For more than 20 years, Judith has practiced in labor, education and employment law. Judith has an extensive background in all types of employment litigation at the trial and appellate levels, in both state and federal courts, including discrimination, harassment, discipline and wrongful termination, and other employment based claims on behalf of public entities including cities, counties, special districts, school districts and universities, as well as on behalf of independent schools, and some private employers. Judith also represents employers, in various administrative proceedings, including in disciplinary proceedings and contractual disputes before arbitrators, boards, and commissions, discrimination complaints before the DFEH , EEOC, and wage and hour disputes before the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.
Judith conducts management training programs on a wide variety of personnel, labor, discrimination and education issues. Some topics that Judith regularly presents on are sexual harassment, diversity in the workplace, drafting effective performance evaluations, employee management, due process, employee discipline, hiring, and avoiding liability. Judith is experienced in drafting employment manuals and personnel policies, and has handled workplace investigations.
Prior to joining Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, Judith was a partner in a national labor and employment law firm and then was a partner in a boutique employment and business litigation firm. Before that, Judith was at Liebert, Cassidy & Frierson, LCW's predecessor, where she started her career representing employers.