March 10, 2020 – Two popular professors at Life Chiropractic College West, filed suit against the Hayward-based college, alleging the college retaliated against them for complaining about sexual harassment, gender discrimination and unequal pay. The lawsuit [Tamara MacIntyre and Monique Andrews v. Life Chiropractic College West] claims that Tamara MacIntyre, who was Dean of Clinical […]
The California Employment Lawyers Association has bestowed Jean Hyams with the Joe Posner Lawyer of the Year Award, the organization’s highest honor. Established in honor of a beloved founder of CELA and awarded at the organization’s annual conference, the Joe Posner Award annually recognizes the individual attorney who has best demonstrated one or more of […]
Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP is proud to announce that associate attorneys Hilary P. Hammell, left, and Katherine L. Smith have been selected to the 2019 Northern California Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers. The distinction is limited to only 2.5% of attorneys in Northern California. Katherine joined the firm as an associate attorney in […]
On May 24, 2019, LVBH won a $325,000 jury verdict in Alameda County Superior Court against the UC Regents and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on behalf of Kathy Eidson, a long-time employee of the Lab. Ms. Eidson began working at the Lab in 2001 as an electrician. In 2006, she fell off a ladder […]
Partners Darci Burrell and Jean Hyams have been named to the Advisory Board of BetterBrave. Formed in 2017 in response to public outcry over sexual harassment, BetterBrave seeks to empower the workforce to create a safe and equitable workplace free of harassment, discrimination, and retaliation through innovative resources, tools and trainings. Founders Tammy Cho and […]
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?
Wendy Musell, with co-counsel Mark Epstein, represented Luydmila Starkey, a former military police trainee, who alleged that she was terminated after filing a sexual harassment complaint against a supervisor. According to the lawsuit, Ms. Starkey’s supervisor sent her sexually explicit text messages and nude photos of himself when she was employed at the Presidio of […]