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University of California, Boalt Hall School of Law, J.D., 1983; Associate editor, California Law Review.
Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, M.S., 1980.
University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1979, with Great Distinction in General Scholarship; Phi Beta Kappa.
Ron Turovsky is a partner in the Los Angeles office. He is a highly experienced trial lawyer, litigator, and advocate, and has represented clients in complex litigation involving a broad array of subjects in trial courts, appellate courts, and in arbitration. Mr. Turovsky was named one of the Top 100 Lawyers in California by the Daily Journal in 2011. His matters involve complex governmental, regulatory, constitutional, and public policy issues. He has successfully represented his clients in significant cases against and involving state and local government and California lawmakers. He also has successfully represented his clients in complex commercial disputes involving trade secrets, unfair competition, entertainment, real estate and land use, ERISA, and unfair competition, in state court, federal court, and in arbitration. His varied clients have included a major outdoor advertising company, State agencies, motion picture production companies, recording artists, pension funds and investment advisors, gaming businesses, real estate developers, professional partnerships, one of the largest food companies in the world, elected officials, candidates for elective office, political committees, and other entities and individuals.
During his more than 25 years at Manatt, Mr. Turovsky has served on the firm’s management committee, compensation committee, and other committees, and was head of recruiting for many years. He presently serves on the firm’s litigation management committee.
Mr. Turovsky has won decisions favorable to his clients in cases with wide-reaching effects, including:
Selected, Daily Journal Top 100 Lawyers, 2011.
Selected, Southern California Super Lawyers (multiple years).
Selected, Southern California's Top Rated Lawyers, 2012 (Administrative Law, Appellate, General Practice).
Mr. Turovsky has written numerous opinion columns for the Los Angeles Times. His other writings have appeared in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, the California Law Review, the Columbia Journalism Review, and the Los Angeles Reader.
Admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Northern, Southern and Eastern Districts of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. Admitted to practice in California.
Board Member, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Southern California.
Board Member, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles.
Past President, California Political Attorneys Association.
Past President, California Lexington Group, a political club.
Commissioner, Los Angeles City Redistricting Commission, 2002.
Member, Los Angeles City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo’s Transition Team, 2001.
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