Kenneth J. Sargoy

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Sargoy Law
 | 815 Moraga Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90049
Phone: 310-208-1003
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2020
Licensed Since: 1981
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (20%),
  • Elder Law (20%),
  • Business Litigation (20%),
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (20%),
  • Estate Planning & Probate (20%)
Attorney Profile

Attorney Kenneth J. Sargoy is the founder and principal of The Sargoy Law Firm in Los Angeles, California. A top-rated, award-winning lawyer with more than 38 years of legal experience, Mr. Sargoy serves the needs and interests of a diverse range of clients throughout the greater Los Angeles metro region and surrounding areas of Southern California who have legal issues involving the following:

· Employment law for employees and employers

· Business litigation

· Elder abuse

· Probate and trusts administration

A 1971 graduate of The New School for Social Research, Mr. Sargoy served as a social worker for several years in New York City before relocating to California to pursue his legal profession. There, he attended Whittier College School of Law, where he was the notes and comments editor of the Whittier Law Review and earned the distinction of Outstanding Law Review Member.

A dean's list scholar, he received the Neil Deitch Memorial Award for Scholastic Achievement and completed an externship with the Honorable William P. Gray of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. He obtained his Juris Doctor and received his license to practice in 1981, and he is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California, as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Throughout the course of his legal career, Mr. Sargoy has continued to realize considerable success, earning numerous accolades and endorsements from his peers along with many positive testimonials and referrals from his satisfied clients. His success is the direct result of his exceptional legal knowledge and skills coupled with his unwavering dedication to those he serves.

A leader in his field, he has published several articles and conducted lectures and seminars across his region on a variety of topics. He is also an active member of The State Bar of California's Labor and Employment Law Section, as well as the Los Angeles County Bar Association and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, among his other professional affiliations.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment & Labor (20%): Wage & Hour Laws

Elder Law (20%)

Business Litigation (20%)

Employment Litigation (20%): Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer

Estate Planning & Probate (20%): Probate & Estate Administration

Focus Areas

Wage & Hour Laws, Employment Discrimination, Employment Law - Employer, Probate & Estate Administration

Selections

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Super Lawyers: 2020

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About Kenneth Sargoy

Admitted: 1981, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.sargoylaw.com/About/Kenneth-J-Sargoy.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Neil Deitch Memorial Award for Scholastic Achievement
  • Dean's List
  • Voted Outstanding Law Review Member, 1981

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • California State Bar; Los Angeles County Bar., 2019
  • California, 1981

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • B'et Tzedek Legal Services, Los Angeles, California., 1982

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Intentional Interference with Contractual Relations: When are Managers Liable for Terminating Employees?, California State Bar Labor & Employment Law Quarterly
  • Notes and Comments Editor of the Whittier Law Review, 1981
  • Restricting Terminations of Employees for Free Speech Expression, California State Bar Labor & Employment Law Quarterly

Newsletters:

  • 2/8/19: AN EMPLOYEE CANNOT SUE THE EMPLOYER'S PAYROLL COMPANY FOR MISTAKES CAUSING WAGE AND HOUR VIOLATIONS. THE ACTION MAY BE BROUGHT SOLELY AGAINST THE EMPLOYER. 1/11/19: THE CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT RESTRICTS THE USE OF INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS AND ADOPTS THE STREAMLINED “ABC” TEST FOR DETERMINING STATUS OF WORKERS AS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS OR EMPLOYEES. 4/27/18: ARE YOUR EMPLOYEES ENTITLED TO OVERTIME? NON-EXEMPT VERSUS EXEMPT CLASSIFICATION UNDER CALIFORNIA LAW. 4/20/18: SARGOYLAW VICTORY OVER CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT: LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY NOT REQUIRED TO WITHHOLD PAYROLL TAXES FROM MEMBERS OR PAY EMPLOYER PORTION OF PAYROLL TAXES (CAL. UNEMP. INS. CODE SECS. 623, 13004.6), Sargoy Newsletter, Financial, Government, Healthcare, Hi Tech, Hospital, Industrial, Medical, Transportation

Educational Background:

  • New School for Social Research - 1971
  • New York University

Industry Groups

  • Civil Service
  • Financial
  • Healthcare
  • Hi Tech
  • Hospital
  • Hospitality
  • Medical
  • Restaurants
  • Transportation
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Office Location for Kenneth J. Sargoy

815 Moraga Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Phone: 310-208-1003

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Last Updated: 10/17/2019

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