Arthur K. Cunningham


Arthur Cunningham is a partner in the San Bernardino office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. Mr. Cunningham has more than 20 years of experience litigating complex matters in state and federal courts and courts of appeal.

He handles the following types of matters:

  • Defense of law enforcement and corrections officers and agencies in civil rights and tort matters in state and federal court
  • Defense of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and contract claims brought under state and federal law, including race, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, age religious discrimination and harassment
  • Grievance hearings under public agency memoranda of understanding
  • Counsel to employers on discipline and termination of employees
  • Employment litigation
  • Government entity defense
  • Automobile and tort defense

Mr. Cunningham has tried cases to verdict in all of these subject matter areas.

Legal Experience

  • Over 25 jury trials in state and federal courts
  • Appeals in state courts of appeal including published opinions


  • State Bar Admissions
    • California




  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • Riverside County Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court

Awards & Honors

AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell


Western State University College of Law

Juris Doctor, 1981

University of California at Irvine

Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences, 1975

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