Stephen Danz

Location:
Los Angeles, California
Phone:
877-789-9707
Fax:
310-207-5006
Email:
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Steve is known for his expertise in employment law, the firm regularly consults with hundreds of clients throughout California and carefully screens the best cases for full trial representation. Steve has had 40 jury trials and has handled hundreds of employment mediation and arbitration since 1988. Steve is widely published in employment law, including “Aviation Employment Law”, Punitive Damages and other topics related to whistleblowers and termination for engagement in protective activity. He is Chair of the Board of Angel Flight West.

Areas of Practice

  • Employment Law

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1976
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Education

  • University of West Los Angeles School of Law, Inglewood, California
    • J.D. – 1974
    • Honors: Senior Class President
  • University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    • B.A.
    • Major: Political Science

Published Works

  • Published Damages in Employment Law, Daily Journal, March, 2003
  • Civil False Claims, Best Sample Qui Tam Com., 1999
  • California Employment Causes of Action, 2000
  • Aviation Employment Law, Lawyer-Pilot Bar Association, 2012

Classes/Seminars

  • Employment Law, NELA, 2005 – Present

Honors and Awards

  • President, National Junior Achievement Conference , 1963 – 1964
  • Certificate of Appreciation, LA County Pro Bono Judge (Settled Officer), 1985 – 1988
  • Super Lawyer, 2012 – Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • California Employment Lawyer Association (CELA), 1988 – Present
  • National Employment Lawyer Association (NELA), 1988 – Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, 1976 – Present
  • California Applicant Attorney Association, 2008 – Present
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1976 – Present
  • San Bernardino Bar Association, 2009 – Present
  • San Diego Bar Association, 2009 – Present
  • National Whistle-blower Center, 2009 – Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Cunial & Danz, Junior Partner, 1981 – 1992
  • Danz & Gerber, Senior Partner, 1996 – 2008

Pro Bono Activities

  • Angel Flight West (Chair of Board & Command Pilot), 1998 – Present
  • Pro Bono Judge, LA Superior Court, 1985 – 1989
  • Volunteer Settlement Officer, LA Superior Court, 1989 – Present
  • Homeland Security Volunteer Pilot, 2005 – Present

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish