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J. Scott Tiedemann

Managing Partner
J. Scott Tiedemann
J. Scott Tiedemann, Managing Partner

Scott Tiedemann is the Managing Partner of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, California's largest education and public sector labor and employment law firm. He 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.  He has earned a reputation for successfully prosecuting many difficult cases involving allegations ranging from excessive force to sexual abuse to fraud.

David Urban

Senior Counsel
David Urban
David Urban, Senior Counsel

David Urban represents organizations in all aspects of labor and employment law.  He has successfully defended employers in cases involving alleged discrimination and retaliation, disability accommodation, privacy, trade secrets, First Amendment, and alleged violation of wage and hour laws, including meal and rest break laws.  He is a member of the firm's Executive Committee on Wage and Hour law, and edits the firm's Wage and Hour Blog.

Brian P. Walter

Partner
Brian P. Walter
Brian P. Walter, Partner

Brian Walter 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.  Brian has handled class actions and collective actions in federal and state courts and is Chair of the firm's Litigation Practice Group.  Brian has extensive experience handling FLSA issues and representing law enforcement agencies, including successfully defending employee discipline matters for sworn and civilian law enforcement personnel. Brian has written amicus briefs on behalf of public employer organizations to the Third Circuit, Ninth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court. He has also published numerous articles regarding labor and employment issues, including articles for the IPMA Public Personnel Management Journal, Los Angeles Daily Journal, and California Public Employee Relations Journal.

Cynthia Weldon

Director of Marketing
and Training
Cynthia Weldon
Cynthia Weldon, Director of Marketing
and Training

As Director of Marketing and Training, Cynthia manages the firm's extensive training program, which includes our state-wide Employment Relations Consortiums, customized workshops, conference participation and workbook sales.  She is also responsible for the firm's website, www.lcwlegal.com, marketing material and newsletter production.

Alex Wong

Associate
Alex Wong
Alex Wong, Associate

Alex Wong is an experienced litigator and appellate attorney with extensive litigation experience including law and motion practice, discovery, settlement negotiations, trial and appeals in state and federal courts.  Alex litigates cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, civil rights litigation, and wage and hour claims on behalf of cities, counties, school districts, community college districts, special districts and independent schools.  He is an expert in preparing dispositive motions in single and multi-plaintiff lawsuits and has a proven record of success in obtaining dismissals based upon these motions.  

T. Oliver Yee

Partner
T. Oliver Yee
T. Oliver Yee, Partner

Oliver provides representation and legal counsel to Liebert Cassidy Whitmore's city, county, special district, school and community college district, and public safety clients.  His practice involves representing and advising clients on a variety of labor and employment issues including labor negotiations, personnel rules and policies, the Fair Labor Standards Act, laws and regulations of public employment retirement plans, unfair labor practices, employee grievances, leave and disability issues, and disciplinary actions.

Joung H. Yim

Associate
Joung H. Yim
Joung H. Yim, Associate

Joung has successfully represented public agencies in state and federal court for 14 years in all phases of litigation: discovery, law and motion, jury trials and appeals. He routinely represents employers involving alleged violations of Title VII, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the California and United States Constitutions centered on claims for wrongful discharge. Joung has compiled numerous victories for clients with dispositve motions, at trial, in settlement, and successfully argued before the Court of Appeal and the Ninth Circuit.

Danny Y. Yoo

Associate
Danny Y. Yoo
Danny Y. Yoo, Associate

Danny represents public agency clients in all facets of labor and employment law. He regularly provides advice to clients on the evaluation and discipline of employees and disability interactive process, Danny has assisted clients in updating rules and policies, including drug testing policies, leave policies, disability retirement procedures, and personnel rules.

Awards & Involvement
Jul 27, 2017 Press Release

LCW Named a Best Law Firm for Female Attorneys

July 23, 2017 – Liebert Cassidy Whitmore has been named a best law firm for female attorneys again in the Law360 third annual Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys list published today. The list surveyed law firms across

Jul 19, 2017 Press Release

Erich Shiners Joins LCW

July 19, 2017 – We are very excited to announce that Erich W. Shiners has officially joined Liebert Cassidy Whitmore. As a Senior Counsel in our Sacramento office, Erich is continuing his long career serving California’s public employers.

Jul 10, 2017 Press Release

Nine LCW Attorneys Selected to the List of 2017 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

We are proud to announce that nine LCW attorneys were recognized by the Super Lawyers for their work in labor and employment law.

May 4, 2017 Press Release

LCW Victory Named “Case of the Month”

LCW litigation victory on behalf of City of Stockton has been named the “Trials Digest’s Case of the Month.”

Feb 6, 2017 Press Release

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

Six LCW Attorneys got selected to the list of  2017 Southern California Super Lawyers.

Oct 3, 2016 Press Release

LCW is Proud to Announce New Partners - Judith Islas and Oliver Yee

We are pleased to announce that Judith Islas and Oliver Yee have been named Partners effective October 1, 2016.

Jul 20, 2016 Press Release

Four LCW Partners Have Been Named "Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers" by the Daily Journal.

Four LCW Partners have been named California's "Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers," by the Daily Journal

Jul 8, 2016 Press Release

Seven LCW Attorneys Selected to the 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Seven LCW attorneys were selected to the 2016 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Jun 13, 2016 Press Release

James E. Oldendorph Jr. Selected to the 2016 Southern California Rising Stars

We are proud to announce that James E. Oldendorph Jr. has been selected to the 2016 Southern California Rising Stars list, published by Super Lawyers

May 16, 2016 Press Release

LCW is Named A Top 15 Law Firm for Minority Attorneys

Law360 published its second annual The Top 100 Firms For Minority Attorneys list that surveyed law firms across the United States. We are proud to announce that LCW was listed in the #15 spot in this ranking. 

Apr 18, 2016 Press Release

LCW is Named A Top 5 Best Law Firm for Female Attorneys

Law360 published its second annual 100 Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys and The Best Law Firms For Female Partners. We are proud to announce that Liebert Cassidy Whitmore was ranked in the #4 spot in both of these categories.

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