Gregory B. Gershuni
Gregory B. Gershuni has been engaged in the practice of law since 1978.
Inspired to become an attorney by his 8th grade reading of the biography of Clarence Darrow, Greg made getting into law school his first career goal.
As a gifted student, he graduated from Fairfax High School and started UCLA at the age of 16. He completed his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Political Science, cum laude, at UCLA in just three years. By the age of 19 he started his first year of law school at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. He received his Juris Doctor (J.D.) Degree from Loyola in 1978 where he was awarded the Loyola Law School Scholarship "because of marked excellence in the study of law." In 1978, following graduation from law school, he passed the California Bar Examination and was admitted to practice law in the State of California.
Upon being admitted to the practice of law, Mr. Gershuni joined the South Bay (Torrance) law firm of Daigneault, Abel & Daigneault as an associate attorney. At the Daigneault firm his law practice was devoted primarily to the business transactions and disputes, business entity issues, real estate practice involving transactions and litigation, and disputes involving wills, trusts and estates. As a young associate, he also handled a broad variety of other case assignments.
In 1980 Mr. Gershuni started his own firm as a solo practitioner in Beverly Hills through which he continued to provide legal representation in matters involving transactional and litigated matters regarding business, real estate and trusts and estates.
Mr. Gershuni has a broad base of experience in all forms of dispute resolution, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and litigation. The substantive areas of his law practice continue to include partnership and shareholder disputes, business litigation, matters involving corporate governance, representation of professionals, fiduciary duty claims, real property transactions and disputes, leasing, property management, title issues, wrongful foreclosure, lender liability, brokerage and escrow claims, boundary and property line issues, easement disputes, and matters involving trusts and estates.
In 1984 Mr. Gershuni relocated his law practice to Westwood where he practiced in partnership with other attorneys until October 1, 2010. On October 1, 2010, he merged his practice with Mr. Katz’s firm. The firm’s mission is to provide distinguished service to clients, bench, and the bar through demonstrated excellence and integrity in the practice of law. Fulfillment of this mission is characterized by the firm’s commitment to creative problem-solving, proactive recognition of and responsiveness to needs of the client, and steadfast adherence to ethics, expedience, and excellence in pursuit of client objectives.
Over the course of his career, Mr. Gershuni, at one time, served as special trial counsel to the Public Administrator of the County of Los Angeles and he has served in the Los Angeles Superior Court as a judge pro tem. He has also served, and continues to serve, as an arbitrator for the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He has served as a faculty member for the American Law Institute - Continuing Legal Education (formerly "ALI-ABA"). Active in community activities as well, he also serves on the Board of Directors of the William H. Parker Los Angeles Police Foundation.
For more than 30 years Mr. Gershuni has enjoyed recognition as an "AV" rated lawyer via the peer-review rating system established and administered by Martindale-Hubbell, with “AV” being the highest rating for "legal ability" and "faithful adherence to professional standards of conduct and ethics of the legal profession, professional reliability and diligence..."
Mr. Gershuni resides in Palos Verdes Estates, California, with his amazing wife, Candi. They have four wonderful children, Ashleigh, Jessica, Victoria and David.