Mr. Paul Berkowitz is a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the firm’s Century City office. Mr. Berkowitz works with clients in numerous industries, including financial services, insurance, retail, healthcare, hospitality, restaurant, and education.
Mr. Berkowitz’s practice involves representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation in defense of complaints for class action and single-plaintiff matters. Specifically, he has extensive experience with wage and hour matters involving claims relating to overtime, wage deductions, meal and rest breaks, misclassification, and improper wage statements.
Mr. Berkowitz also is experienced litigating individual employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wrongful termination cases, including winning jury trials and arbitration in such matters.
Mr. Berkowitz also provides clients with practical advice on a wide range of day-to-day traditional labor and employment law issues, including establishing effective human-resource policies and complying with federal and state laws, such as those relating to wage-and-hour issues, disability and family/medical leave laws, and the discipline and termination processes.
- J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2007, Order of the Coif
- B.A., University of Arizona, 2004, cum laude
- U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California
- Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
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