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12800 Center Court Drive
Suite 300
Cerritos, CA 90703

562-653-3333 fax

201 S. Lake Ave
Suite 300
Pasadena, CA 91101

626-583-8610 fax


  • Georgetown University Law Center (J.D.)
  • Boston College (B.A.(cum Laude))

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Massachusetts
  • U.S. District Court, California - Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Massachusetts Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Superior Court Voluntary Settlement Conference Panel
  • Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce (former member of Board of Directors/Vice President)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Foundation/LACBA Counsel for Justice, Executive Committee, Immediate Past President (President, 2014-15)
  • Member, Regional Chamber - San Gabriel Valley
  • Board of Directors, St. Barnabas Senior Services Center
  • Member, International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • IAPP/KnowledgeNet LA, (former Co-Chair)

Andres C. Hurwitz


Practice Areas

Andres Hurwitz is a litigation partner in the Cerritos and Pasadena offices. 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 matters as well as data security and privacy issues, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional. Mr. Hurwitz 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. In addition, Mr. Hurwitz counsels clients on issues related to Minimum Advertised Pricing. He also handles litigation involving the defense of major bodily injury and property damage claims.

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 as a law clerk in the Bureau of Justice Statistics at the United States Department of Justice.

Awards and Recognitions
In 2015, Mr. Hurwitz received the Outstanding Leadership award from the Los Angeles County Bar Association, Counsel for Justice. 

In 2013, the Regional Chamber of Commerce of San Gabriel Valley recognized Mr. Hurwitz with the Chairman’s Award for his efforts in educating their membership by providing monthly HR presentations.

Representative Matters

  • Defended employers in the construction, engineering and food processing industries throughout California against numerous wage and hour class actions and individual actions involving issues of prevailing wages, overtime, meal/rest breaks, the Private Attorney General Act, and related issues.
  • Defended a Santa Monica-based social media company and its co-founder in complicated litigation involving a former employee who claimed he was defrauded of millions of dollars. The case settled, primarily funded by insurance proceeds.
  • Defended an overseas company alleged to have sold faulty flat panel television screens.
  • Tried several cases involving claims for insurance coverage, fraud, and breach of contract in United States district court.
  • Handled a fidelity claim after the employee of a municipality allegedly absconded with city funds.
  • Defended several transportation companies against a variety of claims involving the shipping of goods throughout California and the United States.
  • Defended a medical device manufacturer alleged to have tricked its sales force into selling an unsafe product.
  • Defended multiple declaratory relief actions involving insurance issues and handled the insurance components of cases involving D&O, CGL, E&O, fidelity, and EPLI policies.
  • Defended the developer of a local condominium complex against construction-related claims.
  • Defended a cold storage company alleged to have been responsible for an asbestos-related death.
  • Defended a construction company sued for subrogation following the catastrophic injury of a worker at a job site.
  • Defended a construction company sued for alleged assault and negligent supervision/hiring of employee following a worksite incident.
  • Regularly provides advice and counsel on employment-related issues, specifically wage and hour and prevailing wage issues.
  • Regularly provides advice and counsel on data security and privacy-related issues.
  • Prosecuted multiple collection claims.

Publications and Speaking Engagements
Mr. Hurwitz is a contributor to the firm’s various publications and blogs and is the author of “Anonymity Is as Fragile as a Glass Door,” Daily Journal (Dec. 2017), and “Data Breach Burdens Are Becoming Overly Harsh,” Daily Journal (Sept. 2016). He also frequently speaks on litigation and employment topics to local organizations. 

Community Involvement
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 2014-15. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of St. Barnabas Senior Services Center in Los Angeles and is on its Governance Committee. In addition, Mr. Hurwitz is a member of the Pico Rivera Chamber of Commerce, where he has served on its Legislative Committee and on its Executive Committee. He is also active with the Regional Chamber - San Gabriel Valley.

Mr. Hurwitz served as Judge Pro Tem with the Los Angeles Superior Court. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Whole Child in Whittier, California. He also volunteered for several years at My Friend’s Place, a center for homeless youth on Hollywood Boulevard. He served as his Class Representative for The Park School in Brookline, Massachusetts for several years.



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