Glenn M. Gottlieb is a trained, professional Mediator, with a more than 35-year background in business and transactional legal practice. Mr. Gottlieb has successfully mediated hundreds of business and general civil matters.
Mr. Gottlieb has also successfully mediated a full-range of settlement issues for couples in divorce, as well
as resolving high-conflict disputes for intact families in conflict, particularly involving family-owned and closely-held
Mr. Gottlieb has both been in private practice with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, one of the nation’s largest
and most prestigious law firms, and in-house, as the General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Wyle
Laboratories, a diversified, New York Stock Exchange-listed company. He also acted as General Counsel
of MiniMed, Inc., an emerging medical device manufacturer and research company, and was associated
with Rifkind & Sterling, a Beverly-Hills-based, boutique securities law firm. Mr. Gottlieb has represented a
broad variety of individuals and small-, medium- and large-sized business organizations, providing
ongoing business guidance, as well as transactional legal services.
Mr. Gottlieb’s broad base of experience enables him to bring a practical, real-world orientation to
mediating disputes that was honed during his legal career. Having served in a senior executive position
with a major, U.S. corporation, in addition to his role as legal counsel to countless private clients, gives him
a unique perspective and ability to utilize his creative, problem-solving skills and results-oriented approach
to the successful resolution of conflicts.
Mr. Gottlieb is a current member of the Mediator Panels of the Beverly Hills Bar Association Mediator Referral
Service (founding member); the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, and
U.S. District Court, Central District of California. He served as a member of the Board
of Directors of the Southern California Mediation Association and the former “Party Pay” panel
of the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Glenn Gottlieb is a graduate of Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall), University of California, Berkeley (J.D., Order of the Coif), having served as Note and Comment Editor on the California Law Review and Law Clerk
for Professor Paul Mishkin. He subsequently clerked for United States District Court Judge Fred J.
Cassibry in New Orleans, Louisiana. Mr. Gottlieb graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of
California, Santa Barbara (A.B.) and did post-graduate studies at UCLA’s prestigious Anderson
Graduate School of Business Management (Certificate in Business Management).
Mr. Gottlieb is a native of Southern California and has been involved with many community-based
organizations, including serving as a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of The
Jewish Federation of Los Angeles, Vice President and a member of the Board of Directors of Bet Tzedek
Legal Services and member of the Board of the Los Angeles Urban League. Mr. Gottlieb is a Vice
President and member of the Board of Trustees of Leo Baeck Temple, Los Angeles, California, and
served on the Advisory Board of the School of Communal Service of the Los Angeles Campus of the
Hebrew Union College/Jewish Institute of Religion. Mr. Gottlieb is proud to be an active “Big Brother” with
the Jewish Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Los Angeles.
Mr. Gottlieb was the 2007 recipient of the Ameinu organization’s Tzedek (“Justice”) Award for his history of
service to the Los Angeles Jewish community.
Glenn is a 2nd Degree Black Belt and Certified Instructor in Krav Maga, the fighting and self-defense system of the Israel Defense Forces (IDF).
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