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Robert A. Morgenstern

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Firm Name
Maranga * Morgenstern
5850 Canoga Avenue
Address 2
Suite 600
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Woodland Hills, CA 91367

Areas of Practice
Civil Defense Litigation, Civil Litigation, Commercial Litigation, Insurance Defense, Personal Injury Litigation, Products Liability
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5850 Canoga Avenue, Woodland Hills, CA, USA
Practice Summary
Practice Overview
Robert Morgenstern is a founding principal of Maranga|Morgenstern. With more than 30 years of experience representing clients in catastrophic injury and wrongful death cases in the commercial trucking, products liability, and other casualty fields, Mr. Morgenstern is recognized as one of the most successful and accomplished trial attorneys in the industry.

After earning his bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1977, Mr. Morgenstern relocated with his family to Southern California. Adapting to his new home, he enrolled in Southwestern University Law School, where he obtained his Juris Doctor in 1980 and met his close friend and future law firm partner, Kenneth Maranga.

Shortly after graduating from law school, Mr. Morgenstern joined the firm of Yusim, Stein & Hanger as a law clerk and within a short period of time became a senior partner. He joined his current firm in 1993 when it was Garcia, Emmons, Maranga & Morgenstern. The firm eventually became Maranga|Morgenstern in 2002.

In recognition of his accomplishments, Mr. Morgenstern is an Advocate of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA), where he has participated as a lecturer in their Masters in Trial programs. In 2019, Mr. Morgenstern began serving as the President of the Los Angeles Chapter of ABOTA and previously held the role of Vice President in 2018.

Mr. Morgenstern has been recognized by Loyola Law School’s Civil Justice Program as a Champion of Justice in 2017 and since 2009 has been continuously named by Super Lawyer Magazine as being in the top 5 percent of attorneys in his field. He served as President of the California Defense Counsel in 2013 and is a Fellow in the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Morgenstern also served as President of the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel in 2009 and is former Chairman of the Board of Hathaway Children's and Family Services.

Married with two children, Mr. Morgenstern currently resides in West Hills, California. When not practicing law, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.
Fellow in American College of Trial Lawyers American Bar Association
American Board of Trial Advocates
Fellow in the Litigation Counsel of America
Association of Defense Trial Attorneys
2009 President of The Association of Southern President, California Defense Counsel
Trucking Industry Defense Association
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Los Angeles County Superior Court Arbitrator
Southwestern University School of Law, Deans Circle
Lawyers of Distinction
Southern Law School Outstanding Litigator in 2017
2019 President of Los Angeles Chapter of ABOTA
State Bar of California
United States District Court, Central, Northern and Southern Districts of California
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Southwestern University School of Law
J.D., 1980

University of Pennsylvania
B.A., 1977