Matthew A. Kaufman
Matthew A. Kaufman represents employees in the areas of wrongful termination, wage and hour, and entertainment issues. He is admitted to practice law in all the state courts of California and the United States District Court, Central District of California. He has handled trials, appeals, and labor board hearings. Through his class action work, Matthew has received extensive experience in pre-trial procedure.
Matthew is a member of the American Bar Association, Los Angeles County Bar Association and their Labor and Employment Section, and the California Employment Lawyers Association. He participates regularly in seminars on trial practice and legal ethics given by the Southern California Business Litigation Inn of Court. His pro bono activities include obtaining restraining orders on behalf of victims of domestic violence. He has served as a settlement officer on the Los Angeles Superior Court’s settlement program.
Matthew graduated in 1993 from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles. During that time, he was Executive Editor of the school’s International Law Journal. In 1989, he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Minor in Rhetoric at the University of California at Berkeley.
William E. Harris
William E. Harris practices law in the areas of employment and tort litigation.
Presently, he practices in the areas of wrongful termination and wage and hour disputes, both on an individual and class action basis. In his twenty-five years as a practicing lawyer, he has litigated cases in a variety of contexts, including tort and personnel injury, including more complex cases such as products liability and dangerous road conditions.
William is admitted to practice law in all the state courts of California and the United States District Court, Central District of California. He has been a member of the Los Angeles County Consumer Attorneys Association. He served as a Judge Pro Tem on the Los Angeles Superior Court.
William graduated at the top of his class from Pepperdine law School in 1977 and was a member of the Law Review. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Long Beach State.