LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles based law firm, Wolf Rifkin Shapiro Schulman & Rabkin, LLP (WRSS&R), with offices in Las Vegas and Reno, welcomes the highly experienced litigation attorney Matthew Oster as a partner in their Los Angeles office. Oster's outstanding track record in areas of complex civil actions in the California federal and state courts is expected to be a major asset to the firm. After more than 15 years experience in top-tier law firms and being named a Super Lawyers 2013 Southern California Rising Star, his practice at WRSS&R will focus on litigation, with an emphasis in healthcare, employment and class action matters.
"Backed by a successful career in complex and class litigation matters, Matt Oster will be a valuable partner in our Los Angeles office," says Michael Wolf, managing partner at WRSS&R. "With Matt's past achievements at top-tier firms and incredible legal background, we know he will greatly add to our firm's success."
Oster has successfully litigated more than 10 large class actions or putative class actions in California on behalf of a wide variety of high-value clients. These matters concerned such allegations as misuse of private information, false and misleading product labels, employment discrimination, wage and hour violations, inadequate disclosures on Internet websites, technical statutory violations and unfair competition. Oster also has successfully represented clients in dozens of other complex civil litigation matters, including defending multiple qui tam, Federal Trade Commission, professional liability, trade secret, copyright and unfair competition claims and defending and prosecuting various other business disputes.
"I'm very proud to be joining the WRSS&R team," said Oster. "The firm's extensive successful practice areas combined with excellent attorneys presents a strong opportunity for client service and market growth that I'm excited to be a part of."
Oster currently serves as the immediate past President of the Board of Directors of the Disability Rights Legal Center, a Los Angeles based nonprofit legal services agency that advocates, litigates and educates to advance the civil rights of persons with disabilities. He has considerable expertise assisting on appeals to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and the California Courts of Appeals.
Comprised of a team of over 40 attorneys, WRSS&R specializes in all areas of law. Offering top quality legal expertise at a reasonable cost, WRSS&R has garnered a national reputation as a leading law firm. Their offices are located in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Reno, Nev.
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