Michael J. Faber

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Attorney at Law
 | 12400 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-442-6610
Fax: 310-442-6612
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1979
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Attorney Michael J. Faber is a sole practitioner who practices employment law in Los Angeles, California. Mr. Faber handles cases related to discrimination, harassment, whistleblower issues, wrongful termination and other employment law-related topics throughout Southern California.

After graduating from the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mr. Faber earned his law degree from Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law. While attending law school, he served as Note and Comment editor for the university’s Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology. Following law school, he worked for private Los Angeles-based law firms before starting his own employment law practice in 1987. He has been admitted to practice law in California since 1979.

Since he began practicing law, Mr. Faber has litigated and arbitrated a wide variety of cases in front of California state and appellate courts, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit. Over the course of his career, he has tried over 40 jury trials, numerous bench trials and arbitrations, and has handled nearly 20 appeals and petitions in the state and federal courts.

Because of these accomplishments in the legal profession, Mr. Faber has earned the rating of AV Preeminent*, the highest possible rating, by the prominent peer review organization Martindale-Hubbell. He is also listed in the publication “The Best Lawyers in America.”

Outside of his law practice, Mr. Faber lectures at continuing legal education seminars on various employment law topics. He has also served on the faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy.

*AV®, AV Preeminent®, Martindale-Hubbell Distinguished and Martindale-Hubbell Notable are certification marks used under license 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 anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Rating™ fall into two categories – legal ability and general ethical standards.

Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment Litigation
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer


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Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

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About Michael Faber

Admitted: 1979, California

Professional Webpage: http://faberlaw.net/about/


  • Martindale-Hubbell'AV® Preeminent' Rating for over 13 years
  • The Best Lawyers in America
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, Los Angeles Magazine, 2006-2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California Bar in 1979

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Note and Comment Editor on the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology
  • Faculty of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy


  • In 2018, in a hotly contested legal malpractice action, Mr. Faber represented clients against their former defense attorneys, a national law firm. After three days of trial, the law firm settled for over $3 million. 
  • In 2016 and 2017, Mr. Faber successfully litigated a sexual harassment case in which his client fended off the advances of a company's senior executive. Despite four national law firms arrayed against him, he negotiated a pre-trial settlement in excess of $4 million.

Educational Background:

  • Northwestern University School of Law, Juris Doctor cum laude, 1979
  • University of California, Santa Barbara, Bachelor of Arts with High Honors
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Office Location for Michael J. Faber

12400 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: 310-442-6610

Fax: 310-442-6612

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Last Updated: 2/17/2020

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