Lisa G. Sherman

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Beverly Hills, CA

Sherman Law Corporation
 | 9454 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 600
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Phone: 424-309-7423
Fax: 310-246-0305
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (80%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Lisa G. Sherman is the founder and president of the Sherman Law Corporation in Beverly Hills, California. A top-rated, award-winning attorney with more than 20 years of legal experience, Ms. Sherman devotes her practice exclusively to employment law defense. She represents the rights and interests of a diverse range of businesses and corporations throughout the greater Los Angeles metro region and surrounding areas.

Certified by the Association of Workplace Investigators in Conducting Advanced Workplace Investigations, Ms. Sherman has achieved considerable success helping her clients defend themselves against serious employment law violations. She also finds great reward in being able to help small and medium-sized companies protect their interests in the face of frivolous sexual harassment, wage and hour disputes, and other grievances brought by their employees.

In addition to maintaining a successful trial practice, Ms. Sherman provides invaluable counsel and support to her clients to help them remain in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations in order to mitigate the potential for future disputes to arise. From her efforts, she has secured numerous dismissals along with many favorable verdicts and settlements, and she has earned a reputation as one of the leading employment law defense attorneys in her region.

Recognized for her success, Ms. Sherman has received excellent client ratings on Avvo, and the Los Angeles Daily Journal Newspaper voted her practice as best Solo and Small Firm in 2014 along with publishing many of her past successes at trial.

A 1990 graduate of the University of Rochester, Ms. Sherman obtained her Juris Doctor from Washington University School of Law in 1993, where she won the American Jurisprudence Award in Trial Advocacy. She holds her license to practice in Nevada as well as California.

Drawing upon her extensive legal knowledge, Ms. Sherman has many publications to her credit, and she conducts lectures and continuing legal education seminars across her region on a variety of topics. She is a member of UpCounsel and the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Los Angeles Bar Association as well as a member of the American Bar Association's Law Practice and Solo sections. She also provides manager and personnel training and education for a host of issues related to employment and labor law.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (80%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Employment & Labor (20%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Lisa Sherman

Admitted: 1995, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.sherm-law.com/bio/lisa-sherman-bio.cfm

Honors/Awards:

  • Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, American Jurisprudence Award in Trial Advocacy

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Association of Workplace Investigators Certification, 2013

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member of UpCounsel
  • American Bar Association, member of Law Practice & Solo sections
  • Admitted to the Nevada Bar in October 1993
  • Association of Workplace Investigators, co-chair of West Los Angeles section
  • Los Angeles Bar, Labor and Employment Law Section 
  • Admitted to the California Bar in May 1995

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Author of “Fraternization and Dating Policies: May Employers Regulate Matters of the Heart?” 8 Personnel Law Update 12 (1993)
  • Panelist/Speaker/Instructor with forensic consultants Dave Townsend and Benjamin Rose from Townsend, Carden & Rose, Inc., entitled, “Everything You Wanted to Know About Digital Evidence But Were Afraid to Ask!” at the 6th Annual Conference for the Association of Workplace Investigators. (October 24, 2015)
  • Author of “Managing Leaves of Absence and Controlling Fraud,” Personnel Law Update Seminar, Spring 1994
  • Author of “Sexually Provocative Dress Code May Result in Liability,” Nevada Labor Letter, Vol. II, No. 5, May 1994
  • Author of “The New Legal Challenge to Employee Participation,” 45 Labor Law Journal 1 (1994)
  • Author of “Exempt or Not Exempt under the Administrative Exemption of the Fair Labor Standards Act- That is the Question, 11 The Labor Lawyer 209 (1995), cited by, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in the case, "Charles Nichols, John W. Smith v. World Business Network, 105 F.3d 1361,1366, fn.1 (11th Cir. 1997) and numerous law journals and legal publications, including, Julianna Poindexter, Kent Law, “Has the FLSA Failed to Adapt to the New Information and Service Economy? The Case of Insurance Adjusters,” P.7, Fn. 31 (2007); Lee & Camp, Gibson Dunn, American Employment Law Council “The Fair Labor Standards Act: Suggestions for Compliance and Reform” P. 1, Fn. 3 (2002), Ashley M. Rothe, Comment, <"Blackberrys and the Fair Labor Standards Act; Does a Wireless Ball and Chain Entitle White-Collar Workers to Overtime Compensation?" 54 St. Louis L.J. 709, 723, fn. 129 (2010) and Corporate FindLaw, Paul DeCamp, “Overtime Collection and Class Actions: The Need for Reform” fn. 6.
  • Author of “High Cost of Recruitment of At-Will Employees, Employment Law Legal Update, Winter 2004
  • Author of “The Economic Realities of Employment Class Actions” in ABA Section of Litigation, Employment & Labor Relations Law, Spring 2015, Vol. 13, No. 2 in April 2015
  • Lead Author of “Raising the Bar on E-Discovery” published by Law.com on August 26, 2015 and is available on Lexis-Nexis, Legal News, and “E-Discovery Competence: Beyond the Rules” published in The Recorder, Vol. 139, No. 35, August 31, 2015
  • Lead Author of Sisters-in-Law a humorous self-help guide for aspiring and professional female lawyers published by Sourcebooks in August 2004
  • Instructor for California CLE Ethics Course entitled, “Navigating the Ethical Minefield of Social Media” for California Attorneys in December 2013. 

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Settled wage claim for 1/3 of amount sought at Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement with minimal attorneys' fees., 2019
  • Cacique v. Reynaldos Mexican Food Company LLC, Case No.2:13-cv-1018-ODW (Central District of California 2/10/14)
  • Settled piecemeal DLSE claim for 1/3 of the amount sought at Department of Labor and Standards Enforcement settlement conference., 2018
  • Settled three plaintiff potential lawsuit for minimal amount pre-litigation where electronic evidence refuted proposed claims., 2019

Representative Clients:

  • Retained by Tollfreeforwarding.com to defend frivolous lawsuit in which no money was paid and full release of claims obtained from employee/plaintiff., 2019
  • Represented Teren Law Group obtaining two sanction awards against former partner and now pursuing malicious prosecution claim against her., 2018
  • Retained by Zenner Performance Meters, Inc. as outside employment litigation counsel on three plaintiff lawsuit involving its California facility., 2019
  • Retained by House of CB, a retail store on Melrose Avenue, in litigation matter which was successfully resolved in a cost-efficient manner., 2019
  • Retained by Southern California Permanente Group (Kaiser) to perform an independent workplace investigation involving high level executive., 2019

Educational Background:

  • university of Rochester in Rochester, New York, B.A. (1990) Double Major: Economics and Political Science; Management Certificate in Finance
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Office Location for Lisa G. Sherman

9454 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 600
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Phone: 424-309-7423

Fax: 310-246-0305

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Last Updated: 10/19/2019

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