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LAW RELATED EXPERIENCE

Law Offices of Robert M Hertzberg

Van Nuys, California

2018 - Present

Mayer Brown LLP

Vice Chairman and Partner 

Global Trade and Government Practice Group

Los Angeles Office

Los Angeles, California

2003 - 2014                   

 

Hertzberg & Hertzberg

Partner

Los Angeles, California

Glaser Weil

Of Counsel

Los Angeles, California

2014 - 2018

Margolis, Hertzberg & Morin

Partner

Los Angeles, California

Fulop, Rolston, Burns & McKittrick

Associate

Beverly Hills, California

Law Firms
California Municipal

California Proposition 94

Pechanga Band of Luiseno Mission Indians Gaming Compact: Allowed Slot Machines in Exchange for Higher State Taxes

2008                                               

 

California Health Facilities Financing Authority,

Floating Rate Weekly Demand Revenue Bonds 

($39,000,000)

Bond Co-Counsel 

1987                                           

California Educational Facilities Authority, 

Insured Revenue Bonds

($68,500,000)

Bond Co-Counsel

1985

California Educational Facilities Authority

Insured Revenue Bonds

($22,040,000)

Bond Co-Counsel

1987

California Educational Facilities Authority

Insured Revenue Bonds

($33,865,000)

Bond Co-Counsel

1986

California Health Facilities Financing Authority,

Floating Rate Weekly Demand Revenue Bonds

Bond Co-Counsel

($100,000,000)

1985

Legal Cases
  • Barona Group of the Capital Grande Band of Mission of Indians v. Duffy, 694 F.2d 1185 (9th Cir. 1982) 

  • Merger of SBC Global and AT&T – 2005

  • Acupuncture Case, 1973

Admissions
  • U.S. Supreme Court – 1982 

  • U.S. Tax Court

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit

  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

  • State Bar of California - 1979

Featue Items

Honors and Awards

Metropolitan News-Enterprise

Person of the Year

2022

Best Lawyers in America

Lawyer of the Year

2007, 2008, 2010,

2012, 2016

The Los Angeles

and San Francisco Daily Journals

Top 100 Lawyers in California

2000, 2001, 2008

Los Angeles Magazine

Top Attorneys in Southern California

Southern California Super Lawyers

2004, 2006, 2008, 2009,

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013

Los Angeles Business Journal

Who’s who in L.A. LAW

2007

Neighborhood Legal Services

of Los Angeles County

Legal Excellence Award

2005

Pepperdine University School of Law

Honorary Doctorate of Law

2004

Mexican American Bar Foundation

Professional Achievement Award

2004

Mexican American Legal Defense

and Education Fund (MALDEF)

Legal Services Award

2001

The California State Bar

Significant Contributions to

the Administration and Equality of Justice

1999

School of Law Excellence

LA Chapter of UCSF College of Law,

Alumni Association

Alumnus of the Year

1999

Pete Wilson, Governor of California

Appreciation of Service as a Member

of the CA Council of Criminal Justice

1998

Martindale-Hubbell

Rated AV Preeminent for 20 years

2003-2023

Sky

What People Are Saying

"Bob Hertzberg ... has built up a track record of solving problems, big and small."   

California Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis, 2022

"Vision, passion and a tireless work ethic."

  

California State Senator Josh Newman, 2022

"Nobody works harder that Bob Hertzberg to get the job done."

California Senate President Pro Tempore Toni Atkins, 2022

"... a reputation for integrity and perseverance."

Los Angeles Daily News, 2005

Bob Hertzberg is the type of leader who fights relentlessly for the people he serves."

U.S. Congressman Brad Sherman, 2022

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund 

(MALDEF)

Board Member

Los Angeles, California

2003 to 2007

 

Concerned Lawyers of California

Board of Directors

Los Angeles, California

2000 to 2005

Community Service

Los Angeles City Attorney, Mike Feuer

Transition Team

Chair

Los Angeles, California

2013

 

Los Angeles City Attorney, Carmen Trutanich

Transition Team

Chair

Los Angeles, California

2009

 

California Council of Criminal Justice

Board Member

Sacramento, California

1998

Legislative Committees

Committee Membership

 

California State Senate                

 

Judiciary

2015 to 2018 and 2021 to 2022

 

 

California State Assembly

 

Public Safety Committee

Chair

1996 to 1997

 

Sexual Harassment Prevention and Response

Subcommittee of Rules

1997 to 1999

 

Select Committee on Medi-Cal Fraud

Chair

1999 to 2000

 

California State Assembly

 

Judiciary

1997 to 2000     

Construction Fraud

Select Committee

1999-2000

Education

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1980
Doctorate Program

University of California, Los Angeles

Ph.D. California History Program Candidate

Did not complete

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May 1979
Juris Doctor

University of California

College of the Law, San Francisco

San Francisco, California

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May 1976
Undergraduate

University of Redlands

Redlands, California

B.A. Awarded, Magna Cum Laude

Major:  History and English

Writings 

May 1, 2021

Mercury News 

California high court’s historic bail ruling just a first step

August 19, 2015

Los Angeles / San Francisco Daily Journal

Help Young Lawyers Do The Right Thing

June 17, 1998 

Daily Transcript (San Diego)

Action Needed on State Bar

September 30, 2019

Medium.com

Why I did away with the Posse Comitatus law in California

October, 1999

California Bar Journal

The Perfect Ending: Results

Op-Eds

California Lis Pendens Practice, Second Edition

University of California

Co-author Michael D. Berk, Dean J. Zipser, Craig H. Scott; 

Contributor: California, Continuing Education of the Bar

Editor: Craig H. Scott

1994

California Lis Pendens Practice 

University of California

Co-Author Thomas M. Regele; Contributor: California Continuing Education of the Bar

Editor: Craig H. Scott

1983

Publications

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