Linda Guthmann Krieger is a member in the Firm’s Labor and Employment Practice Group and Hospitality Group. Ms. Krieger has extensive experience representing clients at trial, arbitration and mediation, and has a record of favorable outcomes. She acts as corporate counsel for several small to medium sized businesses, advising them on day-to-day employment issues. Ms. Krieger has completed training by the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine School of Law and has been a mediator for cases in both state and federal court. Ms. Krieger is also a third-party neutral investigator assisting employers with workplace complaints.
Ms. Krieger is a long-time member of the Settlement Officer Panel for U.S. District Court, Central District of California. In addition, she has been Chair of the Federal Nominations Committee and Chair of the Work and Family Issues Committee for Women Lawyers of Los Angeles. She was the president of Women’s Business Council, part of the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce, for the 2008-2009 term, and was a board member of the Downtown Long Beach Associates (now Alliance) from 2009-2015. She was also on the board of the Long Beach Bar Foundation and was a board member of Women Lawyers of Long Beach. She is very involved in Bruin Professionals, as well, including their Lawyers Affinity Group. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Long Beach Bar Association for many years and was the President from 2019-2020.
Ms. Krieger grew up in Chicago, Illinois and graduated Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Illinois. She received her Juris Doctor from UCLA, graduating in the top twenty percent of her class. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, pickleball, movies, community service work, and she loves to travel.