Shelley G. Hurwitz is a partner in the Litigation Section of Holland & Knight's Los Angeles office. Ms. Hurwitz has extensive experience defending product manufacturers against individual and class action claims for personal injuries, property damage and alleged violations of consumer protection statutes. As a member of the firm's aviation team, she has represented numerous foreign and domestic airlines in personal injury claims, class actions and other civil matters, as well as assisted aviation clients with investigations by the National Transportation Safety Board. She has represented defendants in numerous toxic exposure cases, and claims under California's Proposition 65. In addition to her product liability and aviation practices, Ms. Hurwitz has also defended consumer class actions alleging violation of privacy laws and statutory violations, such as unlawful call recording.

Ms. Hurwitz has been involved in a variety of business litigation, including securities broker/dealer disputes, disputes involving professional athletes, contract disputes, employment disputes and landlord/tenant issues. She also has experience litigating land valuation issues in eminent domain proceedings, and litigating various tort claims, including nuisance, fraud and interference with business relations.


  • University of California, San Diego, B.A.
  • UCLA School of Law, J.D.
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • California
Court Admissions
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • Moot Court Program, UCLA School of Law
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Software Council of Southern California
  • Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Honors & Awards
  • ABA Military Pro Bono Project Outstanding Services Award, 2014


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