order of the Coif, the highest level of distinction. In law school, while working on consumer issues, Aaron wrote and published an article in the California Law Review recommending practical strategies for combating anti-consumer class action waivers.

Prior to law school, Aaron coached Public Forum debate, and was one of the winningest debate coaches in the nation.

For his work as a research assistant in college, Aaron was acknowledged as a “statistical jack-of-all-trades.”


  • Rising Star, Northern California Super Lawyers, 2018


  • J.D., University of California at Berkeley, Boalt School of Law, 2015
  • B.A., Phi Beta Kappa, University of California at Berkeley, 2008

Firm Overview:

Girard Gibbs is a national law firm committed to protecting the rights of our clients who have been harmed by corporate misconduct. We represent individuals, whistleblowers, institutional clients and small businesses across the U.S. against the world’s largest corporations. Our attorneys have achieved landmark recoveries in high-stakes cases involving securities and pharmaceutical fraud, false advertising, privacy, personal injuries, and employment law violations.

Laura Bell

Laura is a client friendly and accessible barrister, who provides robust and commercially astute advice and who leaves no stone unturned in her approach to both advocacy and advisory work. Her forensic approach to cross examination and persuasiveness make her an obvious choice for difficult and sensitive cases.

She has been named as a ‘Leader in the field’ for Employment in Chambers UK Bar Directory since 2014.

Has a wide-ranging employment practice and regularly advises on everything from whistle-blowing to breach of contract. She is known as a fearless litigator who is adept at thinking on her feet. She is also praised for putting clients at ease, with her client-friendly manner making her a trusted adviser. Expertise: “I really think cross-examination is one of her strengths because she can be very tenacious.” ~ Employment, Chambers UK 2015


Devereux is a leading set with more than 50 barristers, including 11 silks, offering a wealth of expertise in commercial litigation, insurance, reinsurance; professional negligence; IT and telecoms; contentious and non-contentious tax; employment and industrial relations; clinical negligence and personal injury. We are a multi-specialist set known for combining legal excellence with a collaborative approach. Our barristers offer clear, robust legal advice and outstanding advocacy while remaining approachable. They are supported by an excellent team of experienced practice managers and business services staff.