Lawyers of Distinction wishes to welcomes Julie Gutman Dickinson, Esq., of Glendale, California as a certified member for 2019. Ms. Dickinson joined the firm as a partner in 2013, bringing extensive experience in advocating on behalf of workers and private and public sector unions. She currently serves as a managing partner of the firm.
Ms. Gutman Dickinson is a tenacious advocate for justice with over 25 years of labor law experience, including representing international and local unions in collective-bargaining negotiations, political and legislative advocacy, arbitrations, and administrative, state, and federal court litigation. She is a nationally renowned expert in NLRB proceedings, wage theft and misclassification litigation, and strategic organizing campaigns.
Ms. Gutman Dickinson has served as lead counsel representing workers and labor organizations in civil rights cases, unfair labor practice litigation, litigation to end the practice of misclassification, and wage and hour class actions. She has won multi-million-dollar recovery for workers and their families, and her success in vindicating the rights of workers and labor unions has resulted in numerous published federal and state court and administrative agency decisions.
During more than a decade as a trial attorney at the National Labor Relations Board, she earned the distinction of being the only attorney to achieve a 100 percent win record in voluminous unfair labor practice trials and federal district court injunction litigation.
Ms. Gutman Dickinson has advised elected officials on labor issues and advocated vigorously for fair labor practices as a member of governmental agencies. She served as Board of Public Works Commissioner and Senior Labor Advisor to Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, providing legal counsel and labor advice to the Mayor, and representing the Mayor in bringing unions and private sector employers together to avert major strikes in Los Angeles, and to negotiate mutually beneficial collective bargaining agreements, particularly in industries with workers living on the margin.
Again, congratulations to Ms. Julie Gutman Dickinson, Esq., on becoming a certified member of Lawyers of Distinction for 2019!