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Languages spoken: Spanish, English

Practice areas


  1. Employment: 45%
    5 years
  2. Class Action: 35%
    5 years
  3. Lawsuits & Disputes: 20%
    5 years

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  • Kathryn Elizabeth Clunen

    I have gotten to know Matt through professional organizations and I find him to be professional, smart, and committed to the rights of his client. He has also been helpful in answering my employment law questions. I highly recommend Matt to anyone that needs an employment attorney.


    Kathryn Clunen Divorce and separation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Richard J Vaznaugh

    I have known Matt professionally for many years. He is an extremely knowledgeable attorney for employees. He is dedicated, diligent and smart.


    Richard Vaznaugh Employment and labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

The Kaufman Law Firm

4195 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd.
Suite 250
Westlake Villlage, CA, 91362


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Association namePosition nameDuration
Ventura County Bar AssociationLawyer2013 - Present
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Chiem v Panda Restaurant Group, Inc. et al.$7.5 million for Panda Express Managers
Sliheet v Marron$740,000 arbitration award
Loadholt et al v Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.$1.4 for the employees
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Publication nameTitleDate
CELA VoiceThe Educational-Entertainment Complex: Exposed, Under Fire2014
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor1993
University of California - BerkeleyHistoryBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Woman's Lawyer's Ass.Will Uber and Other New Economy Start-ups Survive the Old Economy’s Employment Laws?2015
Jeromne H. Berenson Inn of CourtJack Ruby – Unbiased Jury for Assassin’s Assassin: An Exploration of Jury Selection Issues2014
Los Angeles County Bar AssociationEverything You Always Wanted to Ask about California Employment Law but Were Afraid to Ask: FEHA, Wage and Hour, and PAGA2012