12800 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703
Andres Hurwitz is a litigation partner in the Cerritos office. Mr. Hurwitz has extensive experience handling all phases of complex litigation in both federal and state courts throughout California. He focuses his practice on commercial and employment litigation and the representation of employers. He represents clients in the areas of prevailing wage law and wage/hour and pay practice laws. He has significant experience with electronic discovery issues as well as data security and privacy issues, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional. Mr. Hurwitz also handles insurance coverage matters, including analysis, advice and counsel, and litigation involving CGL, EPL, D&O, E&O, commercial crime, fidelity bonds, and personal lines policies. Mr. Hurwitz also counsels clients on issues related to Minimum Advertised Pricing.
Mr. Hurwitz attended Duke University, and graduated from Boston College, with honors, majoring in History and Philosophy. He received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC. While in law school, he worked at the United States Department of Justice as a law clerk in the Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Awards and Recognitions
In 2015, Mr. Hurwitz received the Award for Outstanding Leadership from the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Counsel for Justice.
In 2013, the Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized Mr. Hurwitz with the Chairman’s Award for his efforts in educating their membership by providing monthly HR presentations.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Mr. Hurwitz is a contributor to the various firm publications and blogs. Mr. Hurwitz frequently speaks on litigation and employment topics to local organizations.
Mr. Hurwitz has served on the Board of Directors of several non-profit organizations, including the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation/LACBA Counsel for Justice, for which he served as President from 2014-5. He also volunteered for several years at My Friend’s Place, a center for homeless youth on Hollywood Boulevard. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of St. Barnabas Senior Services Center in Los Angeles and serves on its Governance Committee. He is also active with the Regional Chamber - San Gabriel Valley. He served as his Class Representative for The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts, for several years. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Whole Child in Whittier, California. He also serves as Judge Pro Tem with the Los Angeles Superior Court and is a member of the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce, where he has served on its Legislative Committee and on its Executive Committee.