Daily Journal Recognizes Morin Jacob, Jesse Maddox and Geoffrey Sheldon as 2019 Top Labor & Employment Lawyers

Category: Press Release
Date: Jul 10, 2019 11:49 AM

We are proud to announce that the Daily Journal has named Liebert Cassidy Whitmore partners Morin Jacob, Jesse Maddox and Geoffrey Sheldon as Top Labor & Employment Lawyers for 2019. This annual list recognizes California’s top attorneys who have made significant contributions in labor and employment law.

jacob_morin-rfpMorin Jacob has been the Managing Partner of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s San Francisco office since 2015.  A seasoned litigator, Morin regularly represents public agencies, including cities, counties, special districts, and police and fire districts on labor and employment law cases.  Ms. Jacob is one of the most sought-after attorneys in Northern and Central California to represent public agencies in large, collective action lawsuits filed by employees. Morin is also a top workplace investigator, handling confidential, high-level investigations into allegations of sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, embezzlement and excessive use of force by police officers.

maddox_bio-lr Jesse Maddox is a Partner in our Fresno and Sacramento offices where he defends employers throughout California in all aspects of labor and employment litigation.  The majority of his clients are located in the Central Valley, Central Coast, and Gold Country regions.  One of the most active public agency employment litigators in the State, Jesse has earned a reputation for obtaining summary judgments, dismissals, favorable rulings and/or settlements in matters involving claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, whistleblower retaliation, privacy and defamation, FMLA and CFRA, and wage and hour claims under state law and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

sheldon_rfp As Chair of the Firm’s Public Safety practice, Los Angeles Partner Geoffrey Sheldon is a top advisor to police chiefs, fire chiefs and public safety departments throughout California. Geoffrey guides clients through complex internal affairs investigations and discipline matters to help departments maintain the highest quality personnel, which is an especially important task in this time of heightened tensions between safety departments and the communities they serve.  Mr. Sheldon regularly advises police agencies throughout California on new laws requiring the disclosure of police records in cases of officer shootings and misconduct, including Senate Bill 1421 and Assembly Bill 748, and how to respond to the requests for these records.

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore congratulates Morin, Jesse and Geoff on this outstanding achievement!

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