Ronald Gomez

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Ronald (“Ronnie") Gomez joined the California State University's Office of General Counsel in January 2021. Ronnie is the University Counsel for California State University, Bakersfield and a member of the Office of General Counsel's Business and Finance team. He also serves as a resource attorney on matters relating to disability/ADA, construction and bonds.

Before joining the CSU, Ronnie was a senior associate in the Litigation Department at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, where he represented domestic and international companies in high profile disputes in federal and state courts.  At Gibson Dunn, Ronnie had a diversified litigation practice focused on high stakes, complex commercial cases, with an emphasis in employment, intellectual property, contract disputes, and securities.  Ronnie also advised and counseled clients on a variety of matters, including data privacy, personnel policies, and internal investigations.  Ronnie was also actively involved in pro bono representations, including matters involving education, immigration, and civil rights. Ronnie is admitted to practice law in California and the United States District Court for the Central and Northern Districts of California.


  • J.D., The University of Texas School of Law, 2013, Honors
    • The Review of Litigation, Notes Editor
    • The Criminal Defense Clinic
    • Actual Innocence Clinic
  • B.A., History, University of California, San Diego, 2008


  • "Ethics Rules in Practice: An Analysis of Model Rule 5.6(b) and its Impact on Finality in Mass Tort Settlements", 32 Rev. Litig. 467 (2013).

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