Eric M. Gruzen

Top rated employment litigation attorney in Woodland Hills, California

JML Law, A Professional Law Corporation
Eric M. Gruzen
JML Law, A Professional Law Corporation

Practice Areas: Employment litigation; view more

Licensed in California since: 2002

Education: University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law

Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

JML Law, A Professional Law Corporation

5855 Topanga Canyon Blvd
Suite 300
Woodland Hills, CA 91367 Visit website


Employment law attorney Eric M. Gruzen serves clients from the Woodland Hills office of the legal firm, JML Law, which has two other locations in Anaheim and Oakland, California. He represents clients across Southern California, helping them with matters such as:

  • Sexual harassment 
  • Wage and hour law
  • Defamation claims
  • Discrimination claims
  • Wrongful termination
  • Severance agreements
  • Family and Medical Leave Act 
  • California Family Rights Act 
  • Noncompetes
  • Retaliation

Mr. Gruzen joined JML Law in 2018 after 14 years at a national law firm, having primarily handled management-side employment cases and occasionally litigating against JML Law. After getting to know many of the JML Law team and becoming impressed with the work they did and the clients they represented, he decided to use the inside knowledge of defending employment cases to his benefit and began representing employees whose rights have been violated. He has litigated hundreds of employment law cases over the many years of his legal career. 

Admitted to practice in the states of California (2002), Nevada (2009) and the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Mr. Gruzen is a member of the State Bar of California, the State Bar of Nevada and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He is also affiliated with the California Employment Lawyers Association and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Mr. Gruzen earned his law degree from the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law, where he served as editor-in-chief of the Transnational Lawyer.

As a seasoned employment litigation attorney, Mr. Gruzen guides clients through all stages of the legal proceedings, including drafting the complaints, conducting depositions, discovery, meditation and all aspects of trials and arbitrations. Recognized for his knowledge of the law and his professionalism, he holds a “Good” rating on Avvo.

Practice areas

Employment litigation: plaintiff

Focus areas

Employment discrimination, Wrongful termination, Retaliation

  • 100% Employment litigation: plaintiff

First Admitted: 2002, California

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Educational Background:
  • University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Political Science, Class of 1999
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • California
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Nevada
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • "The United States as a Forum for Human Rights Litigation: Is This the Best Solution?", 14 Transnat'l Law. 207, 2001

Office location for Eric M. Gruzen

5855 Topanga Canyon Blvd
Suite 300
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Phone: 818-610-8800


2 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

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