For over twenty years, Mr. Lipinsky has successfully represented workers in all areas of employment litigation, including cases involving sexual harassment, disability and pregnancy discrimination, race, age, sexual orientation and gender discrimination, California Family Rights Act violations, Wage and Hour violations, retaliation, breach of contract, and wrongful termination in violation of public policy against some of the nation's largest employers.
Mr. Lipinsky has been recognized as one of the “Top 100 Trial Lawyers in America” by the prestigious National Trial Lawyers organization. He has also been recognized by Inland Empire Magazine's “Top Lawyers in the Inland Empire” 2010-2017 Editions; is “AV-preeminent” rated by Martindale-Hubbell; has been honored as a "Super Lawyer" every year since 2012; has been named as one of the "Best Lawyers in Southern California" by the Wall Street Journal, American Lawyer Media, and "Best Lawyers in America;" and has been recognized for his litigation accomplishments in multiple years by the California Employment Lawyers Association. In 2013, Mr. Lipinsky was named a finalist for the Consumer Attorneys of California's “Streetfighter of the Year Award.” For the past 4 years, Mr. Lipinsky has been named “California Whistleblower Attorney of the Year” by Corporate Intl Magazine.
Mr. Lipinsky currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Consumer Attorneys of California. He also serves as President-Elect of the Consumer Attorney of the Inland Empire, Past-President of the Western San Bernardino County Bar Association, and on the Board of the University of La Verne Department Legal Studies. Mr. Lipinsky has also spoken on several occasions to attorneys throughout the State of California on litigating and trying employment law cases.
Mr. Lipinsky is co-author of “Inside the Minds: Representing Employees in Sexual Harassment Cases,” Thompson Reuters (2012).
Areas of Practice
95% Employment Litigation- Employees 5% Civil Rights Litigation
100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
California, 1997 U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1997 U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 2012
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California J.D. Honors: With High Honors Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York B.A. Honors: With High Honors
Inside the Minds: Representing Employees in Sexual Harassment Cases, Thompson Publishing Group, 2012 The Game Behind the Games: Unscrupulous Agents in College Athletics, Loyola Entertainment Law Journal, 17 Loyola Entertainment Law Journal 439, 1994 Inland Empire's Top Legal Professionals, 909 Magazine, 2011 Inland Empire's Legal Professionals Spotlight Issue, Inland Empire Magazine, 2011 Inland Empire's Legal Professionals Spotlight Issue, Inland Empire Magazine , 2012 "Banc of America Loses $3M Claim", Investment News, 2006
Honors and Awards
Super Lawyers Magazine Rising Star, 2012 Super Lawyers Magazine Super Lawyer, 2013 Martindale-Hubbell AV (5.0 out of 5.0) Preeminent Rating Lifetime Member, Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum California Employment Lawyers Association Distinguished Litigation Result Karma Foundation's Philanthropist of the Year AVVO 10.0/10.0 Rating
Professional Associations and Memberships
Consumer Attorneys of California California Employment Lawyers Association National Employment Lawyers Association Consumer Attorneys of the Inland Empire American Association for Justice Western San Bernardino Bar Association Orange County Trial Lawyers Association Riverside County Bar Association Orange County Employment Lawyers Association University of La Verne, Department of Legal Studies, Advisory Committee Board Member Consumer Attorneys of the Inland Empire, Executive Board Member