Liebert Cassidy Whitmore Attorneys Named 2024 Southern California Super Lawyers

CATEGORY: Press Releases
CLIENT TYPE: Nonprofit, Private Education, Public Education, Public Employers, Public Safety
PUBLICATION: Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
DATE: Jan 10, 2024

LOS ANGELES- Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is pleased to announce that three Partners have been named 2024 Southern California Super Lawyers. Firm Managing Partner J. Scott Tiedemann, Partner Geoffrey S. Sheldon, and Partner Peter J. Brown earned this distinction due to their persistent and unwavering efforts in representing LCW’s clients, in addition to their steadfast commitment to the legal profession.

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.

About J. Scott Tiedemann

Firm Managing Partner J. Scott Tiedemann, having been awarded this honor ten times throughout his career, represents a wide variety of government agencies in labor and employment matters. He is best known as a leading advocate for and trusted advisor to public safety agencies across California. Scott is called upon in high profile cases to advise public safety executives regarding how to conduct complex investigations, manage media relations and navigate the procedural complexities of the Public Safety Officers and Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights.

About Geoffrey S. Sheldon

Partner Geoffrey S. Sheldon, having been awarded this honor eight times throughout his career, is the Chair of the firm’s Public Safety practice group.  In addition to helping establish 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.  A seasoned litigator, Geoff regularly defends firm clients in traditional employment litigation as well as class and collective action lawsuits involving thousands of employees.

About Peter J. Brown

Partner Peter J. Brown, having been awarded this honor fourteen times throughout his career, is the Chair of the firm’s Labor Relations and Wage & Hour Practice Groups and has been involved in all areas of LCW’s practice since 1989. His career has evolved from representing public agencies in litigation and all types of administrative hearings to now, where he spends most days at the collective bargaining table or in a City Council or Board meeting advising on labor negotiations. Peter leads the firm’s COVID-19 Strike Team and develops policies for clients’ use, in addition to providing counsel on a broad range of matters related to COVID-19, including federal and state laws and public health guidance and orders.


Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is a labor, employment, and full service education law firm that 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