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Fred Fenster

Fred Fenster

Lecturer in Law

Last Updated: Thursday, May 18, 2017

Telephone: (310) 785-6866
Fax: (310) 201-2321
699 Exposition Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90089-0074 USA Room: 306E

Fred Fenster, a partner at Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger, resolves complex business disputes for a variety of clients, ranging from private individuals to multinational corporations. As a lecturer at USC Gould School of Law, he teaches Pre-Trial Advocacy.

Throughout his career, Fenster has represented technology and entertainment companies, real estate developers, banks, municipalities, educational organizations, retailers, publishers, radio networks and professional service providers. In addition to his expertise in litigation, he also specializes in arbitration, mediation and other alternative dispute resolution proceedings. Fenster has successfully tried nearly 100 cases concerning business contracts, unfair competition, trade disparagement, misappropriation of trade secrets, and interference of business relationships.

Fenster received both his BA, magna cum laude, and his JD, Order of the Coif, from USC. He serves on the board of editors of California Pretrial Practice & Forms. He recently was featured in “Madison Who’s Who” for outstanding achievement and notable contributions to the business community. In addition, he recently was named a “Super Lawyer” in the field of Business Litigation by Law & Politics and Los Angeles Magazine, a distinction that only five percent of lawyers in a region can earn via independent research and polling of their peers.


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June, 2017

“Economics of Legal History.” In The Oxford Handbook of Law and Economics, Vol. 3: Public Law and Legal Institutions, edited by Francesco Parisi. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Edward McCaffery
June, 2017

“Taxing Wealth Seriously.” Tax Law Review 70 (2017): 305.

Edward Kleinbard
June, 2017

“Reinventing Business Taxation: The Dual Business Enterprise Income Tax,” posted to SSRN.