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Michael Posner

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Founding Partner
Location:
Los Angeles, California
Phone:
(213) 389-6050
Fax:
(213) 389-0663
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Michael Posner is a founding partner of Posner & Rosen LLP. Mr. Posner is a trial lawyer who represents unions and employees. Mr. Posner represents clients in trials, arbitrations, mediations and other forms of dispute resolution.

Mr. Posner is a Fellow and member of the Board of Governors of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He is a former member of the Council of the American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section, the Section's governing body. From 1994 to 1997, Mr. Posner was the Union Co-Chair of the Committee on the Development of Labor Law Under the National Labor Relations Act and one of the Editors in Chief of the Developing Labor Law supplements. He was the initial Union Co-Chair of the Committee on Ethics and Professionalism.

Mr. Posner is a member of the California State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, the Los Angeles County Bar Association Committee on Labor Law and former member of its Executive Committee, and the Los Angeles Advisory Council of the American Arbitration Association. Mr. Posner is a frequent speaker at American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, American Arbitration Association and ALI-ABA programs.

Mr. Posner is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Southern California Super Lawyers. From 1997 to 1998, Mr. Posner was the Co-Chair of the Entertainment Industry Labor Law Conference of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Labor Law Committee. Mr. Posner obtained his Juris Doctor from Loyola University School of Law in 1968. From 1970 to 1975, he was an Associate Professor at Glendale College of Law.

Areas of Practice

  • Traditional Union Side Labor Law
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Individual Employee Litigation
  • Public Sector Employee Litigation

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1969
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1969
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1969
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1969

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor - 1968

Classes/Seminars

  • Frequent Speaker, American Bar Association
  • Frequent Speaker, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Frequent Speaker, American Arbitration Association
  • Frequent Speaker, ALI-ABA Programs
  • Developing Labor Law, ABA, 1974 - 2000
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility, ABA, 1999 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, College of Labor and Employment Lawyers
  • Listed in Best Lawyers in America, 2003 - 2012
  • Listed as a Southern California Super Lawyer, 2004 - 2012
  • Member of the Board of Governors of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, 2009 - 2012

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section, Member, Council, 1970 - Present
  • Committee on the Development of Labor Law Under the National Labor Relations Act, Union Co-Chair, 1994 - 1997
  • Committee on Ethics and Professionalism, Union Co-Chair
  • California State Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member, 1969 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member, Committee on Labor Law, 1970 - Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member, Executive Committee
  • American Arbitration Association, Member, Los Angeles Advisory Council
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Entertainment Industry Labor Law Conference, Co-Chair, Labor Law Committee, 1997 - 1998
  • College of Labor and Employment Lawyers, 1997 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Glendale College of Law, Associate Professor, 1970 - 1975
  • Los Angeles City Attorneys Office, Attorney, 1969 - 1970
  • Geffner & Satzman, Attorney, 1970 - 1985

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