John F. Cermak Jr.

Partner

Los Angeles
T +1.310.442.8885
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"[John] is smart, efficient and a good negotiator."

— Chambers USA 2014

Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions

  • Chambers USA: Environmental in California (2011 to 2017)
  • The Best Lawyers in America©
    • Los Angeles: Environmental Law (2012 to 2018)
    • Los Angeles: Litigation – Environmental
  • Southern California "Super Lawyer" (2006 to 2017)
  • United States Department of Justice Honors Program
  • Martindale-Hubbell: AV Preeminent

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association: Judicial Selection Committee (1997 to 1999)
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California: Settlement Officer (1998 to present)

Prior Positions

  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Robert C. Zampano, United States District Court for the District of Connecticut (1982 to 1983)
  • Law Clerk for the Honorable Ozell M. Trask and the Honorable Robert R. Beazer, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit (1983 to 1984)

Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, District of Columbia
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • California
  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania

Education

  • J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 1982, magna cum laude
  • B.A., Boston University, 1979, summa cum laude