Albert S. Golbert
One Bunker Hill, 8th Floor
601 West Fifth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Principal, Golbert & Associates, Los Angeles (1990-); Senior Partner, Bryan, Cave, McPheeters & McRoberts, Los Angeles (1980–1990); Founding Partner, Forry Golbert Singer & Gelles, Los Angeles (1974–1980); Counsel, Paul & Gordon and Diamond, Tilem, Colden & Emery, Los Angeles (1970–1973); Senior International Attorney, Eastern Hemisphere Affairs, Chrysler International (Geneva 1964–1968, Sydney & Tokyo 1968–1970); Professor of Law (1970–1976) and Adjunct (1976–1984) Southwestern University Law School; Instructor: Law in International Business, UCLA (1972–1977); Lecturer in Law, University of Southern California (1984–88), Loyola University Law School (1990–92) and Whittier University Law School (1993–95).
Professional Honors: Recipient of the Dana Latham Award, 2000, from the Los Angeles County Bar Association for lifetime achievement and commitment to the tax bar; recipient of the Warren Christopher Award, 2012, from the State Bar of California on the nomination of the International Law Section as the “International Lawyer of the Year;” Southern California Super Lawyers 2006-19 (Taxation and International Trade Law); named to Best Lawyers in America 2006-19 (Taxation and International Trade and Finance Law), and Best Lawyers’ 2015 Los Angeles International Trade and Finance Law Lawyer of the Year
ABA; ASIL; IBA; CALBAR; LACBA; BHBA.
AAA; Asia-Pacific Center for the Resolution of International Business Disputes (San Francisco); Center for International Conciliation and Arbitration, Los Angeles.
Numerous international cases (since 1964) as counsel involving license agreements, valuation matters, business or investment disputes, failed joint ventures and compelling arbitration; as arbitrator (since 1978), have heard similar international commercial disputes involving distribution agreements, technology transfers and disposition of assets upon failure of ventures; founding member, former Vice President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Center for International Commercial Arbitration in Los Angeles. Co-drafted and worked through the California legislative process, the California International Commercial Arbitration and Conciliation Act (of March 4, 1988).
Four Books (Status of Forces Agreement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, (USAFTA, 1962); International Operations Handbook (Southwestern Press, 1972); Problems and Materials on International Trade and Investment (UCLA, 1973); Latin American Law and Institutions (Praeger, N.Y., 1982); and more than fifty (50) articles on international tax, trade and investment issue.