Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP

9401 Wilshire Boulevard
Ninth Floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2974, United States
Phone: 310-273-6333
Fax: 310-859-2325
Areas of Practice
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
  • Antitrust & Trade Regulation
  • Appellate Practice
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Organizations
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Construction Law
  • Debtor/Creditor
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Health
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
  • Litigation
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Products Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
  • Taxation
  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
  • Zoning, Planning & Land Use
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Other U.S. Locations
  • California
Number of Attorneys
50-100 Attorneys

Employment Law Reporter February 2018: California Pushes Back Against Federal Immigration Agenda with AB 450

On January 1, 2018, California’s new Immigrant Worker Protection Act, Assembly Bill 450, became effective. The law prohibits both public and private employers from providing voluntary consent to workplace raids by immigration…more
 /  Immigration Law, Labor & Employment Law

Employment Law Reporter January 2018: Employer Alert – Minimum Wage Increases

On January 1, 2018 , the state minimum wage increased to $11.00 per hour for employers with at least 26 employees, and $10.50 per hour for smaller employers. The state minimum wage governs the exempt employee threshold salary,…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Assembly Bill 1710 Expands Military Personnel Employment Protections

Effective January 1, 2018, AB 1710 amends Section 394 of the Military and Veterans Code by including protection against discrimination in all terms, conditions or privileges of employment due to membership or service in the…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law, Military Law

Sexual Harassment Training Must Now Include Gender Identity, Gender Expression and Sexual Orientation

In light of the substantial media attention given to sexual harassment issues in recent months, employers should anticipate new legislation on this topic. Senate Bill 396, however, was drafted before the increased focus on these…more
 /  Civil Rights, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

New and Proposed Tax Legislation Present New Difficulties for Employers Attempting to Settle Sexual Harassment Claims

Most employers have heard of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law on December 22, 2017, and have contemplated what it may mean for them. What has been largely overlooked, however, is a denial of deduction buried deep in…more
 /  Business Organizations, Labor & Employment Law, Taxation

California Legislature Increases Benefits for Employees on Family Leave and State Disability

For periods of disability commencing on or after January 1, 2018, Assembly Bill 908 will increase the benefits provided to individuals in the Paid Family Leave and State Disability Insurance programs. AB 908 raises the level of…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Assembly Bill 2886 Extends SDI Appeal Deadlines

Beginning March 1, 2018, Assembly Bill 2886 amends the Unemployment Insurance Code to extend the period that an individual may appeal a determination regarding eligibility to receive State Disability Insurance (SDI) benefits, a…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

California Extends Family Leave Requirements to Smaller Employers

Effective as of January 1, 2018, Senate Bill 63 provides that employers with 20 or more employees within a 75-mile radius must grant an employee’s request to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid parental leave to bond with a new child…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

New Law Increases Cal/OSHA Penalties and Changes Division of Labor Standards Enforcement Rules

Senate Bill 96, the California state budget bill, includes some employment-related “trailer bills” that accompany the main budget bill, including the following: Cal/OSHA Penalty Increases: SB 96 increases penalties for…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Who Should Sign a Proof of Claim Form – Lawyer or Client?

I represent a creditor who had sued an entity before it was put into receivership. The court has established a claims procedure, and the receiver has sent out claim forms…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Business Organizations

New Law Phases In Overtime Increases for Agricultural Workers

Beginning on January 1, 2019, Assembly Bill 1066 phases in overtime for agricultural workers over a four year period, ultimately making these workers eligible for overtime pay at one and one-half (1-½) times their regular rate…more
 /  Agriculture, Labor & Employment Law

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Registration is due by December 31st, 2017

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) is a safe harbor from copyright infringement liability for “online service providers.” An “online service providers” is a website that falls into one of the four following categories:…more
 /  Business Organizations, Intellectual Property

Senate Bill 621 Gives Part-Time Educators Their Proportional Share

Senate Bill 621 will become effective on January 1, 2018. The bill amends Labor Code section 515.8 and is intended to address the ambiguities in Assembly Bill 2230 which was enacted last year…more
 /  Education, Elections & Politics, Labor & Employment Law

Employment Law Reporter - December 2017: New Local Laws Will Impact Employers

Over the past few years an increasing number of cities and counties have become active in regulating the activities of employers. This year has been no different, and commencing in 2018, employers should prepare for a number of…more
 /  Labor & Employment Law

Can a Receiver Keep Fees If the Underlying Judgement is Reversed on Appeal?

Question: I have been appointed receiver to collect a judgment. The judgment is on appeal. I am concerned that if the judgment is reversed my fees might be in jeopardy. Am I entitled to keep the fees I have been paid even if the…more
 /  Bankruptcy, Civil Procedure
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