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Affordable Care Act

Audit Services

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore provides audits in the areas of personnel policies and FLSA practices.
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Business and Facilities

We represent and advise educational and special districts clients on a broad spectrum of issues in business and facilities, both transactional and litigation.
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Employment Law

Every LCW attorney is well versed in this broad and complex practice area and provides daily advice and counsel to public agencies, educational institutions and private companies throughout California.



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The Firm's Investigations Practice Group specializes in investigating allegations of discrimination, harassment, and other misconduct, including police officer misconduct.
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Labor Relations and
Negotiation Services

Members of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore have successfully negotiated thousands of labor agreements for cities, counties, special districts, the courts, and school and college districts. The negotiations have covered all classes of employees, including a variety of white and blue collar, professional, supervisory and management, and public safety employee bargaining units.



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Litigation Services

Our Firm specializes in representing employers in the defense of legal actions and has the solid reputation of a results-oriented, successful litigation firm. Our attorneys are experts in all phases of litigation in both Federal and State courts: pleading, discovery, motion practice - including summary judgments and summary adjudications, alternative dispute resolution, settlement and trial.  While we take an aggressive stance in litigation, our priority always remains the same - achieving the best results for our client in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible.

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Private Education Law

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore advises and represents independent and private schools on a wide range of Labor, Employment, Education and Contract law.
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Public Education Law

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore provides general counsel, labor and litigation advice and assistance to a variety of educational institutions in all aspects of education law, employment law and labor relations. 
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Public Safety

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore has had the privilege of representing public safety agencies for 30 years, proudly earning the trust and respect of several generations of police chiefs, sheriffs, and fire chiefs. LCW appreciates the emergency nature of employment issues in the public safety context. Our attorneys are always available to provide prompt and expert consultation on issues from administrative leave to interrogations to discipline.
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Retirement, Health and Disability

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore provides representation, advice, and counsel to employers on public employee retirement plans, health and welfare benefits, and issues related to employee disabilities, including disability retirement, the interactive process and reasonable accommodations.
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Wage and Hour

Our role as a leading public sector wage and hour firm began immediately following the February 1985 decision of the United States Supreme Court in Garcia v. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority. Our firm promptly conducted workshops across the State on behalf of the League of California Cities to advise public agencies on how to comply with the FLSA. Since that time our firm has been active in legislative efforts to mitigate the harsh impact of the FLSA on public agencies. We answer specific wage and hour/FLSA questions from our clients almost daily and provide invaluable resources including our reference publication The Fair Labor Standards Act: A Public Sector Compliance Guide, (We author two Guides: a specific version for California and a national version which is published by the National Public Employer Labor Relations Association.) Our training programs provide public agency managers and supervisors with an understanding of the FLSA. Our FLSA audits identify compliance issues and recommend practical solutions.
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To Contact Liebert Cassidy Whitmore:
Los Angeles 310.981.2000 | Fresno 559.256.7800 | San Francisco 415.512.3000 | San Diego 619.481.5900
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