Richard J. Simmons is a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.
Areas of Practice
Mr. Simmons represents employers in various labor relations matters involving state and federal wage and hour laws, wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, employee discipline and termination, employee benefits, affirmative action, union representation proceedings, and contract arbitrations.
•International Who's Who of Management Labour & Employment Lawyers, 2012
•Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2009-2014
•Recognized, Labor & Employment and Labor & Employment Litigation, Legal 500, 2011-2014
•Rainmaking, Daily Journal, 2009
•Top Labor & Employment Attorney, Daily Journal, 2009-2013
•Employment MVP, Law360, 2011
•Litigation Star, Benchmark Litigation, 2011-2012
•Who's Who Legal: California, 2008-2009
•Southern California Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2008-2014
•Best of the Bar, Labor and Employment, Los Angeles Business Journal, 2007
•Leading lawyer in labor and employment, Chambers USA, 2006-2014
•Appointed by the California Industrial Welfare Commission as a member of three separate Minimum Wage Boards for the State of California