LVBH’s Wendy Musell will be on the panel of a free webinar exploring legal issues on whether religious objections to being vaccinated can or should be accommodated. The virtual event, “Is There a Needle in the Haystack? Exploring Religious Objections to Vaccine Mandates,” will be held on Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. PDT. […]
LVBH partner Sharon Vinick was interviewed for a recent article in The Register regarding contracts that purport to give corporations the right to intellectual property created by employees, even on projects created on personal time. The Register, a global online technology news publication, wrote about a recent effort by Amazon Game Studios to force employees […]
Rebecca Kagin, who co-chairs California Employment Lawyer’s Association’s Immigrant Employee Rights Committee, designed and moderated the continuing legal education seminar “Advocating for Our Essential Workforce During the Pandemic” on August 11, 2021. Speakers addressed how to protect our essential workforce during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, with a special focus on the rights of immigrant workers. […]
All attorneys at Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP have been selected to the 2021 Super Lawyers list published in Super Lawyers Magazine. This is the fifth consecutive year and the first with our new Of Counsel Rebecca Kagin and Wendy Musell. Once again, associate attorneys Katherine Smith and Hilary Hammell were both selected to the […]
Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams and Ehlert Hicks recently secured a rare win in a writ proceeding before the California Court of Appeal. The underlying case — Dr. Meena Zareh v. County of Los Angeles, University of Southern California, et al., is pending in Los Angeles Superior Court. The writ petition challenged a protective order entered […]
The agency that runs California’s prisons has settled a gender discrimination lawsuit by two of its female special agents for $2.3 million, in what is believed to be the largest settlement of its kind for gender discrimination, including failure to promote, and sexual harassment within the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR). Parker and […]
The Marin Independent-Journal published an article discussing a lawsuit filed by Levy Vinick Burrell Hyams LLP on behalf of Juan Rodriguez against San Rafael City Schools. In his lawsuit, Mr. Rodriguez alleges claims of discrimination, retaliation, and defamation. Mr. Rodriguez was the principal of Venetia Valley School for 8 years until last March, when he […]
No employer likes to receive a harassment complaint. Yet, how the employer handles the complaint can cause even more of a nightmare. In the latest issue of Staffing Industry Review magazine, LVBH partner Jean Hyams discusses best practices for conducting a fair and thorough investigation.