Ronnie Arenas

Ronnie Arenas Associate

Ronnie is an Associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore's Los Angeles Office where he advises and represents public agencies in matters pertaining to labor and employment law, with an emphasis on public safety and public education. Recently, Ronnie was included in the inaugural edition of the Best Lawyers' Ones to Watch  for his work in labor and employment.

Ronnie has experience in all phases of litigation, from the pleading stage through trial. He represents cities, counties, and public schools against claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and retaliation.

In addition to his litigation and trial work, Ronnie advises and represents clients in administrative hearings. He has successfully represented various public agencies in discipline appeal hearings, grievance arbitrations, and unfair practice charges. Ronnie routinely appears before the Office of Administrative Hearings, Los Angeles County Civil Service Commission, the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), the Los Angeles County Employee Relations Commission (ERCOM), the Employment Development Department (EDD), and before impartial arbitrators and hearing officers.

Ronnie is also an experienced trainer on multiple employment topics, including understanding the public service, managing the marginal employee, harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Because of his fluency, he is one of a handful of attorneys that can provide clients with training in Spanish.

Prior to joining Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, Ronnie worked as an associate with a Southern California law firm defending both public and private entities in litigation matters. During law school, Ronnie was on the Board of Governors for the Trial Advocacy Honors Program.

Recognitions

Ronnie was selected for inclusion in the inaugural edition of Best Lawyers’ Ones to Watch in 2021, which recognizes lawyers for their outstanding professional excellence.  Ronnie was specifically recognized for his work in Litigation - Labor and Employment.

Education

  • JD, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles

  • BA, University of California, Irvine

Aug 20, 2020 Press Release

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore Attorneys Named to Best Lawyers’ Inaugural 2021 “Ones to Watch” List

LOS ANGELESLiebert Cassidy Whitmore (“LCW”) is pleased to announce three Los Angeles associates have been named to Best Lawyers’ inaugural “Ones to Watch” list. Megan Atkinson was selected for Labor and Employment Law – Management, and Ronnie Arenas and Alysha Stein-Manes were selected for Litigation – Labor and Employment. 

Education

  • JD, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles

  • BA, University of California, Irvine

22 April 2021
25 February 2021
Consortium Trainings

Supervisor's Guide to Public Sector Employment Law

Coachella Valley ERC Webinar
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25 February 2021
Consortium Trainings

Supervisor's Guide to Public Sector Employment Law

Ventura/Santa Barbara ERC Webinar
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7 January 2021
Consortium Trainings

Managing the Marginal Employee

Bay Area ERC Webinar
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17 August 2020

Education

  • JD, Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles

  • BA, University of California, Irvine

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