12800 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703
Andres C. Hurwitz is a 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 also has experience in the area of prevailing wage law and both state and federal wage/hour and pay practice laws. He has significant experience with electronic discovery issues as well as data security and privacy issues. Mr. Hurwitz also has extensive insurance coverage experience, including analysis, advice and counsel, and litigation involving CGL, EPL, D&O, E&O, commercial crime, fidelity bonds, and personal lines policies.
Mr. Hurwitz is a member of the State Bar of California (1990), the Massachusetts Bar (1997), and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He is currently serving as President of the Los Angeles County Bar Foundation/LACBA Counsel for Justice, and formerly served on the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association (Barristers). 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 serves on its Legislative Committee. He is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Whole Child in Whittier, California and is a former Co-chair of IAPP/KnowledgeNet LA. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of St. Barnabas Senior Services Center in Los Angeles.
Mr. Hurwitz is an active supporter and volunteer at My Friend’s Place, a resource center for homeless youth in Hollywood. 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 seven years. Mr. Hurwitz is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional.
Mr. Hurwitz frequently speaks on litigation and employment topics to local organizations. In 2013, the Regional Chamber of Commerce recognized Andres with the Chairman’s Award for his efforts in educating their membership by providing monthly HR presentations.
Mr. Hurwitz attended Duke University, and graduated from Boston College, with honors, in 1987, majoring in History and Philosophy. He received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 1990. While in law school, he worked at the United States Department of Justice as a law clerk.