A founding partner of the firm, Steven Andelson has exclusively represented school and community college districts in employment law, personnel and labor relations, collective bargaining, and general public school law for over 35 years.

Mr. Andelson is on the School Employers Association of California Panel of Expert Advisors. He has received special recognition from the Riverside County and San Bernardino County Offices of Education for outstanding legal services on behalf of the Inland Personnel Council, a consortium of school districts, community colleges, and county offices of education.

He is highly regarded in the legal and education communities and has been selected as one of Southern California’s “Super Lawyers” by Law and Politics magazine every year for the last 15 years.

Practice Areas

News & Publications

Events & Speaking Engagements

Mr. Andelson lectures extensively before professional and university audiences, such as CSBA, ACSA, and CASBO, as well as the University of Southern California, University of California, Davis, and University of California, Los Angeles.


Mr. Andelson is the author of FRISK® Fundamentals for Evaluators in Addressing Below-Standard Employee Performance, a nationally acclaimed manual on remediating employee performance deficiencies and addressing accountability. He has written numerous articles for professional publications including National Labor Relations Board Procedures and Practices with Reference to the Educational Employment Relations Act. He is also co-editor of the quarterly publication California Education Law Update and The Legal Handbook for California School Administrators.

Community Involvement

Community & Professional

  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section


J.D., University of California, Davis School of Law
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles


  • 1971, California
    U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
    U.S. District Court, Central District of California
    U.S. Supreme Court
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