Michael Youril

Michael Youril Associate

Michael provides representation and legal counsel to Liebert Cassidy Whitmore clients in matters pertaining to employment and labor law.

Michael has extensive experience with CalPERS, the '37 Act, and local retirement systems. He assists public agencies that are audited by CalPERS and responds to and challenges audit findings. Michael also assists clients in navigating post-retirement work restrictions and determining independent contractor status. He also assists agencies with issues related to CalPERS medical, health benefits of elected officials, and retiree medical benefits.

Michael provides advice and counsel to employers regarding employee leave rights, engaging in the interactive process with disabled employees and providing reasonable accommodations to disabled employees. Michael guides public agencies through the entire disability retirement process, including appeals. He also advises clients on a variety of wage and hour issues and the Fair Labor Standard Act.

Michael also has experience defending employers against employment-related litigation claims including retaliation, harassment, discrimination, due process, Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights act, and free speech retaliation claims.

Michael graduated Order of the Coif from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.

Education

  • JD, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

  • BA, California State University, Sacramento

Jun 23, 2015 Webinars on Demand
Understanding "Vested" Pension and Other Post-Employment Benefits

Fresno County Bar Association

California Bar Association, Labor and Employment Section

California Young Lawyers Association

Education

  • JD, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

  • BA, California State University, Sacramento

Jun 23, 2015 Webinars on Demand
Understanding "Vested" Pension and Other Post-Employment Benefits
Feb 14, 2017

Are They Ever Coming Back? - Taking a Proactive Approach to Leave Management and Employees who are on Long-Term Leaves of Absence

Leaves of absences are one of the most complex and frustrating areas of personnel management that public agency employers face.  There are several complex, overlapping, and intersecting laws to apply and navigate.  In many situations, it is difficult for the agency to determine its rights and obligations.

Mar 22, 2016

Unreasonable Request - Is CalPERS Putting You Between a Rock and a Hard Place??

The California Public Employees' Retirement System ("CalPERS") has significa...

Jan 27, 2015

AB 1660: Discrimination and driver's license status

Gage Dungy and Michael Youril published "AB 1660: Discrimination and driver's...
Dec 9, 2014

AB 2040 Expands Transparency of Special District Employee Compensation

In the years following the City of Bell scandal, there has been a push to inc...
Jun 25, 2014

Education

  • JD, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

  • BA, California State University, Sacramento

Jun 23, 2015 Webinars on Demand
Understanding "Vested" Pension and Other Post-Employment Benefits
24 May 2017
23 March 2017
Consortium Trainings

Performance Management: Evaluation, Documentation and Discipline

Central Valley ERC Hanford
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23 March 2017
Consortium Trainings

Managing the Marginal Employee

Central Valley ERC Hanford
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9 March 2017
Speaking Engagements

Anatomy of a CalPERS Audit

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore 2017 Annual Conference Anaheim
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25 January 2017
Consortium Trainings

Risk Management Skills for the Front Line Supervisor

Central Valley ERC Clovis
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25 January 2017
Consortium Trainings

A Supervisor’s Guide to Labor Relations

Central Valley ERC Clovis
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Education

  • JD, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law

  • BA, California State University, Sacramento

Jun 23, 2015 Webinars on Demand
Understanding "Vested" Pension and Other Post-Employment Benefits
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