Mr. Gustafson graduated from UCLA, cum laude and then attended
Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco, California.
Mr. Gustafson began his legal career working for some of the largest and most prestigious law firms in the country and then went on to manage his own law firm for nearly 20 years before forming Spanos & Gustafson, LLP with his good friend and law school roommate, Ted Spanos.
Mr. Gustafson has over 30 years of experience in telecommunications law, employment litigation, complex -high stakes -business litigation, real estate,
anti-trust and director and officer defense. Mr. Gustafson served as Regional outside counsel for AT&T Corp., Lucent Technologies and AT&T Wireless for nearly 15 years handling employment related matters and all manner of business and telecommunications litigation. Mr. Gustafson also served as Regional outside counsel for CVS Pharmacy and Burlington handling all employment litigation in several western states.
- Mr. Gustafson’s current and former clients include:
The largest commercial landowner in Los Angeles County
- The world’s largest telecommunications company
- The largest pharmacy chain in the United States
- One of the largest insurance companies in the United States
- One of the largest trash hauling companies in Riverside County, California
- Several prominent real estate developers in Southern California
And a host of other small, large and publicly traded businesses
AT&T Corp. v. Community Health Group, 931 F. Supp. 719 –upholding the
filed-rate doctrine against local health care provider in San Diego, California.
Evans v. AT&T Corp., [cite] -multi-billion dollar class action filed on behalf of all U.S. residential customers against telecommunications provider challenging the validity of the pass-through provision of the Federal Communications Act.
AREAS OF EXPERIENCE
Our firm represents a variety of business, financial, institutional, and individual clients in a wide range of matters.