Attorney Profile

Laurence S. Zakson
3550 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 2000
Los Angeles, California 90010-2314

Communication Center  
(213) 386-3860
(213) 386-5583

Laurence Zakson has practiced labor, employee benefits and election law exclusively since 1985.  Mr. Zakson represents local unions in the entertainment, baking, transportation and construction industries, public employee locals, union- and Democratic Party-affiliated political committees, as well as SEIU- and Teamsters-affiliated multi-employer employee benefit funds and local union-sponsored charities and death benefit funds. 

Prior to joining Reich Adell & Cvitan, Mr. Zakson was formerly a Senior Litigation Attorney, National Labor Relations Board, Appellate and Supreme Court Branches.  While with the National Labor Relations Board, Mr. Zakson was a former President (CEO) and chief grievance officer of the National Labor Relations Board Professional Association, a public sector labor organization.  Mr. Zakson was a judicial law clerk in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana and for a U.S. Magistrate in the Northern District of California.  Mr. Zakson also taught as an Adjunct Professor at George Mason University, School of Law.
Current Employment Position(s):
Areas of Practice:
Labor Law
Employment Law
Employee Benefits Law
Federal and State Litigation
Collective Bargaining Negotiations
Campaign Finance and Disclosure Laws
Columbia Law School, New York, New York, LL.M.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, California, J.D.
University of Texas, Austin, B.A.
Honors and Awards:
2013 “Super Lawyer”
Professional Associations and Memberships:
American Bar Association, Labor Law Section, Member
Los Angeles County Bar Association, Executive Committee Member
AFL-CIO Lawyers Coordinating Committee, Member
California Political Attorneys Association

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Contact Information

Reich Adell & Cvitan
A Professional Law Corporation

Los Angeles Office:
3550 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 2000
Los Angeles, CA 90010-2314

Phone: (213) 386-3860
Fax: (213) 386-5583

Santa Ana Office:
2670 North Main St.
Suite 300
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone: (800) 386-3860
Fax: (714) 834-0762