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Michael Posner 
Los Angeles, California
Founding Partner
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, 1968
Juris Doctor


Classes/Seminars Taught:
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 Governers of the College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, 2009 - 2012


Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section, 1970 - Present
Member, Council


Committee on the Development of Labor Law Under the National Labor Relations Act, 1994 - 1997
Union Co-Chair


Committee on Ethics and Professionalism
Union Co-Chair


California State Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section, 1969 - Present
Member


Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1970 - Present
Member, Committee on Labor Law


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, 1997 - 1998
Co-Chair, Labor Law Committee


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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