About

Located in Manhattan Beach, California, the Law Office of Curt Surls offers a complete range of employment law services to those living throughout Southern California, including all of Los Angeles, Riverside, Orange and San Bernardino counties. With nearly 30 years of experience focusing almost exclusively on this area of law, attorney Curt Surls and his law firm provide the personalized assistance and effective support his clients need when facing any of the following legal challenges:

Employment discrimination
Sexual harassment
Wrongful termination
Workplace investigations
Age discrimination
Disability discrimination
Other labor and employment law issues

Trained as a mediator, Mr. Surls uses his negotiation skills to resolve his clients' conflicts without the need for court intervention. However, he will not hesitate to take a matter to court to achieve the positive results his clients expect and deserve.  He has handled hundreds of cases before state and federal courts. In all cases, Mr. Surls fights hard to protect the rights and liberties of his clients, and his law firm has earned a reputation as one of the region's top employment law practices.
Memberships, Recognitions and Awards

Curt Surls is a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a non-profit professional association honoring lawyers whose careers have demonstrated dedication to the welfare of the community and the traditions of the profession. Mr. Surls was also named as a “Southern California Super Lawyer” in Los Angeles Magazine for multiple years since 2007, and was listed among the “Best Lawyers in Southern California” by American Law Media/US News and World Report for multiple years, most recently in the 2018 Edition (Tier One).

Mr. Surls was inducted into the prestigious College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (see https://www.laborandemploymentcollege.org), after a vigorous nomination and peer review process (see https://www.laborandemploymentcollege.org/leadership/fellows). The College is a non-profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of Labor and Employment Law, with an emphasis on high standards of professionalism and civility.  

Mr. Surls is a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association and the California Employment Lawyers Association, both organizations that emphasize the practice of employment law on behalf of plaintiffs.  He is also a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators (https://www.awi.org/).  He is a regular speaker on employment law panels for, among other organizations, California Employment Lawyers Association, National Employment Lawyers Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association, Continuing Education of the Bar, Beverly Hills Bar Association, Orange County Bar Association, Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles and the South Bay Bar Association.  He has also written many articles on employment law.
Professional Endorsements

Mr. Surls was inducted into the prestigious College of Labor and Employment Lawyers (see https://www.laborandemploymentcollege.org), after a vigorous nomination and peer review process (see https://www.laborandemploymentcollege.org/leadership/fellows). The College is a non-profit professional association honoring the leading lawyers nationwide in the practice of Labor and Employment Law, with an emphasis on high standards of professionalism and civility.  

References

Law Firm Website: www.curtsurlslaw.com

Professional Profile on law firm website: https://www.curtsurlslaw.com/attorney-profile/

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/curt-surls-83118b5/

Listed in the Super Lawyer Directory (https://www.superlawyers.com/) (Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. This selection process includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations):  https://profiles.superlawyers.com/california-southern/manhattan-beach/lawfirm/law-office-of-curt-surls/7d7bf48f-c2ff-4237-9fde-9017064c7ce2.html

Martindale Attorney Directory: https://www.martindale.com/manhattan-beach/california/curt-l-surls-173396-a/peer-reviews/

Nolo Attorney Directory: https://www.nolo.com/lawyers/profile/law-office-curt-surls