Firm News

Coverage Lawyer Phil Thompson Joins Gladstone Weisberg

We are pleased to welcome Philip H. Thompson, who has joined Gladstone Weisberg, ALC as Of Counsel to the firm.

Phil is well known in the Southern California legal community, having been a founding partner of Nelsen, Thompson, Pegue & Thornton and practiced with that firm for many years.

With over 35 years experience in litigation, insurance coverage, and subrogation matters, including numerous trials, arbitrations, mediations and appeals, Phil adds significant depth to our team.

Phil regularly publishes on insurance-related matters and has authored an insurance coverage newsletter. He is admitted to practice before state and federal courts in California and New Mexico. Phil regularly has been honored as a Southern California Super Lawyer.

A Los Angeles native, Phil obtained his J.D. from Loyola Marymount University in and his B.A. cum laude from California State University, Northridge.

Gene Weisberg Speaks At CLM Southeast Insurance Fraud Conference

Gene Weisberg spoke at the 2017 Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Southeast Insurance Fraud Conference in Atlanta, Georgia on November 3, 2017. Gene led a panel entitled: You Said What? Preparing Adjusters And Investigators For Deposition In A Fraud Case. The seminar discussed word choices for claim file entries and written communications, and how to best prepare to give a deposition where the witness will be asked about those entries and other claim handling developments.

Gene Weisberg Again Named In The Best Lawyers In America

We congratulate founding partner Gene Weisberg who once again was named to the Best Lawyers In America for his excellent work in the Litigation - Insurance practice area. Lawyers are selected to be included in this list based on a rigorous peer-review survey of millions of top attorneys who submit confidential evaluations. Gene also has been named a Los Angeles Super Lawyer since 2007. He has an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell rating and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, a national organization of experienced trial lawyers.

Gene Weisberg Speaks At Insurance Fraud Management Conference

Gene Weisberg was an expert panelist with other lawyers from around the country on March 14, 2017, at the 2017 Insurance Fraud Management Conference in Phoenix. The panel spoke about SIU Litigation issues, discussing trends in litigating and investigating insurance fraud. The conference is an annual meeting of insurance company SIU managers.

Gene Weisberg Speaks At The 2017 CLM Annual Conference

Gene Weisberg spoke on a panel titled "Preventing Water Restoration Contractors from Soaking the Insurer", discussion water restoration contractor fraud in Nashville, TN in March. CLM, the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance, is an organization of insurance companies and their lawyers. The annual conference presents educational programs on various insurance subjects.

Water Restoration Contractor Fraud Article

Gene Weisberg co-authored an article on water restoration contractor fraud that appears in the latest issue of Litigation Management magazine. The article can be read at here. Gene will be speaking on this subject on March 30 in Nashville, TN at the Claims and Litigation Management Alliance Annual Conference.

Leon Gladstone and Gene Weisberg Named Super Lawyers

GladstoneWeisberg, ALC founders Leon Gladstone and Gene Weisberg were named to the 2017 list of Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers recognizes California lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Fewer than five percent of California attorneys receive this honor. Leon has been selected as a Southern California Super Lawyer every year since 2008. Gene has been selected every year since 2007. The firm congratulates Leon and Gene for this achievement.

GladstoneWeisberg Adds Litigator Joseph Wohrle

GladstoneWeisberg has added longtime business and insurance litigator Joseph Wohrle to the firm as a partner. Joseph has represented numerous businesses in commercial and tort litigation in his nearly 30 years of practice. He successfully defended a prominent Los Angeles restaurant in a food mislabeling class action. He has defended insurance companies in coverage and bad faith lawsuits and has handled many personal injury lawsuits. He is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell.

Joseph also is an Adjunct Professor at his alma mater, Loyola Law School, teaching California Civil Procedure to second and third year law students. Joseph and Gene Weisberg practiced together a number of years ago and the firm is very pleased to reunite with him.

Gene Weisberg Named To Best Lawyers In America

Congratulations to GladstoneWeisberg founding partner Gene Weisberg for being named in The Best Lawyers in America for his high caliber of work in the Litigation - Insurance practice area. Inclusion in Best Lawyers is based on a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 7.3 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Gene also has been named as a Los Angeles Super Lawyer for the past 10 years. He has an AV Preeminent Martindale-Hubbell rating and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.

GladstoneWeisberg Has Moved

GladstoneWeisberg, ALC, has moved its offices to 300 Corporate Pointe, Suite 400, Culver City, California 90230. The firm signed a new long term lease in these new offices in the same area where it has been since its founding, on the west side of Los Angeles. The phone number, 310-821-9000 and the lawyers' email addresses remain the same. There is a new fax number, 310-943-2764.