Natanzi, O. David
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O. David Natanzi

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Biography

O. David Natanzi received his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and Society from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 1994 where he finished with Honors in his major. Mr. Natanzi subsequently enrolled at the University of San Diego School of Law and received his Juris Doctorate degree in 1998.

Mr. Natanzi took the California Bar Exam in July 1998 and was admitted to the California State Bar later that same year. Mr. Natanzi began his legal profession as a prosecutor for the Los Angeles County Counsel's Office-Dependency Division. After amassing over 100 bench trials, Mr. Natanzi left the County Counsel's office for private practice where he has continued to hone his trial and litigation experience to become one of the top advocates of employee rights and protections. Mr. Natanzi was hired on as an associate with Stone & Hiles, LLP in 2001 where he first developed an interest and passion for employment and labor law.

In 2005, Mr. Natanzi left Stone & Hiles, LLP to open up his own practice. In late 2005, the law firm of Bavar Natanzi & Soliemanzadeh, LLP opened its doors to the public. From the beginning, Mr. Natanzi focused on protecting employee rights as well as consulting employers on all employment related matters in order for them to comply with State and Federal law.

In 2008, Mr. Natanzi left Bavar Natanzi & Soliemanzadeh, LLP to open up Natanzi Law Group, Inc. where the sole focus of the law firm was employment and labor law. During the course of the next 7 years, Natanzi Law Group, Inc. stood up for the rights of individuals in employment law matters, from drafting and reviewing contracts to litigating wage and employment disputes in State or Federal court. Mr. Natanzi has extensive experience in all aspects of employment law and labor law including discrimination claims, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, unpaid wages, overtime, meal break violations to negotiating severance agreements on behalf of his clients.

In 2015 joined the law firm of Schwartz Rimberg, LLP where he was instrumental in developing and managing their employment and labor law department. Mr. Natanzi recently joined Jay Rothman & Associates as its newest member and brings with him 20 years of legal knowledge and experience focusing mainly on protecting employee rights.

Practice Areas

  • State and Federal Employment Law Issues

Bar Admissions

  • California, 1998

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
    • Juris Doctorate - 1998
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
    • Criminal Justice and Society - 1994

Past Positions

  • Los Angeles County Counsel’s Office-Dependency Division, Prosecutor
  • Stone & Hiles, LLP, Associate, 2001
  • Bavar Natanzi & Soliemanzadeh, LLP, 2005
  • Natanzi Law Group, Inc., 2008
  • Schwartz Rimberg, LLP, 2015