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I represent employers in:

  • Age Discrimination Claims  

  • Disability Discrimination Claims

  • Employee Discipline & Termination

  • Employee Handbooks and Policies

  • Employment Contracts 

  • Family & Medical Leave Policies

  • Harassment Claims

  • Independent Contractor Classification

  • Layoffs & WARN Act 

  • Personnel Policies

  • Separation Agreements

  • Sex Discrimination Claims

  • Wage & Hour Claims

  • Workplace Investigations


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Practice areas


  1. Employment: 100%

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Contact info

Lewitt Hackman

16633 Ventura Boulevard
Eleventh Floor
Encino, CA, 91436


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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
2013 Rising StarsSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Top Women Attorneys in Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Magazine Super Lawyers2012
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Chair, Employment Law SectionSan Fernando Valley Bar Association2012 - Present
Associate - Employment Law Practice GroupLewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan2012 - Present
AssociateOgletree Deakins2011 - 2012
Associate - Employment Law Practice GroupLewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan2006 - 2011
Association namePosition nameDuration
ProVisorsMember2011 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Valley Lawyer magazine (SFVBA)Payment by Piece Rate: Employers Should Proceed With Caution2013
Valley Lawyer magazine (SFVBA)California Court of Appeal Clarifies Reporting Time Pay and Split Shift Premium Requirements2012
San Fernando Valley Business JournalGoing Postal: Employer Use of Criminal Information in Hiring and Promotion Decisions2012
Los Angeles Daily JournalAfter Domino's Ruling: Franchisors, Loosen Up; Employers, Tighten Up2012
SHRM HR MagazineBodyguard for Electronic Information2010
San Fernando Valley Business JournalLayoffs and Terminations in These Troubled Times2009
San Fernando Valley Business Journal2008 Labor and Employment Legislative Update2008
San Fernando Valley Business JournA Gift for You: 2007 Employment Law Wrap-Up2007
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Pepperdine University School of LawN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
University of California - BerkeleyN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MCLE & CPE accredited seminarCalifornia Employment Law Update2014
SCORE Greater Los AngelesNew Employment Laws for 20132013
PIHRA Mid-Year Legal UpdateLeave Nothing to Chance: Understanding California's Mandatory Leaves of Absence2013
MCLE accredited seminar seriesCalifornia Employment Laws: What's New in 2013?2013
California HR ConferenceImpressions & Responsibilities of HR: A Legal and an Interpersonal Perspective2013
MCLE Employment Law SeminarEmployer Defense: Preventing Employee Wage & Hour Claims and LItigation2012
Employer Defense Training SessionMandatory Sex Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors per AB 18252012
55th Annual PIHRA Conference & Exhibition5 Common HR Mistakes2012
MCLE accredited Seminar SeriesAnnual New Employment Law Update2011
MCLE accredited Seminar SeriesNew Employment Laws for 20102010
HR/Employer Education SeriesEmployment Law Q&A2010
HR/Employer Education SeriesTop 10 Employment Mistakes & How to Avoid Them2010
HR/Employer Education SeriesTop Employment Policies Every Employer Should Have2010