Karina B. Sterman

Fax 310-201-1788


Karina Sterman is a partner in the Litigation and Employment Law Departments of Greenberg Glusker. A creative and ardent advocate for her clients, Ms. Sterman defends businesses in class action lawsuits as well as in discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination and other lawsuits. She also defends companies in administrative proceedings in front of the EEOC, Department of Labor, California Labor Commissioner and other jurisdictions.

Ms. Sterman has significant experience in “behind the scenes” counseling on wage and hour and other employment law compliance, drafting employment related documents, and participating in business minded employment strategy to avoid litigation and costly long-term mistakes. She regularly performs HR legal audits and builds trade secret protection plans for businesses that wish to maximize the value of their investment in their intellectual property.

In addition to being a published author and frequent guest speaker on employment law and intellectual property matters, Ms. Sterman is proud to maintain a Martindale-Hubbell peer review rating of AV Preeminent. She is also honored to have been recognized by her peers for many years as a Rising Star and then as a Super Lawyer in the Field of Employment Law, as published by LOS ANGELES magazine.


Bar Admissions

  • California


  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law  (J.D., 1997)
  • University of California, Los Angeles  (B.A., 1993)