May 27, 2020
Glaser Weil is pleased to announce for the fifth year in a row, Patricia Glaser has been named among the 500 most influential people in Los Angeles by the Los Angeles Business Journal. The 2020 “LA500” list profiles individuals across a diverse array of industries and business categories who are the most influential leaders and executives. These distinguished individuals “shap[e] the business and social fabric of the region” through their business accomplishments, civic leadership and philanthropic efforts. Ms. Glaser has made the list every year of its publication.
The publication noted that the list “also serves as a reminder that L.A. is peopled by some of the smartest, most innovative and staunchly resilient business talent anywhere in the world. In that context, this year’s LA500 shines a light on many of the figures who not only can help us navigate the crisis today but stand to help us find our way through to the other side of this situation.”
Patricia Glaser is head of Glaser Weil’s Litigation Department and tops the short list of trial attorneys in the nation sought after for high-stakes litigation. Respected as a business trial lawyer, she also provides general legal counsel to publicly and privately held companies across a range of industries, including intellectual property, real estate, entertainment, banking and securities. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, major studios, real estate investors and developers, financial institutions and high-profile entertainers and public figures.
Well known for her philanthropic efforts, Ms. Glaser serves on the board of directors of several prominent arts organizations, including the Los Angeles Music Center Theatre Group and The Geffen Playhouse. Her interest in the arts extends to producing plays and other theatrical pieces. Her leadership positions include having served on the Board of Trustees for The National Judicial College, serving on the Board of Governors of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Vice Chair of the Western Region of the American Friends of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and on the UCLA Israel Studies Program Advisory Board. In addition, Ms. Glaser is a member of the Advancement Project Leadership Council, a next-generation civil rights advocacy organization, and is active in fundraising for a large number of charities, political issues and candidates.