Steven Kaplan is an experienced labor and employment law attorney with over 35 years of experience. His career began in 1978 when he went to work for the National Labor Relations Board. This was the beginning of his long career as an employee advocate. Mr. Kaplan went on to work for several law firms in the Los Angeles area. He then opened his solo practice, the Law Offices of Steven J. Kaplan, in 2009 where he focuses on representing employees and trade unions in all aspects of employment law, including wrongful termination, discrimination, whistleblowing, collective bargaining and union grievances.
Steven Kaplan's success in labor and employment law can be seen in his precedent-setting appeals and the recognition he receives from the legal community, including serving as the Chair of the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Section from 2004-2005. In 2010, he was inducted as a Fellow into the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers. He is often a guest speaker on labor and employment law topics, acts as a consultant and testifies as an expert witness on employment law matters.
Mr. Kaplan is a member of the American Bar Association's Labor and Employment Law Committee and its subsection on International Labor and Employment Law, the California State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, the American Bar Foundation, the Lawyers Coordinating Committee of the AFL-CIO, the National Employment Lawyers Association, the California Employment Lawyers Association the Los Angeles County Bar Association's Labor and Employment Section, and the American Constitution Society.
In addition to his legal work and associations, Mr. Kaplan also finds time to write about employment law and to volunteer in the Los Angeles area. His list of civic activities includes sitting on the Board of Directors of Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice, founding the Progressive Jewish Alliance and serving as its president, and serving as co-chair of the Los Angeles Jewish Commission on Sweatshops. He also acts as a mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court Civil Referee Assisted Settlement Hearing Program.
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Last Updated: 9/16/2016