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Lawrence A. Ginsberg

Of Counsel - los angeles


Legal Expertise

All areas of employment law including, wrongful discharge, discrimination actions, employee benefits, union representation campaigns, labor management relations, arbitrations and negotiations, and litigation before state and federal courts and agencies.

Representative Matters

  • Provide ongoing general legal advice and litigation counsel to several significant benefit plans. 
  • Successfully defended numerous litigations in federal court relating to pension and health benefit plans, including most recently obtaining summary judgment on behalf of a benefits plan in 2004. 
  • Provided labor advice to a major public utility, including advice on a variety of complex labor issues related to its joint venture with a large multi-state private entity. 
  • Handled major litigation in four states involving the applicability of collective bargaining agreements negotiated by the entertainment industry in the 1950's. 
  • Served as chief negotiator for numerous cities in labor negotiations involving office, blue collar, fire, and police bargaining units. 
  • Provided advice to a major retail client in successfully defeating several union organizing campaigns.

Honors & Awards

  • AV® Preeminent™ Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Professional, Business and civic Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

Other Career Experience

  • U.S. Department of Labor, Boston, Massachusetts



  • California, 1980
  • Massachusetts, 1983
  • U.S. District Court
  •     Central District of California, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  •     Ninth Circuit, 1980


Boston University School of Law, J.D., 1980; cum laude

Editor, 1979-1980, Boston University Law Review; Austin T. Stickells Scholar; Moot Court Judge/Advisor, 1979-1980

Brandeis University, B.A., 1975

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