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Phyllis Kupferstein

Practice areas:

Class Action, Employee Benefits, Health Care, Employment & Labor, Trial Law

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1982

  1. Trial Law: 20%
  2. Employment & Labor: 20%
  3. Health Care: 20%
  4. Employee Benefits: 20%
  5. Class Action: 20%

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Contact Info

McDermott Will & Emery

2049 Century Park East
38th Floor
Los Angeles, CA, 90067-3218




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Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Southern California Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Southern California Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Southern California Super LawyersLaw & Politics Magazine2006

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerMcDermott Will & Emery2006 - Present
PartnerQuinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges1986 - 2006
AssociateReboul MacMurray Hewitt Maynard & Kristol1985 - 1985
AssociateRosenfeld, Parnell & Shames1983 - 1985
AssociateLawler, Felix & Hall1982 - 1982


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar Association DelegationExecutive Committee2008 - Present
Conference of Delegates of California Bar AssociationsDelegate2007 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law SectionExecutive Committee2005 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember1983 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1982 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Women Lawyers Association of Los AngelesMemberN/A

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Cunningham v. MattelClass decertified; individual plaintiffs settled.

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School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1982
University of California - Los AngelesEnglishBA - Bachelor of Arts1978

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
To Tax or Not to Tax: A Discussion of Murphy v. IRSTaxation of settlements and judgments in employment litigation2006
Pacific Employment Law ConferenceTrends in Employment Discrimination2006