Glenn M. Gottlieb, the former General Counsel of Wyle Laboratories (NYSE:WYL) with a pedigree at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Los Angeles, CA, is the current Chair of the Mediation Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association. He is a trained, professional Mediator with a more than 40-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 issues in high-conflict internal disputes involving family-owned and small and closely-held businesses.
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 (WYL). 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 the current Chair of the Mediation Section of the Beverly Hills Bar Association (BHBA). He also serves on the Board and is the Chair of the Investment Committee of the Beverly Hills Bar Foundation. Mr. Gottlieb is a member of the BHBA's “Approved Mediator Panel” (founding member); as well as a member of the Mediator Panels of 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 the School of Law, 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 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 have been an active “Big Brother” for over a decade 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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