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Los Angeles Magazine has named Barry Kellman to its list of Southern California "Super Lawyers" for four consecutive four years.  He represents employers in all aspects of employment law and related business issues.  His firm, Kellman & Kleiman, is one of the premier boutique firms in Los Angeles, primarily representing mid-size businesses including many of Hollywood's best known production companies.


Practice areas


  1. Employment & Labor: 70%
    19 years
  2. Business: 30%
    19 years

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Kellman & Kleiman

12100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA, 90025


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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Southern California Super LawyerThomson Reuters2012
Southern California Super LawyerThomson Reuters2011
Southern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Media2010
Southern California Super LawyerLaw & Politics Media2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Managing PartnerKellman & Kleiman2012 - Present
Managing PartnerKellman Hoffer LLP2006 - 2012
Partner / Employment Lawyer / LitigatorGreenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger1995 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication nameTitleDate
Los Angeles Business JournalBackground Checks: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You!2003
Los Angeles Daily JournalPlan Carefully to Minimize Lawsuits over Firings2003
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Los Angeles School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1995
University of California - Los AngelesEnglishB.A. - summa cum laude1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SeminarEmployment Law: Beyond the Basics2013
Southwestern Law SchoolThe Impact of Social Networking on the Workplace and Litigation2011
WebinarWrongful Terminations: Avoiding Bias Claims2008
LA County Bar Association PresentationEmployee vs. Independent Contractor IP Issues2007
SHRM PresentationEmployment Issues in Mergers & Acquisitions2006
Beverly Hills Bar Association PresentationEnforceability of Employment Arbitration Provisions in the Bankruptcy Context2005