David Spivak

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Encino, CA

The Spivak Law Firm
 | 16530 Ventura Blvd, Suite 203
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: 3104994730
Fax: 818-582-2561
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (80%),
  • General Litigation (10%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%)
  • Free Consultation
  • Virtual Appointments
Attorney Profile

Attorney David Spivak is the founder and owner of The Spivak Law Firm, which has law offices in Encino and Los Angeles, California. A nationally ranked trial lawyer with more than 25 years of total legal experience, Mr. Spivak provides unmatched counsel and support to clients across California who have experienced serious violations of their rights as workers.

Having advocated on behalf of the rights of workers since 1995, Mr. Spivak has achieved remarkable success helping his plaintiff clients with their complex legal challenges involving workplace discrimination and sexual harassment, wrongful termination, wage and compensation issues, and many other related matters. From his efforts, he has recovered millions of dollars in total compensation for his plaintiff clients, and he has gained a reputation for his aggressive approach to helping his clients achieve the favorable outcomes they expect and deserve.

Honored for his outstanding professionalism and service, Mr. Spivak has earned a Top 100 Trial Lawyers designation from the National Trial Lawyers and consistent recognition from The Best Lawyers in America© each year since 2016. He has also received recognition from TopVerdict as having secured some of the Top 100 settlements in California, and he has received many other top ranking and endorsements from his peers.

A 1991 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley, Mr. Spivak obtained his Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School in 1995. He is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in California, and he has handled numerous cases before various state and federal employment agencies, including the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency, the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Mr. Spivak also holds his license to practice in New York and the District of Columbia, and he is an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association, among his other professional affiliations.

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Downtown Los Angeles Office

1055 W 7th St

33rd Floor Penthouse

Los Angeles, CA 90017

(877) 277-2950 Toll Free

[email protected]

Practice Areas
  • 80%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%General Litigation
  • 10%Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Wrongful Termination, Litigation, Restraining Order, Small Claims, Class Actions, Asbestos, Toxic Torts


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Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2021

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About David Spivak

Admitted: 1995, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.fightwrongfultermination.com/david-spivak.php


  • Best Lawyers, https://www.bestlawyers.com/, 2020
  • Best Lawyers, https://www.bestlawyers.com/, 2021
  • Best Lawyers, https://www.bestlawyers.com/, 2019
  • Best Lawyers, https://www.bestlawyers.com/, 2017
  • Best Lawyers, https://www.bestlawyers.com/, 2018
  •  The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2014
  • Best Lawyers, https://www.bestlawyers.com/, 2016

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Certificate of Appreciation, Bet Tzedek Legal Services, 2002

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association
  • American Arbitration Association
  • Judicate West
  • Class Actions Forum
  • Employment Law Tips
  • New York, 2013
  • Southwestern Law School Alumni
  • U.S. District Courts Southern Districts of California
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Employment Law Network
  • District of Columbia, 2012
  • Labor Law Forum
  • U.S. District Courts Central Districts of California
  • U.S. District Courts Northern Districts of California
  • American Bar Association's Solo, Small Firm and General Practice Division
  • Employee Communications and Engagement
  • California, 1995
  • Employment Lawyers Networking & Referral Group
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • e-LEGAL
  • U.S. District Courts Eastern Districts of California

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Linked:HR (#1 Human Resources Group)

Representative Clients:

  • Labor and Workforce Development Agency
  • Department of Fair Employment and Housing
  • California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board
  • Merit Systems Protection Board
  • Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Educational Background:

  • University of California, Berkeley, B.A. in Political Science, ZBT (Activities and Societies), 1987 - 1991
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Office Location for David Spivak

16530 Ventura Blvd
Suite 203
Encino, CA 91436

Phone: 3104994730

Fax: 818-582-2561

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Last Updated: 1/4/2021

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