Six LCW Attorneys Selected to the list of 2017 Southern California Super Lawyers

Category: Press Release
Date: Feb 6, 2017 06:07 PM
Six LCW Attorneys Selected to the list of  2017 Southern California Super Lawyers

January 20, 2017 - Six LCW Attorneys got selected to the list of  2017 Southern California Super Lawyers. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor.

Jolina A. Abrena, Associate in the Los Angeles office, has been selected to the list for the third consecutive year. She represents LCW clients in all matters pertaining to labor and employment law. An experienced litigator, Jolina has extensive experience in all aspects of the litigation process, including trials and appeals. She also represents Firm‘s clients at administrative hearings and advises on a variety of labor and employment law matters.

This is the tenth time that Peter Brown, Chair of LCW‘s Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining Practice Group, has been selected to the list of Southern California Super Lawyers. He has been involved in all areas of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore‘s practice since 1989, representing public agencies in litigation, collective bargaining negotiations, and many different types of administrative hearings.

Melanie Poturica, Partner in the Los Angeles office of LCW, has been selected to this list for the thirteenth consecutive year. Melanie has been with Liebert Cassidy Whitmore since the Firm‘s inception in 1980. She is a vigorous litigator with an extensive background in suits involving discrimination and harassment, as well as disciplinary and due process issues and other employment law topics.

This is the first time that Geoffrey Sheldon has been selected to the list of Southern California Super Lawyers. As the Chair of the Firm‘s Public Safety Practice Group and member of the Litigation Practice Group‘s Executive Committee, Geoff represents employers in various employment law matters, including complex litigation, arbitration hearings, and traditional single-plaintiff lawsuits.

Scott Tiedemann, Managing Partner of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, has been selected to this list for the fourth consecutive year. Scott is a leading advocate for, and trusted advisor to public safety agencies across California.  He 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.

This is the thirteenth time that Brian Walter, a Chair of the Firm‘s Litigation Practice Group, has been selected to this list. He represents clients in all aspects of employment and labor law, including litigation, counseling on employment and labor relations matters, training and presentations, employee discipline matters, administrative hearings, and investigations.

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore congratulates them for being honored in their work!


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.

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