Kenneth Ruttenberg

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

The Ruttenberg Law Firm, P.C.
 | 1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1020
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-979-7080
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018
Licensed Since: 1993
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Construction Litigation: Consumer (30%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (30%)
Attorney Profile

Mr. Ruttenberg concentrates his practice on the area of civil litigation, prosecuting and defending cases involving a wide range of matters such as personal injuries, insurance bad faith, construction defects, mold claims, business torts, and sexual harassment and discrimination. He also practices in the area of real estate law with a particular focus on condominium law.

In 1989, Mr. Ruttenberg graduated from the University of California at San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts. He went on to receive his J.D. from Loyola Law School, where he served on the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. Mr. Ruttenberg is admitted to practice in California and before the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.

In recent years, Mr. Ruttenberg has helped clients in the Southern California area recover significant sums for their claims, including settlements and judgments in amounts ranging from several hundred thousand dollars in condominium association disputes and sexual harassment cases to more than $1 million for homeowners whose homes were damaged by various construction defects. He holds an AV-Preeminent* peer-reviewed rating from Martindale-Hubbell.

As a seasoned litigator, Mr. Ruttenberg relishes sharing his knowledge and experience by lecturing on topics in his areas of practice and through articles published in the Los Angeles Daily Journal. He provides legal services on a pro bono basis to a local homeowners association and is a member of the board of directors for the American Youth Soccer Organization Region 76.

 

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%): Animal Bites, Assault, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Construction Litigation (30%): Construction Defects

Employment Litigation (30%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - General: Animal Bites, Assault, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Construction Litigation: Construction Defects

Employment Litigation: Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsbottom-image

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2018

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About Kenneth Ruttenberg

Admitted: 1993, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.ruttenbergpc.com/attorneys/kenneth-gary-ruttenber...

Honors and Awards:

  • AV-Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubble

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • California State Bar
  • Provisors
  • Santa Monica Bar Association

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Legal Services to Homeowners Association in Inglewood (former)
  • Jewish Federation of Los Angeles
  • Beverly Hills Little League, Coach
  • AYSO, Region 76, Coach

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 1993

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $1 Million Settlement - Personal Injury
  • $225,000 Settlement - Dispute against HOA
  • $230,000 Settlement - Dispute against HOA
  • $295,000 Settlement - Breach of Contract
  • $250,000 Settlement - Assault & Battery
  • $245,000 Settlement - Dispute against HOA
  • $1.6 Million Settlement on behalf of 7 homeowners in Construction Defect case
  • $341,000 Settlement - Breach of Contract
  • $550,000 Settlement - Car Accident
  • $195,000 Settlement - Premises Liability
  • $1.14 Million Arbitration Award for a homeowner in a Construction Defect case.
  • $470,000 Settlement - Medical Malpractice
  • $250,000 Settlement - Sexual Harassment
  • Insurance bad faith claim for $543,000
  • Auto accident case for $100,000 (policy limits)
  • Premises liability case for $375,000

Representative Clients:

  • Ken Ruttenberg represents people who have suffered serious personal injuries and families who have lost a loved one to a wrongful death. He also advocates for people who have suffered illegal employment issues, including  sexual harassment and discrimination, as well as those who have disputes in business or with HOAs, construction companies, or insurance companies.

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Pelton-Shepherd, etc. v. Delta Packaging Products, Inc., 165 Cal.App.4th 1568, 2008

Educational Background:

  • University of California at San Diego, B.A., 1989

Industry Groups

  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Bus Accidents
  • Construction Accidents
  • Construction Defects
  • Meals And Rest Breaks
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Overtime
  • Personal Injury
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Train Accidents
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Wage And Benefits
  • Workplace Discrimination
  • Wrongful Death
  • Wrongful Death Car Accidents
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    Office Location for Kenneth Ruttenberg

    1901 Avenue of the Stars
    Suite 1020
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

    Phone: 310-979-7080

     

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    Last Updated: 6/13/2017

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