• Welcome to
    Liebert Cassidy Whitmore

    We are a full-service Labor, Employment and Education law firm.

    Statewide Experts | Customized Solutions

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  • We've Got You Covered

    LCW offers a variety of preventative resources that can help you stay on top of the ever-changing laws.

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  • Preventative Trainings

    LCW attorneys conduct over 800 presentations throughout a year.
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  • Labor Relations Certificate Program

    Education combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of core areas.

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Our Expertise

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  • Affordable Care Act

    Affordable Care Act

    LCW attorneys well-versed in the nuances of the Affordable Care Act and its impact on California employers.

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  • Audit Services

    Audit Services

    LCW has extensive experience assisting employers to audit their policies and practices to ensure compliance with the law and best practices.

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  • Business, Construction, and Facilities

    Business, Construction, and Facilities

    LCW represents and advises private education clients on a broad spectrum of issues relating to business, construction, and facilities.

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  • Employment Law

    Employment Law

    We work closely with employers to provide advice in areas such as hiring, wage and hour, discipline, and performance.

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  • Investigations

    Investigations

    LCW attorneys provide all types of investigation-related services and have overseen hundreds of investigations since the Firm's inception.

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  • Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining

    Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining

    LCW negotiators successfully negotiated thousands of labor agreements on behalf of our clients.

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  • Litigation Services

    Litigation Services

    LCW defends clients in federal and state court litigation and has earned a reputation as a results-oriented, successful and efficient litigation firm.

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  • Private Education

    Private Education

    LCW specializes in working with the full range of California nonprofit educational institutions.

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  • Public Education

    Public Education

    LCW provides general counsel, labor and litigation advice and assistance to a variety of educational institutions.

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  • Public Safety

    Public Safety

    LCW has had the privilege of representing public safety agencies for many years, proudly earning their trust and respect.

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  • Retirement, Health & Disability

    Retirement, Health & Disability

    LCW provides representation, advice, and counsel to employers on a wide spectrum of matters relating to retirement, health, and disability.

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  • Wage & Hour

    Wage & Hour

    Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is proud of its role as a leading wage and hour/Fair Labor Standards Act firm.  

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News & Knowledge

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Mar 15, 2017 Tips from the Table

Dealing with Elected Officials

Application of the U.S. Civil Rights Act to Sexual Orientation Discrimination
Apr 25, 2017 Blog Posts

Application of the U.S. Civil Rights Act to Sexual Orientation Discrimination

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New Regulations Give Applicants and Employees with Criminal History a Fresh Start; Employers Should Take a Fresh Look at their Decision-Making Practices
Apr 18, 2017 Blog Posts

New Regulations Give Applicants and Employees with Criminal History a Fresh Start; Employers Should Take a Fresh Look at their Decision-Making Practices

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Apr 11, 2017 Blog Posts

Apples and Oranges: Daily Meal Expenses Properly Excluded from the Regular Rate

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Apr 4, 2017 Blog Posts

Policymaking Employees and the First Amendment

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Mar 28, 2017 Blog Posts

Discontinuation of a Long-Standing Practice of Accommodating Disabled Employees through Light-Duty May Be a Violation of FEHA

In a recent decision by a California Court of Appeal, a Court held that it was not unreasonable for the City of Los Angeles to assign temporarily injured recruit officers to light-duty administrative assignments in light of the City’s past policy and practice of doing so.

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Blog Posts

Am I a Municipal Corporation? Maybe. Does it Matter? Yes!

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Mar 7, 2017 Blog Posts

CalPERS School and Local Agency Members May Now Recover Service Credit and Compensation Earnable Upon Administrative, Arbitral or Judicial Reversals of Terminations

CalPERS contracting agencies and schools should be aware that effective January 1, 2017, if an employee’s termination is overturned on appeal, back pay is not the only thing the employee will be able to recover. 

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Who Are We?

Six attorneys, who had extensive experience in, and a passion for, representing public sector management in the areas of employment law and labor relations, got together and started our firm in 1980. 

Over the years we grew that practice to become California's preeminent public management employment law firm with over 80 attorneys in five offices.  Some years ago we added an education law specialty to our practice to meet the needs of our school and college clients. 

We invite you to explore our website, where you will learn more about who we are, what we do and how we do it.  We welcome your comments and suggestions and thank you for taking the time to get to know us a little better.

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Please contact Cynthia Weldon, Director of Marketing & Training, 310.981.2000.

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