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Daniel J. Bardzell

Associate
Daniel J. Bardzell
Daniel J. Bardzell, Associate

Daniel Bardzell is an Associate in LCW’s Sacramento office, where he assists clients with all matters pertaining to labor and employment law, including providing advice and counsel as well as defending clients in litigation matters.

Gage C. Dungy

Partner
Gage C. Dungy
Gage C. Dungy, Partner

Gage Dungy, a partner in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s Sacramento office, has over sixteen years of experience providing management-side representation and legal counsel to clients in all matters pertaining to labor and employment law throughout the State of California.  Gage’s clients include cities, counties, special districts, and hospitals as well as non-profit agencies and other employers.

Monica M. Espejo

Associate
Monica M. Espejo
Monica M. Espejo, Associate

Monica Espejo is an Associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s Sacramento office where she provides representation and counsel to clients in matters pertaining to labor & employment law as well as business, construction, and facilities. She represents both public and private sector clients in legal matters arising out of construction, real estate, and contract disputes. She has defended clients on a broad array of construction matters including licensing issues, bid protests, defective construction claims, mechanics’ liens, and bond claim actions. Monica’s practice includes handling disputes through all phases of litigation from the pleading stage through trial.

Brian J. Hoffman

Associate
Brian J. Hoffman
Brian J. Hoffman, Associate

Brian Hoffman is an Associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s Sacramento office where he provides representation and counsel to clients in matters pertaining to labor and employment law and litigation. Brian has experience in all phases of litigation, from the pre-litigation stage through mediation and trial. Brian is knowledgeable in drafting motions and briefs, preparing for depositions, conducting legal research, and propounding and responding to discovery requests.

Jack Hughes

Partner
Jack Hughes
Jack Hughes, Partner

Jack Hughes joined Liebert Cassidy Whitmore as an associate attorney in 1996. Since then he has worked in all aspects of the firm's labor and employment law practice.

Nathan T. Jackson

Associate
Nathan T. Jackson
Nathan T. Jackson, Associate

Nathan Jackson is an associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s Sacramento office where he provides representation and counsel to clients in matters pertaining to labor and employment law. Nathan defends cities, counties and special districts against individual and representative claims for discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, breach of contract, and violations of wage and hour laws, including class actions and claims brought under the Private Attorney General Act (PAGA). He also counsels clients regarding sensitive personnel matters.

Kristin D. Lindgren

Associate
Kristin D. Lindgren
Kristin D. Lindgren, Associate

An associate in LCW's Sacramento office, Kristin provides counsel and representation to public sector agencies and educational institutions on a variety of matters including labor, employment, and education law. Kristin also provides guidance to schools and colleges in matters pertaining to student issues.

Jesse Maddox

Partner
Jesse Maddox
Jesse Maddox, Partner

Jesse Maddox is a partner in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore's Fresno and Sacramento offices, and serves on the Executive Committees of the Firm's Litigation and Public Safety Practice Groups. Jesse is an experienced trial attorney who represents clients in all aspects of employment and labor law, including litigation, counseling on employment matters, training and presentations, employee discipline, administrative hearings, and investigations.

Savana V. Manglona

Associate
Savana V. Manglona
Savana V. Manglona, Associate

Savana Manglona is an Associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s Sacramento office. Savana provides advice and counsel to clients in a variety of matters pertaining to labor and employment law and litigation. Savana advises clients on wage and hour claims, wrongful termination claims, harassment and discrimination claims, and public records acts for cities, counties, special districts and public safety agencies. She also supports the firm’s legislative tracking efforts on labor and employment law legislation.

Lars T. Reed

Associate
Lars T. Reed
Lars T. Reed, Associate

Lars Reed is an associate in the Sacramento office of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore where he provides counsel and representation to clients on matters pertaining to employment law, labor relations, and litigation. Lars has experience in all aspects of the litigation process, and regularly represents clients in administrative proceedings before the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB). Lars has particular expertise with the California Public Records Act and is part of LCW’s dedicated strike team helping public agencies respond to requests for law enforcement records. Lars is also experienced in advising clients on wage and hour regulations, leave laws, and personnel issues.

