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Casey Williams

Associate
Casey Williams
Casey Williams, Associate

Casey is an employment litigator and nonprofit business attorney, based in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s San Francisco office. Her dynamic practice is focused on helping mission-driven organizations achieve their goals while staying compliant and working through complex disputes. 

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.

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, community college district, charter school, and public safety clients. He leads the firm’s Audit Services Practice Team. In addition, 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, the Brown Act and Public Records Act, unfair labor practices, employee grievances, leave and disability issues, and disciplinary actions.

Joung H. Yim

Associate
Joung H. Yim
Joung H. Yim, Associate

Joung is an Associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s Los Angeles Office where he assists clients in matters pertaining to labor and employment law. For over fourteen years, Joung has successfully represented public agencies in state and federal court in all phases of litigation, including discovery, law and motion, jury trials and appeals.

Joung represents cities, counties, and special districts in legal matters arising out of public employment, including issues pertaining to discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and retaliation. He routinely represents employers involving alleged violations of Title VII, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the California and United States Constitution on claims for wrongful discharge. Joung has compiled numerous victories for clients with dispositive motions, at trial, in settlements, 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 assists clients in updating rules and policies, including drug testing policies, leave policies, disability retirement procedures, and personnel rules.

Shane Young

Associate
Shane Young
Shane Young, Associate

Shane Young is an Associate in Liebert Cassidy Whitmore’s San Francisco office where he provides advice and counsel to the firm’s clients in matters pertaining to labor and employment law. Shane advises clients in labor and employment matters including employee hiring, firing, and discipline, personnel grievances, complaints by and against employees, internal policies, and labor relations.

Michael Youril

Associate
Michael Youril
Michael Youril, Associate

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

Awards & Involvement
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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