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

CATEGORY: Press Releases
CLIENT TYPE: Nonprofit, Private Education, Public Education, Public Employers, Public Safety
AUTHOR: Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
DATE: Jul 06, 2020

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.

Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected as Super Lawyers and no more than 2.5 percent are selected as Rising Stars.

2020 Southern California Super Lawyers

Managing Partner J. Scott Tiedemann, ranked for his seventh consecutive year, represents a wide variety of government agencies in labor and employment matters. He is perhaps best known as a leading advocate for and trusted advisor to public safety agencies across California.

Partner Peter J. Brown, Chair of the firm’s Labor Relations and Wage & Hour practice groups, is ranked for his twelfth year. He is one of the firm’s most sought after negotiators, bringing his expertise to collective bargaining tables and board meetings across California.

Partner Geoffrey S. Sheldon, ranked for his fourth consecutive year, is the Chair of the firm’s Public Safety practice group and oversees the firm’s extensive public safety practice.  In addition to help establishing best practices for service to the firm’s public safety clients, Geoff routinely assists public agency clients, law enforcement and fire service executive associations with labor and employment matters.

2020 Southern California Super Lawyers Rising Star

Associate Megan Atkinson, ranked as a Rising Star for her second consecutive year, represents public entities in labor and employment law matters.  Megan provides advice and counsel to public safety clients regarding a variety of employment law matters, including assisting throughout the disciplinary process, from the initiation of an investigation through termination. She also litigates in both state and federal court and has experience from pre-litigation through trial.



Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is an employment law firm, which provides comprehensive, responsive, and highly competent legal advice, representation, litigation services, negotiations and training to public entities, educational institutions and non-profit organizations throughout California. The firm has offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Fresno, San Diego, and Sacramento. For more information, visit our website: www.lcwlegal.com.



Cynthia Weldon
Director of Marketing & Training