Mr. Brian P. Long is a Partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Los Angeles Office. Mr. Long’s practice focuses on representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment law. He represents clients in state and federal court in class and collective wage and hour actions, as well as single and multi-plaintiff actions involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour claims.
Mr. Long has defended and counseled employers in a variety of industries, including retail, hospitality, transportation, manufacturing, financial services, insurance, healthcare, pharmaceutical and entertainment. Mr. Long specializes in the defense of wage and hour class action claims as well as in the defense of single plaintiff harassment, discrimination, and retaliation claims.
Mr. Long has also worked on a variety of employment and labor litigation matters, including single plaintiff and class action wage and hour claims, discrimination and harassment actions, whistleblower actions, ERISA actions, Title III access assessment and defense, advice regarding negotiations with the California D.I.R., representation of employers during DOL audits, responses to administrative complaints (including DFEH, EEOC, DOL, EDD, and DIR), and advice/counseling on various employment issues.
Mr. Long received his J.D. from Loyola Law School in 2004. While in law school, Mr. Long held an externship with Judge Richard A. Paez of the U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Long also held an externship with one of the nation’s largest pro bono law firms where he received the Volunteer of the Year Award.
- J.D., Loyola Law School at Los Angeles (2004)
- B.A., Claremont McKenna College (2001)
- Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
- State Bar of California
- Claremont McKenna College Alumni Association Board of Directors 2011 to present
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