Jeff Freedman has forty years of experience representing public agencies as well as private companies in all areas of labor and employment relations law. Jeff joined Liebert Cassidy Whitmore in 2002 after having been a partner in his own labor law firm for more than twenty years and in a large national firm.
His areas of practice include representing clients in state and federal court litigation, before the EEOC, Fair Employment and Housing Commission, California OSHA, the NLRB, and other state and federal regulatory agencies.
He is also experienced in representing public agency clients in the meet and confer process, disciplinary and grievance matters, arbitrations, wage and hour matters, and in interpreting and applying laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Employment and Housing Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Jeff has developed a detailed understanding of both the employment and public access provisions of the ADA.
Jeff has published several dozen articles on various employment law issues and has frequently spoken before employer groups on labor and employment law matters. He has been involved in helping improve the judicial system as a member of many court and bar association committees, and has served as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Los Angeles County Bar Association and as President of the Century City Bar Association. He presently serves as a mediator for the Los Angeles County Superior Court and as arbitrator in attorney-client fee disputes for the L.A. County Bar Association.
Jeff is also a contributing author to the firm's California Public Agency Labor & Employment Blog.
He was a California Deputy Attorney General for five years.
Los Angeles County Bar Association, 1985, Board of Trustees
Century City Bar Association, 1981 (President), 1976-1985 (Board Member)
Century City Chamber of Commerce, 1985 (President), 1981-1990 (Board Member)