Ben Gipson and Steve L. Hernández named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2022 Leaders of Influence: Labor and Employment Attorneys list
DLA Piper is pleased to announce that Ben Gipson and Steve L. Hernández were named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s 2022 Leaders of Influence: Labor and Employment Attorneys list, honoring the top California-based lawyers who focus on employment law.
Gipson partners with clients through all stages of their development and serves as a trusted advisor for their employment needs, with a special focus on the technology, media, sports and entertainment sectors. He investigates alleged violations of law and policy, including harassment, discrimination, and whistleblower laws and other complaints raised by employees. He also conducts trainings and audits on all aspects of employment law and assists his clients in revising handbooks and other policies and practices to prevent further litigation. The publication noted his ability to help his clients effectively manage their workforce and maintain their focus on successfully operating the business.
In his practice, Hernández advises clients in a broad range of industries, from production companies and studios to restaurants, concessionaires, warehouses and trucking companies. He assists clients with all manner of issues related to labor and employment, including advising on union relations and on all areas of California employment law and addressing individual and class action cases in court, as well as before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The publication highlighted the well-rounded perspective he brings to clients, having spent the first four years of his career at the NLRB, as well as several years at a successful plaintiff-side class action firm.