Kane Moon

Kane Moon

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Moon & Yang, APC
 | 1055 W. Seventh St., Suite 1880
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 310-232-3128
Fax: 213-232-3125
Email: Kane Moon
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2007
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee
    Attorney Profile

    Co-founding partner of Moon & Yang, Kane Moon is an experienced litigator and trial attorney, exclusively representing employees in wage-and-hour disputes, class action lawsuits, and Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) cases. Mr. Moon has dedicated most of his professional career fighting for the rights of employees, and obtaining justice for those who have been wronged in the workplace. In doing so, Mr. Moon has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of California employees, through numerous favorable trial verdicts, judgments and settlements, in both state and federal courts.

    As a native of Los Angeles, Kane Moon received his undergraduate degree at UCLA, and his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School, where he served as a member of the Loyola Law Review. He is a member in good standing with the California State Bar and in the United States District Court for the Northern, Central, and Southern Districts of California. Mr. Moon is also a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA).

    About Kane Moon

    Admitted: 2007, California

    Professional Webpage: http://moonyanglaw.com/los-angeles-employment-lawyer-firm-ov...

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • California Employment Lawyer's Association (CELA), California Applicants' Attorneys Association (CAAA), 2020
    • California Applicants' Attorneys Association (CAAA), 2019

    Verdicts/Settlements:

    • In January 2020, obtained a $725,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of warehouse workers., 2020
    • In February 2020, obtained a $225,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of salespersons at a retail store, 2020
    • In February 2020, obtained a $1,500,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of restaurant employees, 2020
    • In January 2020, obtained a $750,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of hotel employees, 2020
    • In December 2019, obtained a $300,000 PAGA settlement on behalf of restaurant employees, 2019
    • In November 2019, obtained a $245,000 PAGA settlement on behalf of manufacturing employees, 2019
    • In November 2019, obtained a $370,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of factory employees, 2019
    • In June 2019, obtained a $700,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of employees at a restaurant.  Awaiting preliminary and final approval., 2019
    • In November 2019, obtained a $452,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of healthcare employees, 2019
    • In November 2019, obtained a $1,000,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of manufacturing employees, 2019
    • In October 2019, obtained a $400,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of employees in the healthcare industry, 2019
    • In October 2019, obtained a $675,000 wagea nd hour class action settlement on behalf of warehouse employees, 2019
    • In September 2019, obtained a $468,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of healthcare workers, 2019
    • In August 2019, obtained a $1.25 Million wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of regional bank employees., 2019
    • In June 2019, $310,000 wage and hour class action settlement on behalf of a retail store. Awaiting preliminary and final approval., 2019
    • $600,000 class action settlement on behalf of restaurant workers. LA Superior Case Number BC722765.  Awaiting preliminary and final approval from the court., 2019
    • In May 2019, and after 7 years of litigation, Mr. Moon obtained a favorable ruling in the Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, whereby Mr. Moon was able to reverse a $1.5 Million liability from his client.  Appellate Court Case No. B268290., 2019
    • Confidential $425,000 class action settlement on behalf of construction workers, alleging wage and hour violations.  Awaiting Preliminary and Final Approval from the Court., 2019
    • $500,000 class action settlement on behalf of construction workers, alleging upaid wages and meal/rest period violations.  Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC722767.  Awaiting Preliminary and Final Approval., 2019
    • $325,000 class action settlement on behalf of employees of a property restoration company.  LASC Case No. BC688895.  Awaiting final approval from the court., 2018
    • $475,000 class action settlement on behalf of bank employees of foreign bank, alleging wage and hour claims.  Awaiting Preliminary and Final Approval.  Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC673024., 2019
    • $300,000 class action settlement on a small group of couriers, LASC Case No. BC698806.  Awaiting approval from the Court., 2018
    • $400,000 class action settlement on behalf of an online clothing company, LASC Case No. BC709630, 2018
    • $300,000 confidential class action settlement on behalf of restaurant workers, 2018
    • In December 2016, in a case entitled Aquino v. Patty's Footwear (Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC605697), Mr. Moon prevailed at a bench trial involving an employee of a retail store.  The employee claimed she was not paid all wages owed, and the Court ruled in Mr. Moon's favor, and awarded Mr. Moon attorneys' fees., 2016
    • $350,000 Class Action settlement on behalf of a small group of security guards, LASC Case No. BC664890.  Pending preliminary and final approval., 2018
    • $301,000 Class Action settlement (LASC Case No. BC659761) for a small group of employees against a furniture maker. , 2018
    • In a confidential class action settlement, Mr. Moon was able to obtain a $500,000 class-action settlement on behalf of garment workers, for unpaid wages, rest breaks and meal breaks., 2018
    • In August 2015, in a case entitled Chu v. Shankar, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC377123), Mr. Moon represented a cross-defendant at trial, and prevailed.  The Cross-Complainant alleged that wages were owed, and that the Cross-Defendant committed fraud, alleging millions of dollars in damages.  Mr. Moon prevailed at trial on behalf of the Cross-Defendant, in a complete defense verdict. , 2015
    • In December 2016, Mr. Moon prevailed in a wage-and-hour bench trial, representing an employee day-laborer.  Herrera v. Shamtoob, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC575656.  Defendant/employer claimed that the day-laborer was an independent contractor, and did not work all hours claimed.  Mr. Moon argued that the day-laborer was an employee, and worked hours for which he was unpaid.  The Court ruled in Mr. Moon's favor, and awarded $52,500 in attorneys' fees., 2016
    • In a confidential settlement, and on behalf of approximately 100 cable installers for new homes (and awaiting preliminary approval from the Court), Mr. Moon was able to secure a $600,000 class-wide settlement, for employees receiving piece-rate wages., 2019
    • In a confidential settlement, Mr. Moon was able to obtain a $1 Million class-wide settlement on behalf of garment workers, for wage-and-hour issues, such as overtime, meal breaks, and rest breaks., 2019
    • On behalf of elevator employees (Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC682972), Mr. Moon was able to secure a $750,000 class-wide settlement on behalf of 271 class members, for misclassification, overtime, meal breaks and rest breaks., 2018
    • On behalf of 150 waste management employees, Mr. Moon was able to secure a $650,000 class-wide settlement, awaiting final approval.  Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC682425.  This case involves misclassification, overtime, meal breaks and rest breaks., 2018
    • On behalf of California bail bondsmen (Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC700131), Mr. Moon was able to obtain a $750,000 class action settlement, for misclassification, meal breaks, rest breaks, and wages owed., 2018
    • In a confidential settlement, Mr. Moon was able to obtain a $2 Million class action wage-and-hour settlement on behalf of nurses at a Los Angeles-based hospital.  Despite all employees signing an arbitration agreement and class waiver, Mr. Moon was able to settle on a class-wide basis, providing substantial value to class members., 2018
    • Mr. Moon was able to obtain a $3.5 Million confidential class action wage-and-hour settlement, on behalf of employees of a retail business.  The employees claimed that they were not paid all overtime owed to them, and that meal and rest breaks were not permitted pursuant to California law., 2018
    • Brulee v. DAL Global Services, LLC.  Central District of California.  Case No. 2:17-cv-06433-JVS (JCGx).  This was a class action settlement contained approximately 2,650 class members, claiming that they did not receive all wages owed to them, and were not provided the requisite meal and rest periods as required by California law.  The district court judge found that Mr. Moon was an "experienced and successful litigator", and granted final approval of the class settlement. , 2018

    Industry Groups

    • Employment
    • Labor
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    Office Location for Kane Moon

    1055 W. Seventh St.
    Suite 1880
    Los Angeles, CA 90017

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