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Elina Geykher Wineburgh

Senior Counsel

(213) 270-7877
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Practices

Los Angeles
633 West Fifth Street
52nd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071


San Diego
101 W. Broadway
Suite 2000
San Diego, CA 92101


Irvine
2211 Michelson Drive
Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92612


Education

J.D., Southwestern University School of Law, 2005

  • Recipient, CALI “Excellence for the Future” Award, Patent Law

B.A., Political Science and Mass Communications, University of California, Berkeley, 2002

 

Languages

  • Russian
Elina Geykher Wineburgh is Senior Counsel in Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani's Los Angeles Office where she is a member of the Labor and Employment Law practice group. Ms. Wineburgh defends corporate and individual clients in all types of employment matters, including claims of harassment, retaliation, discrimination, wrongful termination, failure to accommodate, improper payment of wages, failure to provide meal and rest breaks, ADA violations and breach of employment contract claims.  In addition to handling matters in civil court, Ms. Wineburgh regularly counsels employers on day-to-day employment issues, provides advice and guidance about their existing policies and procedures and evaluates compliance with new and existing state and federal laws.  She also helps employers with questions pertaining to employee discipline, hiring and termination decisions and inquiries related to compensation, as well as formulating strategies for how to handle and resolve litigation claims.  Ms. Wineburgh has successfully represented clients in state court, as well as administrative agencies including the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the California Labor Commissioner (DLSE), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Commission on Professional Competence.  Ms. Wineburgh speaks on topics including recent developments in employment law and emerging social media issues in the workplace.     
 
Prior to joining Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani, Ms. Wineburgh practiced business litigation, medical malpractice defense, administrative law, and criminal defense. Ms. Wineburgh also worked for a major television and movie studio handling intellectual property, content protection and employment claims.
 

Admissions

California
United States District Court, Central District

Memberships

Los Angeles County Bar Association

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