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The Rutten Law Firm, APC, is a top wrongful termination and employment law firm in California.

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Languages spoken: Spanish

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Licensed

  1. Employment: 60%
    22 years
  2. Wrongful Termination: 30%
    22 years
  3. Business: 10%
    22 years

Payment

Fees:

Contingent (25-45%), Free consultation (90 minutes)

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Contact info

The Rutten Law Firm, PC

4221 Coldwater Canyon Avenue
Studio City, CA, 91604

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199311/20/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Preeminent 5.0 out of 5Martindale-Hubbell2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2014
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2013
Merit ScholarGolden Gate Univiersity School of Law1991
Law ReviewGolden Gate University School of Law1991
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
ShareholderThe Rutten Law Firm, A Prof. Law Corp.2002 - Present
AttorneyZimmerman, Rosenfeld, Gersh & Leeds1997 - 2002
AttorneyMarshack & Goe LLP1996 - 1997
AttorneyKornfield, Paul & Bupp LLP1994 - 1996
Law ClerkHon. Leslie Tchaikovsky, US Bankruptcy Court Judge1992 - 1993
Judicial ExternHon. Pauil H. Alvarado, San Francisco County Supeior Court1991 - 1992
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationN/A1999 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A1993 - 2010
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los AngelesN/AN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
$3.45 Million settlement for defamationsettled
$1 Million Transgender Sexual Harassment case settlementsettled
$950,000 whistleblower settlementsettled
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Golden Gate University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1992
Arizona State UniversityBusinessBS - Bachelor of Science1989