Mr. Matern is the founding attorney of Matern Law Group.
He is an experienced attorney and has over 20 years of experience as a trial lawyer.
Mr. Matern primarily represents employees in discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour class-action cases. He has represented clients in single-plaintiff and class action lawsuits in state and federal courts. Mr. Matern has extensive experience litigating class actions involving claims for failure to pay proper overtime, failure to provide meal and rest breaks, misclassification, non-compliant wage statements, and other violations of California wage and hour laws. Mr. Matern has also successfully litigated cases involving claims for sexual and racial discrimination and harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination.
In addition to leading a team of attorneys, Mr. Matern handles all aspects of civil litigation—from case inception, law and motion, discovery, settlement negotiations—through final resolution. Mr. Matern has served as lead attorney in class action lawsuits brought on behalf of thousands of employees and has recovered millions of dollars in settlements for his clients. He has obtained seven-figure judgments for his clients in both trials and arbitrations.
Mr. Matern also belongs to numerous organizations that protect employee and consumer rights.
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Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Licensed since 1992
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|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2014|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2010|
|Super Lawyer||Super Lawyers||2009|
|Managing Attorney||Matern Law Group||2010 - Present|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|California Employment Lawyers Association||Member||N/A|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||Member||N/A|
|Southwestern University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1991|
|Tulane University||N/A||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1986|
|CELA Employment Law Conference||Employee Privacy Rights||2012|