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Susanne Marie Bendavid

Susanne Marie Bendavid

also known as Sue M. Bendavid

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor

Susanne Bendavid

About Me


  • I specialize in employment litigation and counseling on behalf of employers and management.  I assist clients with wage and hour issues, hiring and firing practices, wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, leaves of absence and performance management.  I also conduct trainings and seminars for HR managers and company supervisors.  I write articles and do press interviews as well.  

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Languages Spoken: Hebrew

Practice Areas

Licensed since 1990

  1. Employment & Labor: 100%

Payment

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

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Contact Info

Lewitt, Hackman, Shapiro, Marshall & Harlan, A Law Corporation

16633 Ventura Boulevard 11th Floor
Encino, CA, 91436

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive199005/20/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Super Lawyers Business Edition2013 Top Attorneys in Business2013
Southern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2013
Top Attorney in Employment LawSuper Lawyers Business Edition2012
Southern California Super LawyersLos Angeles Magazine2012
Top Women Attorneys in Southern CaliforniaSuper Lawyers2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
a San Fernando Valley Business Woman of the DecadeSan Fernando Valley Business Journal2011
Super Lawyers of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Magazine2010
Top Attorney in Employment and LaborSuper Lawyers Magazine2010
Top Attorney in Employment and LaborSuper Lawyers Magazine2009
Super Lawyers of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles Magazine2009
Super Lawyers of Southern CaliforniaL.A. Magazine2008
Super Lawyers of Southern CaliforniaL.A. Magazine2007
Top 25 Lawyers of the ValleySan Fernando Valley Business Journal2007
Super Lawyers in Los AngelesL.A. Magazine2006
Women Who Mean BusinessSan Fernando Valley Business Journal2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Employment Law AttorneyLewitt Hackman2003 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
San Fernando Valley Bar AssociationMember, Past PresidentN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Professionals in Human Resources AssociatesN/AN/A

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
San Fernando Valley Business JournalGoing Postal: Employer Use of Criminal Information in Hiring and Promotion Decisions2012
San Fernando Valley Business JournalNew Laws Address Credit Reports, Gender Identity2012
San Fernando Valley Business JournalSupreme Court Widens Worker Protection2011
Business Fleet MagazineSix Keys to an Effective Cell Phone Policy (quoted)2011
San Fernando Valley Business JournalCourts Side with Non-Solicitation Agreements when Narrowly Defined2010
San Fernando Valley Business JournalLayoffs and Terminations in These Troubled Times2009
San Fernando Valley Business JournalCourt Ruling Gives Guidance on Workplace Retaliation2008
The Daily NewsCourt Rules for Firms on Breaks2008
Valley LawyerSevere Crisis Facing Our Courts2008
Bar NotesGot Lunch? California Supreme Court Expands Employer Liability for Missed Meal and Rest Periods2007
Los Angeles Daily JournalFrom the Mouths of Babes: Deposing Children in Civil Suites2006
Big News for Small Firms MagazineRULES Resolutions2004
San Fernando Valley Bar Association Bar NotesEmployer Not Liable for Harassment by Others2002

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1990
California State University, NorthridgePolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1987

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
MCLE accredited seminar seriesCalifornia Employment Laws - What's New in 2013?2013
MCLE Seminar SeriesEmployer Defense: Preventing Employee Wage & Hour Claims and Litigation2012
MCLE Seminar Series2012 California Employment Law Update2012
Employee Training SeriesSex Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors2012
Seminar Series at Lewitt HackmanCalifornia Employment Law Updates for 20112011
Health Care Reform and 2011 Employment Law Update2011 Employment Law Update2011
Annenberg School of CommunicationsCommunications in the Workplace2011
Seminar Series at Lewitt HackmanTop 10 Mistakes Companies Should Avoid2010
Seminar Series at Lewitt HackmanCalifornia Wage and Hour 1012010
Women in Technology InternationalCommon Mistakes Made by Employers and How to Avoid Them2007
Employer Advisory CouncilIs Dirty Talk in the Workplace Acceptable After the "Friends" Decision?2006
Dennis Prager, KRLA 870Radio Interview California Employment Law2002
"Legal Forum" TV ShowEmployment Law Issues2002
"Money Matters" TV ShowTelevision Appearance on Employment Law2001
Pete Demetriou KFWB 980Radio Interview California Employment Law1998
San Fernando Valley CPAsEmployment Law Litigation SeminarN/A