Partner Geoffrey S. Sheldon Named a 2020 National Law Journal’s Litigation Trailblazer

CATEGORY: Press Releases
CLIENT TYPE: Public Employers, Public Safety
AUTHOR: Liebert Cassidy Whitmore
DATE: Nov 03, 2020

Los Angeles, CA – Liebert Cassidy Whitmore (“LCW”) is pleased to announce that Partner Geoffrey S. Sheldon has been named a 2020 National Law Journal’s Litigation Trailblazer for his work representing LCW clients in high-stakes litigation matters.

The Trailblazer series is a special supplement developed by the business arm of the National Law Journal, and honors those individuals who are “agents of change.” 2020 marks the seventh year the National Law Journal has recognized attorneys who have made an impact in the litigation field.

“Geoff is an outstanding litigator,” said J. Scott Tiedemann, Managing Partner of LCW. “Clients always feel confident that they are in good hands with Geoff.  He is passionate about his work on behalf of our clients and gets them great results.”

Geoffrey S. Sheldon is the Chair of LCW’s Public Safety Practice Group and is one of the Firm’s most seasoned litigators. Geoff is also member of Litigation Practice Group Executive Committee and helps establish the Firm’s litigation policies and best practices. Geoff’s litigation practice extends to handling federal and state writs, injunctions and appeals.  He has successfully argued cases in front of the California Court of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the California Supreme Court.

In addition to his litigation practice, Geoff routinely provides advice and counsel to public agency clients and law enforcement and fire service executive associations with matters such as personnel management, investigations and discipline, unfair labor practices, grievances, medical and other types of leaves of absence, fitness for duty and disability accommodation, and public safety retirement issues.

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore congratulates Geoff on this well-deserved recognition and honor.


Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is an employment, labor relations and 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
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