Annual Wage & Hour Legislative Update WITH rICHARD sIMMONS, ESQ.
In-Person Breakfast Meeting
Thursday, November 16, 2023 from 7:30 am to 9:30 am (Pacific Time)
Networking / Breakfast: 7:30 - 7:45 am
Presentation: 7:45 - 9:00 am
Open Q&A Session: 9:00 - 9:30 am
Parking is free. The meeting will be at JT Schmid’s Restaurant, 2610 E Katella Ave, Anaheim, California
Richard J. Simmons is a Partner in the law firm of Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in Los Angeles. He specializes in various labor relations matters involving state and federal wage and hour laws, wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, employee discipline and termination, employee benefits, union representation proceedings, and contract arbitrations. Mr. Simmons received his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Massachusetts, where he was a Commonwealth Scholar and graduated in the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. He received his J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Industrial Relations Law Journal. Mr. Simmons has lectured nationally on wage and hour, employment discrimination, wrongful termination, and other labor relations matters. He is a member of the National Advisory Board to the Berkeley Journal of Employment and Labor Law, published by the Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley.
Mr. Simmons is a member of the California State Bar, and has also been a member of the Western Pension and Benefits Conference, the California Society for Health Care Attorneys, the American Society for Health Care Attorneys, and the labor law and tax sections of the American and Los Angeles Bar Associations. He has also been a lecturer at graduate labor law courses presented by the University of California at Los Angeles and the University of Southern California, and has appeared as an authority on labor law on the CBS Evening News, NBC News, as well as radio and television talk shows. He is also named Employment Lawyer of the Year. He is the only employment lawyer to prevail in a California Supreme Court case on wage and hour law since 2018 which resulted in favor of client after 10 years of litigation.
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