Mediation Panel

Subject: Name:Court Contact: Last Updated:
Profiles Altshuler, Bruce J. ADR Program Office, 213-894-299303/03/2016

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

PANEL MEDIATOR PERSONAL PROFILE

Name:Altshuler, Bruce J.
Address:9100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 535 E, Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Available to Mediate in these Counties:Los Angeles
Phone:310-275-4475
FAX:310-858-6763
E-Mail Address:
Website:
bjaltshuler@sbcglobal.net
California State Bar Number:60424
Firm Name:Altshuler & Spiro
Areas of Expertise
(willing to mediate cases in these areas):
* Business/Commercial Litigation * Employment/Discrimination Wrongful Termination * Labor * Personal Injury * Products Liability * Real Estate/Construction * Securities
Experience:With the same law firm since 1974 with equal weight between Plaintiff and Defense work. I handle both litigation and transactional work. In 1996, I obtained a $1.15 million securities Arbitration award which at that time was the largest recovery ever awarded by the Pacific Stock Exchange to a consumer. I have experience in transactional and corporate work also have handled the sale of two high profile public companies for substantial sums. I have extensive jury and non-jury trials in a variety of areas of law for both Plaintiffs and Defendants.
Work History for the Past Five Years:
Education:UCLA, Magna Cum Laude, 1971, B.A.
Loyola Law School, J.D. 1974
Dispute Resolution Training:Completed Advanced Mediation Course through U.S. District Court, Central District of California.
Dispute Resolution Experience:I have served as Judge Pro Tem for the Los Angeles Superior Court and as an Attorney Settlement Officer/Panel Mediator with the U.S. District Court (C.D.Cal.) since 2004.
Professional Licenses:Attorney since 1974, State of California, U.S. District Court, Central District of California
Professional Memberships:LA County Bar, Beverly Hills Bar Assn.; State Bar of California
Other:In additional to the above, I have prosecuted and am familiar with issues under the Montreal Convention. See Prescod v. AMR (2004) 383 F3d 861 (wrongful death verdict caused by delayed baggage). Has an AV peer rating from Martindale Hubbell.