David J. Duchrow

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Santa Monica, CA

Duchrow & Piano, LLP
 | 2510 Main Street, Suite 205
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Phone: 310-452-4900
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • Appellate (20%)
Attorney Profile

As the founder and principal of the Law Office of David J. Duchrow, located in Santa Monica, California, David J. Duchrow works in a variety of legal areas, including employment law and family law. He provides representation to clients throughout Southern California with child support and custody disputes, wage and hour disputes, union and labor matters, harassment and retaliation claims, defamation claims, professional licensing, severance agreements and class action lawsuits. Mr. Duchrow has experience reaching resolutions through either mediation or litigation.

Mr. Duchrow attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating in 1979 with a Bachelor of Science. He then went on to attend the UCLA School of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1982. As a member of the State Bar of California, he is admitted to practice before all California state courts.

In 2002, Mr. Duchrow became a board member of the California Employment Lawyers Association and served as its chair from 2007 to 2009. He currently serves as the association's treasurer, as the chair of its Amicus Committee and is an active participant in its Education Committee. He previously was a member of the association's Nominating Committee and its Listserv Committee, and he has served as chair of its Public Employee Committee. Mr. Duchrow serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California. He previously served on the organization's Board of Governors, now known as the Board of Trustees. As a measure of the esteem in which he is held by his fellow professionals, Mr. Duchrow has received an AV Preeminent* peer-review rating through Martindale-Hubbell.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (80%)

Appellate (20%)


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2017

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About David Duchrow

Admitted: 1982, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.duchrowlaw.com/aboutus.html

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Nominating Committee, 2010
  • Los Angeles County Courts, Judge Pro Tem, 2002 - 2007
  • Advisor to Executive Board of Labor and Employment Law, 2005 - 2008
  • Executive Board of Labor and Employment Law, Member selected by California State Bar Board of Governors, 2002 - 2005
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Listserv Committee, 2004 - 2009
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Education Committee, 2007 - Present
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Public Sector Committee (Chairperson), 2003 - 2011
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Amicus Committee, 2005 - Present
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Treasurer, 2009 - Present
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Chairperson, 2007 - 2009
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Board Member, 2002 - Present
  • State Bar of California - 1982 to Present

Educational Background:

  • University of Wisconsin, B.S., 1979
Office Location for David J. Duchrow

2510 Main Street
Suite 205
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Phone: 310-452-4900


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Last Updated: 6/21/2016

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