Timothy D. Reuben

Managing Principal / CEO

Mr. Reuben has litigated all types of business and tort cases, including real estate, construction, entertainment, copyright and trademark, trust and estates, employment, securities, antitrust, insurance, unfair competition, professional negligence, and complex civil matters.  In addition to extensive trial experience, Mr. Reuben is a tough and successful negotiator.

Upon graduation from law school, he became a litigation associate with Lillick, McHose & Charles (today known as Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw & Pittman, LLP), then joined the law firm of Rosenfeld, Meyer & Susman as an associate, and became a partner with the Westside firm of Resch, Polster, Alpert & Berger in 1987 where he headed the litigation department. He formed the Firm in the Spring of 1992.

Mr. Reuben has taught Advanced Litigation Seminars on topics such as intellectual property litigation, entertainment litigation and cross-examination. He has served as a member of the L.A. County Bar Judicial Evaluation Committee and is on the L.A. County Bar Association Fee Arbitration Program’s Panel of Arbitrators. Mr. Reuben also is a past Member of the California State Bar Committee on Administration of Justice.  He currently serves on the Board of Directors of Public Counsel, the nation’s largest pro bono law firm.

A prolific writer, Mr. Reuben has authored many thought-provoking articles on a variety of legal issues.  Most recently, he has had a series of articles published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal discussing ethical dilemmas raised by recent court decisions.

Mr. Reuben has been admitted as a master trial lawyer into the Southern California Business Litigation Inn of Court, and has served as its President as well as serving on its Executive Committee and various subcommittees. Mr. Reuben is also past Chairman of the In-House Counsel Committee of the Beverly Hills Bar Association.

In 2004, Mr. Reuben was named to the list of ” Super Lawyers” in Los Angeles Magazine and has repeated this honor each year since, including in the current edition.  He is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Education

Harvard Law School (J.D. 1980)
Harvard University (B.A., magna cum laude, 1977)
The Hill School (cum laude,1973)

Featured Publications

Prosecuting Edwards but not Lehman Brothers?

Article in the Los Angeles Daily Journal

Corporate Counsel Clarity: 9th Circuit Defines the Client

Perspective in the Los Angeles Daily Journal

Supreme Court SLAPPS for Lawyers

Perspective in the Los Angeles Daily Journal

Insurers Should Be Barred From Using After-Acquired Evidence

Forum Los Angeles Daily Journal
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Bar Associations

Beverly Hills Bar Association

(Member, Litigation Section; Past Chair, In-House Counsel Committee)

Los Angeles County Bar Association

(Past Member, Judicial Evaluation Committee)

American Bar Association

(Past Chair, Committee on Intellectual Property, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, 1990-1991)

Southern California Business Litigation Inn of Court

(Past President)