Law School: Thomas Jefferson School of Law
College: University of California, Santa Barbara
Gruenberg has amassed millions in verdicts and settlements in the past year. Among these cases was a gender discrimination claim against an international corporation that settled for just under $1 million. Gruenberg also obtained an arbitration award, in a race discrimination/retaliation case, before Judge Hofmann, of $400,000, including attorneys fees. In another case, Gruenberg’s client sued a multinational corporation for gender and age discrimination and won more than $600,000, after the employee was replaced by a younger worker.
Gruenberg opened his own office right out of law school. Gruenberg Law has grown to be the pre-eminent plaintiff’s employment firm in Southern California, with seven attorneys. Gruenberg has been selected as a Super Lawyer the past seven years. He has twice been awarded the Consumer Attorneys of California’s President’s Award for his dedication to the fight for employees’ rights. He has received the Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award from the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. Gruenberg Law is known as a relentless and fierce advocate for the rights of working people.
Gruenberg has served on the boards of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego and Consumer Attorneys of California. He is an instructor in the San Diego Inn of Court, and for the Thomas Jefferson School of Law Trial Team. Gruenberg is a member of Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, Consumer Attorneys of California, California Employment Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers Association, San Diego County Bar Association and Lawyers Club of San Diego. He has served as a panelist for SDCBA and Lawyers Club, on topics as varied as workplace investigations and work-life balance.
Gruenberg is an avid cyclist, and races nearly every weekend for an Elite Masters Cycling Team. He is a winner of multiple U.S. National Rowing Championships.
Gruenberg was born in Los Angeles and was raised in Laurel Canyon. His father was a high school English teacher for 40 years. Gruenberg learned at a young age the importance of finding a career that he would love and that contributes to the betterment of society. Gruenberg has three children, and spends much of his free time at soccer and volleyball games. He lives in Point Loma, where he grows fruit trees and vegetables.