Services

EXPERT WITNESS & EXPERT CONSULTING SERVICES

Wertlieb Law Corp provides expert witness and expert consulting services to parties or their attorneys in litigation and arbitration matters. The two primary areas of focus of Wertlieb Law Corp are: disputes involving business transactions and corporate governance; and cases involving attorney malpractice and attorney ethics. Mr. Wertlieb has served as an expert witness or expert consultant in over two dozen such disputes and cases.

For a representative sample of Mr. Wertlieb’s expert witness engagements, click here.

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MEDIATION FOR BUSINESS DISPUTES

Mr. Wertlieb is available to mediate business-related disputes. He brings his many years of experience as a corporate transactional lawyer to assist parties in resolving their disagreements. As a mediator, Mr. Wertlieb acts as a neutral third-party who helps facilitate the settlement of legal disputes.

For more information about Mr. Wertlieb’s services as a mediator, click here.

 

BOARD OF DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS

Mr. Wertlieb is available to serve as a member of boards of directors. He has served as a member of the board for certain of his clients (including the Los Angeles Kings Hockey Team, the Los Angeles Art Association and Windward School), has held leadership positions on various committees and other professional organizations (including as Chair of each of the Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, Business Law Section, and Corporations Committee of the State Bar of California, and as Vice Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee), and was an executive officer of a publicly-traded company (IDB Communications Group, Inc.).

Throughout his career, Mr. Wertlieb has advised board members with respect to their fiduciary duties and corporate governance.

 

ETHICS CONSULTING

Wertlieb Law Corp advises lawyers and law firms on ethics-related issues, especially with respect to compliance with the California Rules of Professional Conduct. Mr. Wertlieb is a former Chair, Advisor and six-year Member of the State Bar of California’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct, the current Vice Chair and a member of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee, and the former Chair of the Ethics Group responsible for the California practices of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP, a leading international law firm where Mr. Wertlieb was a Partner for two decades.

Mr. Wertlieb has given numerous presentations on attorney ethics, and has led the review and comment on proposed new and amended California Rules of Professional Conduct on behalf of each of the State Bar of California’s Committee on Professional Responsibility and Conduct and the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Professional Responsibility and Ethics Committee.

 

INTERNAL INVESTIGATIONS

Wertlieb Law Corp is available to conduct internal investigations where warranted to assist clients in evaluating potential wrongdoing by company insiders. Mr. Wertlieb has led internal investigations in matters relating to corporate governance and fiduciary duties, financial improprieties, securities law compliance and attorney ethical compliance.

 

MCLE PRESENTATIONS

Wertlieb Law Corp is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. Mr. Wertlieb is an experienced presenter and instructor with respect to business transactions, securities law compliance, contract drafting, negotiations, and attorney ethical compliance. For a list of Mr. Wertlieb’s speaking engagements, click here.

Mr. Wertlieb is an Adjunct Professor at UCLA School of Law, where (since 2002) he teaches a transaction skills course of his own design (entitled Life Cycle of a Business), which includes deal-making, negotiation, contract drafting and ethics. For more information about Mr. Wertlieb’s transaction skills course at UCLA School of Law, click here.

 

LEGAL SERVICES

Wertlieb Law Corp provides legal services, with a focus on matters relating to: business transactions; negotiating and drafting contracts; corporate governance, compliance and fiduciary duties; and similar matters. Mr. Wertlieb has more than three decades of experience as a business transactional lawyer and is admitted to practice in California, New York and Washington, D.C. As with all new engagements, Mr. Wertlieb’s availability for legal services is subject to applicable intake procedures.

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