Hon. Gail A. Andler (ret.)


Judge Andler (ret.) joined JAMS after over 22 years on the Orange County Superior Court where she served from 2007-2017 on the Complex Civil Litigation Panel. Judge Andler has experience in adjudicating and settling trade secret disputes in addition to other forms of business and commercial disputes. She has managed large coordinated and consolidated product defect and injury cases in the pharmaceutical, medical device, and automotive industries, in addition to consumer and employment class actions and PAGA cases. Her time with the court also included serving two terms as the Presiding Judge of the Superior Court’s Appellate Division and she is the past President of the American College of Business Court Judges. Prior to her appointment to the bench, Judge Andler represented individuals and closely held corporations in business and real estate litigation, including developers and design professionals. She also gained substantial jury trial experience as a prosecutor. Judge Andler has been praised by attorneys for her commitment to resolution and her creativity. As a judge, she worked with parties to find common ground and create efficiencies in the legal process.