Stephen Danz

Employment Law
Stephen Danz & Associates
11661 San Vicente Blvd.
Suite 500
Los Angeles, CA 90049
(310) 600-9276

Steve is known for his expertise in employment law, the firm regularly consults with hundreds of clients throughout California and carefully screens the best cases for full trial representation. Steve has had 40 jury trials and has handled hundreds of employment mediation and arbitration since 1988. Steve is widely published in employment law, including "Aviation Employment Law", Punitive Damages and other topics related to whistleblowers and termination for engagement in protective activity. He is Chair of the Board of Angel Flight West.

Areas of Practice

Employment Law
Litigation Percentage
90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

California, 1976
U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1976
U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1976
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1976
U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit


University of West Los Angeles School of Law, Inglewood, California
J.D. " 1974
Honors: Senior Class President
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Major: Political Science

Published Works

Published Damages in Employment Law, Daily Journal, March, 2003
Civil False Claims, Best Sample Qui Tam Com., 1999
California Employment Causes of Action, 2000
Aviation Employment Law, Lawyer-Pilot Bar Association, 2012

Representative Cases

USA ex rel Covington vs. Sisters of 3rd Order, CV-F-632 EDD (Eastern Dist of CA)
Maxwell vs. Beverlyl Enterprises California, AO73149 (1998)- Of Counsel
Employment Law, NELA, 2005 " Present

Honors and Awards

President, National Junior Achievement Conference , 1963 " 1964
Certificate of Appreciation, LA County Pro Bono Judge (Settled Officer), 1985 " 1988
Super Lawyer, 2012 " Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

California Employment Lawyer Association (CELA), 1988 " Present
National Employment Lawyer Association (NELA), 1988 " Present
Consumer Attorneys of California, 1976 " Present
California Applicant Attorney Association, 2008 " Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1976 " Present
San Bernardino Bar Association, 2009 " Present
San Diego Bar Association, 2009 " Present
National Whistle-blower Center, 2009 " Present

Past Employment Positions

Cunial & Danz, Junior Partner, 1981 " 1992
Danz & Gerber, Senior Partner, 1996 " 2008

Pro Bono Activities

Angel Flight West (Chair of Board & Command Pilot), 1998 " Present
Pro Bono Judge, LA Superior Court, 1985 " 1989
Volunteer Settlement Officer, LA Superior Court, 1989 " Present
Homeland Security Volunteer Pilot, 2005 " Present