Jeffrey Stern, a partner with Pearlman, Brown & Wax, LLP, specializes in the defense of workers' compensation claims, serious and willful misconduct claims, and claims brought pursuant to California Labor Code § 132a. Jeffrey graduated from California State University, Northridge, in 1976 with a degree in political science. He attended the University of Chicago before enrolling at Loyola University of Los Angeles.
Jeffrey is an accomplished civil litigator with numerous jury verdicts to his credit. A number of his verdicts were highlighted in a Verdicts magazine profile.
Jeffrey is an arbitrator and mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court system. He lectures to insurance carriers, self-insured employers, and public interest groups. As a member of the Board of the Workers' Compensation Section of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association, he is instrumental in organizing and coordinating monthly lectures for the legal community.
Outside of the office, Jeffrey serves as President of Temple Ramat Zion in Northridge, and enjoys spending time with his wife, Bonnie, and their daughters Bridget and Katherine. He also enjoys cycling (having completed the Death Ride and other centuries), running (half marathons are a specialty), wine collecting (no burgundies) and grilled cheese (gruyere is a favorite).