Daniel Cassidy Celebrates Fifty Years of Practicing Law

Daniel Cassidy Celebrates Fifty Years of Practicing Law

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore would like to congratulate Daniel C. Cassidy on celebrating fifty years of practicing law.  Dan, a founding partner of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, is among the most experienced and accomplished practitioners in the fields of public sector labor relations, negotiations and employment law.

Jul 8, 2020 Special Bulletins

The Department Of Labor Issues Final Rule Regarding Joint Employer Status Under The FLSA

The United Stated Department of Labor has issued a final rule updating its regulations regarding joint employer status under the FLSA.  This bulletin will discuss the final rule and how it could affect whether an employee who works for you could be considered an employee who works for joint employers.  This bulletin will also provide you with specific examples of employees who are considered employees of joint employers and those who are not.

Jul 8, 2020 Press Release

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore Attorneys Named 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

LOS ANGELESLiebert Cassidy Whitmore (“LCW”) is pleased to announce eight Northern California attorneys have been named 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.  Fresno and Sacramento Office Managing Partner Shelline Bennett and Partner Richard Bolanos were selected as Super Lawyers and Associates Tony G. Carvalho, Abigail Clark, Erin Kunze, Matthew Nakano, N. Richard Shreiba and Michael Youril were selected as a Rising Star for their diligence and dedication to the practice of the law.  

Jul 6, 2020 Press Release

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore Attorneys Named 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Star

LOS ANGELESLiebert Cassidy Whitmore (“LCW”) is pleased to announce four Los Angeles attorneys have been named 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.  Managing Partner J. Scott Tiedemann and Partners Peter J. Brown and Geoffrey S. Sheldon were selected as Super Lawyers and Associate Megan Atkinson was selected as a Rising Star for their continued, tireless work on behalf of LCW’s clients.

Jul 2, 2020 Education Matters

U.S. Department Of Education Releases Question And Answers On Special Education During Pandemic

On May 12, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) released two Question and Answer documents in response to inquiries concerning implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Part B and Part C dispute resolution procedures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jul 2, 2020 Education Matters

Assistant Chief of Police Safely Guides Department through COVID-19 Exposure

In May 2020, a city’s police department faced a serious COVID-19 exposure when five police officers and a jailer came into contact with an arrestee with the virus. In response, the department’s Assistant Police Chief employed a decision tree prepared by LCW outlining a step-by-step process to respond to COVID-19 exposure. Following the decision tree, the department took the necessary steps to minimize further exposure and ensure the safety of department personnel, including isolating the impacted employees, disinfecting areas of potential exposure, and arranging for testing of the impacted employees. Through the Assistant Police Chief’s actions, the department was able to handle a difficult situation in a safe and respectful manner to the benefit of the impacted employees and their co-workers. 

Jul 2, 2020 Education Matters

California’s Private Postsecondary Education Act Implicates The First Amendment By Restricting The Rights Of Educators And Prospective Students

Esteban Narez decided to enroll in the Pacific Coast Horseshoeing School, Inc. operated by Bob Smith, an experienced horse farrier. However, Narez did not have a high-school diploma or a GED and was considered an “ability-to-benefit student” under the Private Postsecondary Education Act of 2009.