Greg A. Garbacz



Speaking Engagements

  • “Boneheaded or Brilliant: Strategies for Opening Negotiations in Employment Mediation,” Los Angeles County Bar Association, Law and Employment Seminar (September 9, 2015)
  • “‘You’re Fired!’ How to Handle a Termination and Minimize the Risk of a Lawsuit,” 24th Annual PIHRA Legal Update (January 24–27, 2011)
  • “Sexual Harassment, Retaliation, and Discrimination 2007 Legal Updates,” 10th Annual Klinedinst Employment Symposium (November, 2007)
  • “Defending Employment Claims: Tips and Traps” and “Staying Out of Court: Mistakes to Avoid,” 9th Annual Klinedinst Employment Symposium (November, 2006)
  • “Discovery in Employment Cases: Strategy & Considerations” 8th Annual Klinedinst Employment Symposium (December, 2005)
  • “Conflicts of Interest in a Changing World,” Lorman Education Services Seminar (August 11, 2005)
  • “Human Resources Audits,” Lorman Education Services Seminar (January, 2002)
  • “Trial By Fire,” Klinedinst Employment Law Symposium (December, 2001)
  • “Employee Rights of Privacy,” Klinedinst Employment Law: 2001 and Beyond (December, 2000)
  • “Employment Practices Liability Insurance: An Attorney’s Perspective,” National Human Resource Association (February, 2000)
  • “The Nuts & Bolts of Disability, Family, Medical & Pregnancy Leave,” Klinedinst Employment Seminar (December, 1999)
  • “The ABCs of Hospitality Law: Contracts, Torts & Employment Law,” University of California, San Diego (June, 1998)
  • “How to Avoid Being Mistaken for Lunch,” CNA Insurance Company (Malicious Prosecution Seminar)


  • Co-Author, “Voir Dire and Opening Statement: Defense Perspective,” Sexual Harassment and Retaliation: A Practical Guide for Plaintiff and Defense (2019) (Published by ABA Book Publishing)
  • “California’s New Law, First in Nation, Provides Up to Six Weeks Paid Leave,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, p. 7 (October 10, 2002)
  • “Gender Stereotypes: Nichols’ Holds Valuable Lesson for Employers,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, p.7 (September 28, 2001)
  • “Reducing Vulnerability to Malicious-Prosecution Suits,” Los Angeles Daily Journal, p. 7 (January 6, 1999); (Re-published at the ABA National Legal Malpractice Conference, April,1999)
  • “Legal Malpractice: Preserving Critical Evidence, Or, At-Least, Third-Party Spoliation Claims for Your Client,” ABTL Report (February, 1999)
  • “General Contractors Liability for Injuries is Limited,” Los Angeles Daily Journal (July 23, 1998)
  • “Cross Purposes: Indemnity Claims Against Successor Attorneys,” Los Angeles Daily Business Journal, p. 7 (December 2, 1996)

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Gregory A. Garbacz, Esq.