GILSON DAUB SENIOR FOUNDING PARTNER, BRENT DAUB, SELECTED AS A FINALIST FOR OCBJ’S EXCELLENCE IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AWARD
San Clemente, Calif. – April 25, 2022 – Brent Daub, senior founding partner of Gilson Daub, a leading workers’ compensation defense, subrogation, general, and longshore liability law firm, has been selected as a finalist for Orange County Business Journal’s (OCBJ) 2022 Excellence in Entrepreneurship (EIE) Award, which recognizes individuals who exemplify the American entrepreneurial spirit – through creativity and determination – in the establishment and nurturing of business ventures in Orange County, Calif. Daub is one of 95 nominees and winners will be announced at the 2022 EIE Awards on May 26, 2022, at the Irvine Marriott.
“I am honored to be recognized as an entrepreneurial spirit in Orange County for establishing a uniquely different law firm,” said Daub. “Gilson Daub was founded on the innovative principle that offering a warm, collaborative culture, and flexible working environment would not only benefits employees but also clients. It is a privilege to lead such an esteemed roster of attorneys. I share this recognition with our entire team and look forward to continuing to deliver exceptional service to our clients in Orange County and beyond.”
Daub is a dynamic and successful entrepreneur and legal professional who recognized that traditional law firms needed to be radically different to improve employee retention and create a better work-life balance. So, he set out to make the practice of law dramatically better by founding Gilson Daub in San Clemente, Calif. in 2011.
Under Daub’s visionary leadership, Gilson Daub has grown significantly to comprise a fast-growing team of 90 talented employees across 20 offices located throughout seven states. In fact, the firm has opened a new office every year since its founding including two in 2020 and three new offices in 2021 despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, the firm handles nearly 15,000 cases for over 100 clients and currently represents 11 of the world’s leading Fortune 500 companies.
Daub also has been instrumental in expanding the firm’s practice areas to include not only workers’ compensation defense but also subrogation recovery, general liability, and longshore. He remains committed to further expanding Gilson Daub’s practice areas to better serve the needs of its increasing client base.