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Kelly Tuffo

Associate
Kelly Tuffo
Kelly Tuffo, Associate

Kelly Tuffo advises cities, counties and other public sector employers on all aspects of employment relations, conducts workplace investigations, and represents clients in disciplinary proceedings and mediation and arbitration of grievances.

Stacy Velloff

Associate
Stacy Velloff
Stacy Velloff, Associate

Stacy L. Velloff has been at LCW since 2009, and has worked in both the Los Angeles and San Francisco offices. Her experience centers on representing employers in the areas of labor, employment, and education law. Her experience working with public agencies involves conducting investigations and trainings, handling grievances, disciplinary hearings, and litigation.

Richard S. Whitmore

Partner
Richard S. Whitmore
Richard S. Whitmore, Partner

Richard (Dick) Whitmore began representing management in public sector employment matters in 1970 as Assistant City Attorney for the City of Sunnyvale. He was the founding partner of Whitmore, Kay & Stevens (1976) and Whitmore, Johnson & Bolanos (1991). Following the merger of Whitmore, Johnson & Bolanos with Liebert Cassidy, Dick became a name partner in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore.

Donna Williamson

Partner
Donna Williamson
Donna Williamson, Partner

Donna Williamson has represented educational institutions and public agencies for over thirty years. Her areas of expertise include employment, student and board issues, labor relations, labor negotiations, contract administration, employment discrimination, harassment, employee discipline and investigations. Donna also provides training on all of these areas and speaks regularly at conferences on topics related to her practice.

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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