Kurt Kappes is a Managing Shareholder of Greenberg Traurig's Sacramento Office. He is also the co-Chair of the national Labor & Employment practice's Non-Compete/Trade Secret and Employment Contract Litigation team. Mr. Kappes has extensive trial and pretrial experience. He has represented clients in many complex litigation cases including trade secrets, labor and employment issues, including advisory matters, trade secret audits, contracts, discrimination claims, whistleblower cases, and wrongful termination litigation.
Mr. Kappes has argued cases before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the California Supreme Court, and the Third District Court of Appeals. Mr. Kappes has also represented clients in administrative hearings, arbitrations (single and panel), writ proceedings, jury trials, and bench trials.
Mr. Kappes received his JD degree from Northwestern University School of Law, and is an Adjunct Professor at the University of California, Davis School of Law.