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Michael Breen Adreani

Employment and labor Attorney at Woodland Hills, CA

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Michael B. Adreani specializes in the areas of bad faith litigation, class actions, wage and hour laws, civil appeals, insurance regulation, administrative actions and appeals, employer liability and legislative action.  He has been a Chairperson of the Southern California Employment Law and Human Resources Forum the past several years. 

Mr. Adreani represents employers, brokers, public entities, school districts, trade organizations, reinsurers, sureties and individuals in a wide variety of insurance related matters with an emphasis on risk management, coverage and workers' compensation cost containment. Mr. Adreani also represents both employers and employees in prosecuting and defending against various wage and hour matters.

Prior to joining RPNA in 1997, Mr. Adreani gained valuable experience in insurance related issues while working at the California Department of Insurance, legal division, in San Francisco, and with the in-house legal team at Hannover Re, one of the world's largest reinsurers located in Hannover, Germany. 

Mr. Adreani also served as a legal extern in the Eastern District of California, and worked in the international division of The Coop Bank in Basel, Switzerland. 

Licensed for 24 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1998
Updated 11/30/2022

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AVVO RATING 7.1 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani, LLP
  • 1997 - 2013


  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1997
  • Northeastern University School of Law, Boston
  • MA - Masters
  • 1997
  • University of California - Berkeley
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1993
  • University of California - Berkeley
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1993
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Legal Cases

  • $90 million landmark wage and hour verdict
  • Eliminated claims of one-third of a putative class of employees
  • Represented a large staffing and labor leasing company in bad faith litigation to recover compensatory and punitive damages
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  • American Bar Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • Italian-American Bar Association
  • Member
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  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Risk & Insurance Management Society
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • German

Honors and Awards

  • Top 5% of Attorneys in Southern California
  • Los Angeles Magazine/Super Lawyers
  • N/A


  • PEO Insider
  • Covering Your Tail: LPTs Transfer Risk When Moving To Fully Insured Plans
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Woodland Hills Employment and labor Lawyer Michael Breen Adreani
Michael Breen Adreani
Employment and labor Attorney
Woodland Hills, CA
Licensed for 24 years