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Mr. Glucksman is a partner of Chapman, Glucksman, Dean, Roeb & Barger which has offices throughout California. Mr. Glucksman is an AV Preeminent Rated Lawyer with Martindale-Hubbell, which is the highest rating available. He has been named “Super Lawyer” for over the last eleven years. He is well known in the business and construction and business legal community for his representation of builders, developers, general contractors and business clients.

Mr. Glucksman attended the University of California, Los Angeles, where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in history. He earned his juris doctor degree from Loyola Law School.

Mr. Glucksman specializes in complex multi-party litigation, including business, real estate and construction, environmental, commercial, public works, and catastrophic event litigation.

Mr. Glucksman is admitted to the State Bar of California, U.S. Supreme Court, United States District Court and Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Los Angeles County Bar Association (Trial Lawyers Section and Business & Corporations Law Section), the Orange County Bar Association, the Bar Association of San Francisco, the American Bar Association (Tort & Insurance Law Section and Environmental, Energy and Resources Section), Legal Action Committees for the California Building Industry Association and Association of General Contractors of California, California Construction Forum, the Environmental Forum and the ABA Toxic Torts and Environmental Litigation Committee.

Mr. Glucksman served as the National Co-Chair for numerous conferences, including, Mealey’s Construction Forums for Business Leaders and HB Litigation Construction Litigation Conferences. He has also served as a profiled speaker and panelist at various seminars including AEI-Brookings Construction Seminar, Association of Southern California Defense Counsel Seminar, CPCU Society Annual “All Industry Day”, DRI’s Construction Litigation, IMN Construction Seminar (New York), IRMI (Chicago) Construction Risk Seminar, Lorman California Mold Conference, MC2 Consultants Construction Seminar, and West Coast Casualty Construction Defect Seminar.

Mr. Glucksman has also been a featured speaker at various chapters of the California Society of CPA’s and Area discussion groups. He was a featured speaker in for the Actuary Leadership Forum at California State University, Fullerton, Center for Insurance Services. In 2015, Mr. Glucksman served on the faculty for the American Law Institute (“ALI”) Continuing Legal Education’s Building Green & LEED Certified: Negotiation, Drafting and Execution Strategies webcast. In 2016, he conducted a webinar for Clear Law Institute regarding Green Construction and LEED Fundamentals.

Mr. Glucksman has authored many articles which have been featured and quoted in publications including The Los Angeles Daily Journal, California Real Estate Journal, Builder and Developer Magazine, ABA’s The Construction Lawyer, The Southern California Builder, California Real Estate Journal and other preeminent publications including Lorman and Barclays. He co-authored an article, Arbitration Update: An Overview of Recent California Appellate Decisions, published by the California Lawyer (December 2015). He authored articles for AmWins The Edge including Green Building, OSHA , Arbitration Law As We Move, The Shared Economy (“Share, But Be Aware! Growing Up With The Sharing Economy”), The New EPA Underground Storage Tank Regulations: A Compliance Primer, and other construction related trending topics.

Among other honors, in 2016 Mr. Glucksman received The Legends of an Era Award presented at West Coast Casualty’s 23rd Annual Construction seminar. It recognizes those in the construction community who have contributed, advocated, influenced others for the betterment of the construction community.

In 2017, Mr. Glucksman was featured speaker at the Association of General Contractors of California’s Annual Conference where he presented on the Leadership and Development: Green and LEED Building. He also was a featured speaker at ExecuSummit’s Construction Conference in Connecticut where he presented on a panel—Design Professionals: Liability Issues and Designing the Best Strategy for Resolution.

In 2018, was honored to be chosen by the West Coast Casualty Services community to receive West Coast’s Silver Star Award as best developer’s attorney.

In 2018, Mr. Glucksman will be speaking on the panel: Green Buildings and Construction Defect Claims in Las Vegas at Perrin’s First Western Region Construction Defect & Trial conference.
Mr. Glucksman has trial, arbitration and mediation experience.

Practice Areas

Business and Commercial Law
Construction Law/Real Estate
Environmental Law / Toxic Tort Litigation
Professional Liability
Public Entities


University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 1974
Loyola Law School, J.D., 1978

Bar Information

American Bar Association (Construction Forum, Tort & Insurance Law Section and Environment, Energy and Resources Section)
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Trial Lawyers Section and Business & Corporations Law Section)
Orange County Bar Association
The Bar Association of San Francisco

Professional Affiliations

ABA Construction Forum
Association of Business Trial Lawyers
Builder Industry Association
Defense Research Institute
Environmental Forum

Contact Info

Telephone: 310.207.7722
Facsimile: 310.207.6550
Email: rglucksman@cgdrblaw.com