California has very stringent laws regarding when and how employees must be paid. To make sure the laws aren’t ignored, employers are required to provide lots of information on paystubs. But do you really understand all the information you are receiving?
In a landmark case against the UC Regents and former UC Berkeley School of Law Dean, Sujit Choudhry, LVBH Partners Leslie Levy and Sharon Vinick, along with Associate Jennifer Sta.Ana, represented Tyann Sorrell, who worked as the Executive Assistant to the former Dean. According to the Complaint filed by Ms. Sorrell in Alameda County Superior […]
Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams was recognized by the Daily Journal as one of the Top Boutiques in California. Noting that the firm’s four partners have decades of experience in representing employees across the socioeconomic spectrum, the Daily Journal described their work on behalf of teachers, cheerleaders, lawyers, firefighters, minimum wage workers and executives. The award […]
Partners Leslie Levy and Sharon Vinick filed a case alleging sexual harassment and wage theft complaint on behalf of four women who worked for a large health care corporation. The women alleged that they were sexually harassed by their supervisor, who made lewd comments to them, touched them without their consent, and repeatedly suggested that […]
Partner Sharon Vinick was recognized by The Daily Journal, the leading legal newspaper in California, as one of the Top 75 Labor and Employment Lawyers in California. Citing her work on behalf of the Oakland Raiderettes and the New York Flight Crew (the cheerleading squads for the Oakland Raiders and the New York Jets, respectively), […]
Partners Sharon Vinick and Leslie Levy with attorney Patricia Pierce of Greenblatt, Pierce, Engle, Funt & Flores in Philadelphia, filed a wage theft class action lawsuit against the New York Jets NFL team. The lawsuit alleged that the cheerleaders, known as the “Flight Crew,” were not being paid minimum wage for all hours worked at […]
In the AMC Series Mad Men, most of the partners have bars in their offices. The three martini lunch is alive and well. Everyone drinks, often to excess. And alcohol-fueled office parties often lead to disastrous consequences. Indeed, who can forget the episode in Season 3 when, during a wild office party, a John Deere […]
Today is the one-year anniversary of Microsoft’s announcement that Satya Nadella would become the tech giant’s new Chief Executive Officer. Nadella had worked in Silicon Valley since 1992, and had been with Microsoft for 22 years when he was elevated to the position of CEO. His first year compensation amounts to about $84 million. Until […]