Employment Law Blog Posts

Read about AM+F’s recent settlement successes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AM+F ACHIEVES OVER $3.1 MILLION IN SETTLEMENTS FOR CLIENTS In the last four months, AM+F has achieved settlements on behalf of individuals …

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Read about AM+F’s 2014 Successes

AM+F has successful 2014 With unfair and illegal employment practices continuing to be a major challenge in the workplace, the Santa Monica law firm of …

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Bernard Alexander was recognized as one of the top 100 lawyers in Southern California

In winter, 2015, Bernard Alexander was recognized as one of the top 100 lawyers in Southern California by Super Lawyers magazine.

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AM+F attended the 2014 CELA annual convention

All of AM+F’s attorneys and our law clerk attended the California Employment Lawyers’ Association’s (“CELA”) annual convention on October 9-11, 2014. On Thursday, October 9, …

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Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Characteristics of a Strong Wage and Hour Class Action Case from the Plaintiff’s Perspective”

Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Characteristics of a Strong Wage and Hour Class Action Case from the Plaintiff’s Perspective” at the Bridgeport Continuing …

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Bernard Alexander spoke on the topic entitled “When Can You Recover Attorney Fees”

Bernard Alexander spoke on the topic entitled “When Can You Recover Attorney Fees” at the annual conference of the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles …

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Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Holding Settlement Talks & Mediation”

Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Holding Settlement Talks & Mediation” at the Bridgeport Continuing Education Seminar on Litigating Discrimination & Harassment Claims at …

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Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Wage/Hour Strategies & Case Updates”

Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Wage/Hour Strategies & Case Updates” at the Pasadena Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Section Meeting on August 12, …

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The CELA Voice published Marvin Krakow’s article on at will employment

On August 1, 2014, the CELA Voice published Marvin Krakow’s article on at will employment.

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Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Trends in Wage and Hour Litigation, Part II”

Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Trends in Wage and Hour Litigation, Part II” at the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment …

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Bernard Alexander spoke on a panel entitled “Practical Litigation Strategies and Ethical Concerns Post-Harris”

Bernard Alexander spoke on a panel entitled “Practical Litigation Strategies and Ethical Concerns Post-Harris” on April 26, 2014 at the State Bar of California’s 31st …

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AMF is currently pursuing is an ongoing class action litigation against Donald Sterling and his Beverly Hills Properties entity

One of the lawsuits AMF is currently pursuing is an ongoing class action litigation against Donald Sterling and his Beverly Hills Properties entity. There is …

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The Second District Court of Appeal opinion affirmed the jury verdict of $287,400

On March 27, 2014, the Second District Court of Appeal opinion affirmed the jury verdict of $287,400 in favor of Plaintiff Rashawna Taylor, a single …

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Bernard Alexander spoke on a panel entitled, “The Closing Argument: Your Final Pitch to The Jury”

Bernard Alexander spoke on a panel entitled, “The Closing Argument: Your Final Pitch to The Jury” for NELA at its Trial Boot Camp in Chicago, …

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A federal jury returned a verdict of over $3,500,000 in favor of three police officers

On March 6, 2014, a federal jury in the United States District Court for the Central District of California in Santa Ana returned a verdict …

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The USDC for the NDC gave final approval to a class settlement of $9.5 million

On March 6, 2014, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California gave final approval to a class settlement in the amount …

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Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Trends in Wage and Hour Litigation”

Michael Morrison spoke on a panel entitled “Trends in Wage and Hour Litigation” at the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Labor and Employment Law Section’s …

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Marvin Krakow spoke at a seminar entitled “Policing the Workplace: Advanced Seminar on PAGA Actions and Retaliation Claims”

Marvin Krakow spoke at a seminar entitled “Policing the Workplace: Advanced Seminar on PAGA Actions and Retaliation Claims” on January 25, 2014 for the Los …

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Tracy Fehr was named a Rising Star

In June, 2013, Tracy Fehr was named a Rising Star in Southern California by Super Lawyers magazine.

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Michael Morrison spoke on the topic of “Pre-litigation investigation and preparing the complaint & discovery planning”

On June 14, 2013, Michael Morrison spoke on the topic of “Pre-litigation investigation and preparing the complaint & discovery planning” at a full day CLE …

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