Awards & Involvement
Sep 1, 2020 Press Release

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore Partners Named as National Law Journal’s Crisis Leadership Trailblazers

LOS ANGELES – Liebert Cassidy Whitmore (“LCW”) is pleased to announce three Los Angeles partners have been named as National Law Journal’s Crisis Leadership Trailblazers. Firm Managing Partner J. Scott Tiedemann, Steven M. Berliner and Peter J. Brown were selected for their w
Aug 20, 2020 Press Release

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

LOS ANGELES – Liebert 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 A
Jul 8, 2020 Press Release

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore Attorneys Named 2020 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

LOS ANGELES – Liebert Cassidy Whitmore (“LCW”) is pleased to announce eight Northern California attorneys have been named 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.  Fresno and Sacramento Office Managing Partner Shelline Bennett and Partner Richard Bolanos were s
Jul 6, 2020 Press Release

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore Attorneys Named 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Star

LOS ANGELES – Liebert Cassidy Whitmore (“LCW”) is pleased to announce four Los Angeles attorneys have been named 2020 Southern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.  Managing Partner J. Scott Tiedemann and Partners Peter J. Brown and Geoffrey S. Sheldon were selected as S
Aug 1, 2019 Press Release

Daniel Cassidy Celebrates Fifty Years of Practicing Law

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore would like to congratulate Daniel C. Cassidy on celebrating fifty years of practicing law.  Dan, a founding partner of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore, is among the most experienced and accomplished practitioners in the fields of public sector labor relations, negotiations and
Jul 16, 2019 Press Release

LCW Named a Best Law Firm for Women and Minority Attorneys

On July 11, 2019, Law360 published their annual Best Law Firms for Women and Minority Attorneys list that highlights the top 25 firms outranking their peers on their representation of both women and attorneys of color. Liebert Cassidy Whitmore ranked third out of firms with 50-149 attorneys on staff
Jul 10, 2019 Press Release

Daily Journal Recognizes Morin Jacob, Jesse Maddox and Geoffrey Sheldon as 2019 Top Labor & Employment Lawyers

We are proud to announce that the Daily Journal has named Liebert Cassidy Whitmore partners Morin Jacob, Jesse Maddox and Geoffrey Sheldon as Top Labor & Employment Lawyers for 2019. This annual list recognizes California’s top attorneys who have made significant contributions in labor and
Jun 27, 2019 Press Release

Five Liebert Cassidy Whitmore Attorneys Named Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Los Angeles, CA (June 27, 2019) – Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is pleased to announce that five attorneys have been selected as 2019 Northern California Super Lawyers and Rising Stars. Partners Shelline Bennett and Richard Bolanos were named Northern California Super Lawyers while Associates Abiga
Jun 19, 2019 Press Release

Megan Atkinson Named 2019 Southern California Rising Star

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore is pleased to announce that associate Megan Atkinson has been selected as a “2019 Southern California Rising Star” by Super Lawyers. Megan was selected in the Employment Litigation: Defense category. 
Jun 5, 2019 Press Release

LCW Named a Top Law Firm for Female Attorneys for the Fourth Consecutive Year

For the fourth consecutive year, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore (“LCW”) has made the list of top law firms for female attorneys. This year, Liebert Cassidy Whitmore was ranked in the top three firms with 50-149 attorneys on staff. 
Feb 13, 2019 Press Release

Three LCW Attorneys Honored by the 2019 Southern California Super Lawyers

Liebert Cassidy Whitmore congratulates three attorneys who were selected to the 2019 list of Southern California Super Lawyers. 
Oct 2, 2018 Press Release

LCW Announces Three New Partners: Linda Adler, Jennifer Rosner and Max Sank

LOS ANGELES - Liebert Cassidy Whitmore (LCW) is pleased to announce that Linda Adler, Jennifer Rosner and Max Sank have been named Partner effective October 1, 2018. Adler, based in the San Francisco office and member of the firms Private Education Practice Group, represents coll
Jun 4, 2018 Press Release

LCW Named a Best Law Firm for Female Attorneys

Los Angeles, CA – On May 28, 2018, Law360 published their annual Best Law Firms for Female Attorneys list that surveyed more than 300 law firms across the United States. We are proud to announce Liebert Cassidy Whitmore was ranked in the #3 spot in law firms of comparable size. This is the thi
Mar 1, 2018 Press Release

LCW Victory Named “2017 Top Verdict”

Fresno, CA (February,  2018) – We are excited to announce that LCW’s litigation victory on behalf of the City of Stockton has been named a “Top Verdict” of 2017 by the Daily Journal.  The matter was recognized as one of the most impactful defense verdicts of the yea
Mar 1, 2018 Press Release

Governor Brown Appoints LCW Attorney Erich Shiners to PERB Board

Governor Brown on Tuesday announced the appointment of Erich Shiners to the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB). Erich Shiners is an attorney in the Sacramento office of Liebert Cassidy Whitmore where he serves the firm’s public agency clients including cities, counties and spe
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 the United States and Liebert Cassidy Whitmore was ranked in the #2 sp
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.
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. 
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