David M. deRubertis

The deRubertis Law Firm, APC
The deRubertis Law Firm, APC
8889 W. Olympic Blvd., Second Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90211 United States

The deRubertis Law Firm, APC handles employment disputes on behalf of employees, catastrophic personal injury/wrongful death matters, contingency business litigation, and consumer class actions. Firm principal -- David deRubertis -- has achieved numerous record-setting jury verdicts including the largest jury verdict in US history in an employment case and the largest jury verdict of any kind in California in 2022 (Martinez/Page v. SoCal Edison, et al. - $464.5 million jury verdict in June 2022). Mr. deRubertis has consistently been recognized as one of California's leading trial lawyers with honors including: 

- Trial Lawyer of the Year, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) (2014); "Trial Lawyer of the Year" Nominee (2008, 2022)

- California Lawyer of the Year (CLAY Award) (2014)

- Top Plaintiff Verdicts by Los Angeles Daily Journal (2022 - Martinez/Page v. SoCal Edison, et al.); (2016 - Hernandez v. AT&T); (2014 - Zulfer v. Playboy) 

- Law360: Employment Law MVP (2022)

- Law360: Employment Practice Group of Year (2022) 

- Litigation Daily: Litigator of the Week (July 2022)

- National Law Journal Employment Law Trailblazer (2021)

- National Law Journal Plaintiffs' Lawyers Trailblazer (2023)

- Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year for Employment Law - Individuals (Los Angeles) (2014 & 2018)

- Top 100 Southern California SuperLawyer (2011 - 2023)

- California Employment Lawyers Association's Joe Posner Award (2011)

- Top 10 Plaintiff Employment Lawyer in California (Los Angeles Daily Journal) (2010)

- Top Labor & Employment Lawyer (Los Angeles Daily Journal) (2011-2022)

- Best Lawyers in America (2012 - 2023) and Best Law Firms in America (2013 - 2023) [Tier 1 Metro LA])

- Law Dragon 500 Leading Employment Lawyers (2020-2023)

- Law Dragon 500 Leading Plaintiff Consumer Lawyers (2023)

- Top 100 California Trial Lawyer | The National Trial Lawyers Association (2008 - present)

- Street Fighter of the Year Finalist, Consumer Attorneys of California (2014) - Zulfer v. Playboy Enterprises, Inc. (Sarbanes-Oxley retaliation jury verdict); (2015) - Williams v. City of Chino (2015) 61 Cal.4th 97

- Top 40 Trial Lawyer Under 40 | The National Trial Lawyers Association (2012 - 2014)

- AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5.0 Peer Review Rating (Martindale-Hubbell)

Board Member of Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Emeritus Board Member Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, and Executive Committee Member of Business Tort Trial Lawyers Association. Former Board Member: Consumer Attorneys of California and California Employment Lawyers Association

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