John W. Amberg

Partner

John Amberg is an experienced litigator who has tried dozens of cases to successful conclusion in courts and arbitrations.  He handles a broad range of commercial and product liability disputes for clients in the aircraft, banking, computer software, credit card processing, food and beverage, medical device, and retailing industries, among others, as well as fiduciary and professional liability disputes for lawyers and other professionals.  His creative strategic thinking, seasoned judgment, and responsiveness to his clients’ needs have gained him the confidence of litigants in major cases.

Mr. Amberg has been an arbitrator for the Dispute Resolution Service of the Los Angeles County Superior Court, and is an arbitrator for the Los Angeles County Bar Association Mandatory Fee Arbitration Panel.  He is former chair of the California State Bar’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct and former chair and a current member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee.  He serves as an expert witness on legal ethics and malpractice issues.  A former managing partner of the Los Angeles office, Mr. Amberg chairs the firm’s Ethics Committee.  Prior to joining the firm, he completed a judicial clerkship for the Honorable Douglas W. Hillman of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan.