Alysha Stein-Manes

Alysha Stein-Manes Associate

Alysha Stein-Manes provides representation and counsel to LCW clients in all matters pertaining to labor, employment, and education law.

Prior to joining Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, Alysha served as a policy analyst in former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa's Office of Education where she wrote briefings and memoranda and devised communications strategies for the Mayor regarding Los Angeles Unified School Districts proposals, state and federal policy, and other education-related initiatives.  In addition, while at the Office of Education, Alysha tracked and advocated for federal grants and legislation at local, state and federal levels and oversaw collaboration with mayoral and school district staff, labor, business and other stakeholders to improve educational outcomes for the children of Los Angeles. 

While in law school, Alysha participated in the Boston University School of Law Civil Litigation Clinic where she represented indigent clients in housing, employment, and consumer rights matters.  She also interned for the Children's Law Center in Washington, D.C., where she researched mental health, special education and child welfare issues, conducted investigations, and successfully argued a motion in a neglect proceeding.  Alysha also served as an editor for the Boston University School of Law Public Interest Law Journal, where her article about the state constitutionality of seniority-based teacher layoff policies was published. 

Alysha received her BA in Political Economy from the University of California, Berkeley where she graduated with highest honors, and her JD from Boston University School of Law, where she graduated cum laude.

Education

  • JD, Boston University School of Law

  • BA, University of California, Berkeley

Apr 12, 2018

U.S. Department of Justice Sues the State of California Over Newly Enacted Immigration Laws

Last month, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a lawsuit in federal court against the State of California (the “State”), alleging that three laws enacted by the State between June and October 2017 – Senate Bill (SB) 54 and Assembly Bills (AB) 103 and 450 – are unconstitutional.

Dec 28, 2017

Navigating the Hazy World of Recreational Marijuana Use Following Proposition 64’s Passage

Last year, California voters passed Proposition 64 (“Prop 64”), making the recreational use and sale of marijuana generally permissible under California law.  Specifically, Prop 64 legalizes the use of marijuana for non-medical reasons by adults age 21 and over.

Oct 24, 2017

Governor Brown Vetoes Bill To Codify Into State Law Federal Regulations And Repealed Federal Guidance On Student Sexual Assault

On October 15, 2017 Governor Brown vetoed Senate Bill (SB) 169, a bill that would have codified into state law federal Title IX regulations and recently-repealed guidance on sexual assault and sexual violence issued by the U.S. Department of Education’s (ED) Office for Civil Rights (OCR).  

Jul 27, 2017

Employers Must Now Provide Notice to Employees Pursuant to AB 2337 / Labor Code Section 230.1 Regarding the Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking in the Workplace

Last November, we reported that Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill No. 2337 (“AB 2337”) into law.  AB 2337 amended Labor Code section 230.1 (“Section 230.1”) to require employers to provide written notice to employees regarding the rights of victims of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking in the workplace. 

May 23, 2017

California Legislation Seeks to Limit Public Agency Activities Surrounding Immigration Enforcement and Religious Freedom

In December 2016, shortly after the November 8 presidential election, members of the California Legislature introduced for consideration a series of bills addressing immigration enforcement. 

Mar 7, 2017

CalPERS School and Local Agency Members May Now Recover Service Credit and Compensation Earnable Upon Administrative, Arbitral or Judicial Reversals of Terminations

CalPERS contracting agencies and schools should be aware that effective January 1, 2017, if an employee’s termination is overturned on appeal, back pay is not the only thing the employee will be able to recover. 

Education

  • JD, Boston University School of Law

  • BA, University of California, Berkeley

15 February 2019
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Consortium Trainings

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11 April 2018
Consortium Trainings

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Education

  • JD, Boston University School of Law

  • BA, University of California, Berkeley

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