Jack FitzGerald is a partner of FitzGerald & Mulé LLP. He is an “AV” (highest) rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and has been selected annually for the Register of Pre-Eminent Attorneys. Mr. FitzGerald’s biography appears in Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in the World.
Mr. FitzGerald has received the “Distinguished Citizen of the Year” Award in Palm Springs and is past President of the Board of Trustees of the Desert Bar Association.
Mr. FitzGerald has been a practicing attorney since 1975 and has been admitted to the bars of California, Pennsylvania, New York and the United States Supreme Court, as well as numerous federal district and appellate courts. For 37 years, Mr. FitzGerald has been lead counsel in many of the Coachella Valley’s major employment cases.
Mr. FitzGerald is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and served as a Captain in the United States Army. Upon receiving his Honorable Discharge, Mr. FitzGerald participated in a joint program at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the Wharton Graduate School, where he was awarded both Law and Masters degrees.
Mr. FitzGerald is active in his community and served multiple terms as President of the Board of the United Way of the Desert where his is currently President Emeritus. He served on the Board of Trustees of the Palm Springs Art Museum for many years and is a Life Board Member and former President of the Palm Springs Boys and Girls Club.
Mr. FitzGerald has been honored in Palm Springs with the "Friend of Youth Award," “Distinguished Eagle Award," and the “Silver Beaver Award" recognizing his service to The Boy Scouts of America, the “Jefferson Bronze Award” for his contributions throughout the Coachella Valley, and the "President's Award" for his leadership of the United Way.
David Mulé is a partner of FitzGerald & Mulé LLP and has practiced labor and employment lawyer in the Coachella Valley for more than 25 years. Mr. Mulé received his undergraduate degrees in 1989 from the University of San Diego, graduating with honors in English and Philosophy. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Seattle University School of Law and has practiced labor and employment law in the Coachella Valley since 1994.
Mr. Mulé serves his clients well by bringing a breadth of experience that comes from representing both individuals and management clients his entire career. He has litigated cases in all aspects of the field, such as wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour class actions, trade secrets, NLRB matters, tribal labor relations and contract disputes. He also regularly assists employers in developing sound policies and practices to help them comply with the numerous labor and employment laws that affect their businesses.
Mr. Mulé has represented small businesses and large companies and enjoys spending much of his time working together with the firm's HR team to help employers solve workplace problems with a view toward establishing best management practices and avoiding litigation. He has a Superb AVVO rating and has been recognized as a Top Lawyer by Palm Springs Life Magazine.
Mr. Mulé enjoys speaking on the topic of labor and employment law on behalf of numerous business and human resources organizations. He is a Past-President of the Desert Bar Association and served for many years on the Board of Trustees for the Palm Valley School in Rancho Mirage.