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Mark A. Wasserman

Partner, through his Professional Corporation - los angeles


Legal Expertise

Labor and employment law on behalf of management concentrating primarily in the areas of employment law, equal opportunity issues, and union/management relations. Advise clients on ERISA and COBRA related issues. 

Representative Matters

  • Obtained injunction in federal court against union picketing based on violation of Lanham Act and trade libel.
  • Successfully defended management in several unfair labor practice proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board, and successfully prosecuted an unfair labor practice charge against a union for unlawful dues collection practices.
  • Successful motion for summary judgment in an age discrimination and retaliation case brought by a 57-year old plaintiff who had been employed by our client for more than 17 years; costs and attorney's fees were awarded in favor of our client in the amount of $71,000.
  • Assisted in defending a major civil rights action brought against a municipal police department by police officers and their union.

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in America© in Litigation -Labor and Employment (2011-2015)
  • "Top 5% of lawyers in Southern California," Southern California Super Lawyers (2005-2006, 2008-2015)

Professional, Business and civic Affiliations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Committee on the Development of Law under the National Labor Relations Act, American Bar Association

Other Career Experience

  • Law Clerk to Judge Robert S. Vance, Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals (1981-1982)




  • California, 1981
  • U.S. District Court, 1981
  •    Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeal, 1982
  •    Fifth Circuit
  •    Ninth Circuit
  •    Eleventh Circuit


University of Chicago Law School, J.D., 1980; Order of the Coif; with Honors

Associate Editor, Univ. of Chicago Law Review

University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1977; Phi Beta Kappa; with Great Distinction

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