We provide a hotline service to employers for immediate responses to any human resource question.
Some of the most frequent questions include:
• Sexual harassment investigations
• Leaves of absences
• Conducting layoffs
• Wage and hour issues
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United States, District Court for the Northern, Southern, Central and Eastern Districts of California, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal and the United States Supreme Court
J.D., Southwestern School of Law, 1989
B.A., Psychology, University of Southern California, 1985
Los Angeles Valley College – Professional Paralegal Academy
Classes taught: Employment and Labor Law; Torts; Advocacy; and Practicum – Legal Writing
Los Angeles Valley College – Human Resources Academy
Classes taught: Sexual Harassment and Discrimination
Business Transactions and Litigation; Real Estate Transactions and Litigation; Entertainment Litigation; Labor and Employment Law
“Recognizing and Addressing Issues Relating to the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and Americans with Disability Act”, Jewish Federation of America, July 9, 2008
"Pharmaceutical Errors and Omissions to Watch Out For", Jewish Federation of America, July 23 2007
"Eye on Your Business: Labor and Employment Issues for the Small Business Owner", Encino Chamber of Commerce, September 18 2007
Unreported Cases of Interest:
Steve Erdman v. Dromy International Investment Corporation, et al., Case No. B194592 (2009)
Fink v. Signalife B193587 (2008)
Tolo v. Wexco 92-55016 (PDF) (1993)
American Association for Justice
State Bar of California - Litigation, Business Law and Law Office Management Sections
Los Angeles County Bar Association - Business Law, Labor Law, Litigation and Real Property Sections
San Fernando Valley Bar Association
Panel Member of Los Angeles County and San Fernando Valley Bar Association Attorney Fee Arbitrators
Encino Chamber of Commerce, Member of Executive Committee and Board of Directors
Co-Chair, 2008 and 2009 Taste of Encino
Greater San Fernando Valley Chamber of Commerce
Southern California Jewish Sports Hall of Fame - Member of Board of Directors
Listed in: Cambridge Who’s Who
Business Network International (BNI)
Aviation Insurance Association
Editor, 2010 Encino Senior Services Directory – Guide for Senior Citizens and their Families
Board of Governors, Providence Tarzana Medical Center Foundation
Recipient of President George W. Bush Volunteer Service Award
Recipient of United States of America Congressional Certificate - 2009 Taste of Encino
AV Attorney rated by peers and the Judiciary (Highest Attorney Rating Available)
San Fernando Valley Business Journal: 2011 Valley's Trusted Advisors Award (Attorneys category)
Cerificates of Civic Leadership and Accomplishment from United States Congressmen Brad Sherman and Howard Berman; California State Senator Fran Pavley; California Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield, the entire Los Angeles City Council, Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslovsky.
In March, 2012, the California State Senate adopted and passed California Senate Resolution Number 355 honoring Mr. Steinberg for his outstanding civic support and leadership.
Exceptional Presidential Service Award 2011 issued by the Encino Chamber of Commerce for Mr. Steinberg's accomplishments as its 2011 President.
Mr. Steinberg has been awarded the highest rating of an attorney by his peers and the judiciary as possessing and maintaining professional excellence. Mr. Steinberg is the recipient of a number of awards and certificates for his dedication and hard work with various charitable and community groups and organizations. Such awards include those issued by former President George W. Bush; United States Congressmen Brad Sherman and Howard Berman, State Assemblyman Bob Blumenfield who along with the California State Senate adopted and passed California Senate Resolution Number 355 honoring Mr. Steinberg for his outstanding civic support and leadership; California State Senator Fran Pavley; the entire Los Angeles City Council; City Controller Wendy Greuel; and Los Angeles County Supervisor Zev Yaroslovsky.
Mr. Steinberg has handled numerous unfair competition claims involving trade secrets and unlawful business practices. Business litigation matters which Mr. Steinberg has worked on include disputes over acquisitions, ownership and control of companies; stock issuance, placement and redemption matters; and partnership disputes and corporate dissolutions.
As part of Mr. Steinberg's business litigation practice, he has handled a wide variety of Anti-SLAPP actions and has been involved in litigation involving a well known energy enhancing beverage company relating to trademark and patent issues. Mr. Steinberg has also successfully litigated matters in the area of pharmaceutical law involving well known pharmaceutical companies and their products.
Mr. Steinberg’s experience with Commercial Transactions includes the formation, restructuring, purchase and sale of a number of businesses along with providing ongoing legal assistance while acting as general counsel to certain businesses.
Concerning real estate matters, Mr. Steinberg has successfully handled multi-million dollar disputes over finder’s fees (one involved a $60,000,000.00 project); disputes between partners over the disposition of millions of dollars of commercial real estate; the placement and offering of a multi-million dollar prominent Los Angeles commercial building for sale; and breach of contract and fraud claims in connection with purchases, sales and leasing of both commercial and residential property, including land acquisition in the exclusive multi-million dollar enclave of Tejama, California.
Mr. Steinberg’s broad litigation experience extends to having acted as a lead counsel and litigation coordinator among several nationally recognized law firms involving hundreds of automobile dealerships and certain automobile insurers in the State of California in state-wide class action matters.
In the field of Entertainment Law, Mr. Steinberg represents artists, writers, directors and producers in both film and television, some of whom have been both domestically and internationally recognized with various awards. A sampling of the matters Mr. Steinberg handles in the area of Entertainment Law includes the negotiation and drafting of various production and talent agreements and protecting and enforcing intellectual property rights. Formerly, Mr. Steinberg acted as a lead attorney in a wrongful death matter involving Virgin Records and famed music, recording and film star Aaliyah and Virgin Records.
Coupled with this experience, Mr. Steinberg is an experienced litigator in the area of aviation and aerospace law. He has represented a number of airlines, airports, FAR Part 135 operators, pilots and aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul facilities both across the United States and internationally. Additionally, Mr. Steinberg has represented a number of governmental entities and agencies in matters ranging from public property matters to civil rights violations.
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