FEBRUARY 2019 – Will Klatte was quoted in Orange County Lawyer Magazine, the #1 legal publication in Orange County. In an article about the changing economics of practicing law, he discussed KBY Law’s ability as a small firm to adapt to clients’ financial needs.
JANUARY 2019 – Summer Young-Agriesti conducted 2019 New Employment Law presentations to the Los Angeles Advertising Human Resources Professionals (LAAHRP) as well as a local collection of staffing companies.
NOVEMBER 2017 – KBY Law is honored to be ranked among California’s “Best Law Firms” in the category of Labor & Employment. This list, assembled each year by U.S. News & World Report, is based on client feedback and peer evaluations from leading attorneys in the field. Qualities considered include expertise, responsiveness, integrity, and cost-effectiveness.
MAY 2017 – Will Klatte was quoted on JD Supra, a leading distributor of legal news and analysis, in an article exploring how law firms are innovating to increase efficiency. He discussed KBY Law’s adaptability and willingness to look beyond billable hours to improve the services provided to clients. The article can be viewed here.
MARCH 2017 – Los Angeles Superior Court. Obtained Summary Judgment on behalf of large hospital management corporation as to all seven causes of action asserted against it. The complaint asserted race discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims in downtown Los Angeles, which is one of the most liberal jury pools in the country. Prevailing party costs of approximately $15,000 were obtained.
NOVEMBER 2016 – U.S. District Court, Central District (Los Angeles). KBY obtained a pre-trial dismissal of all claims against its client, a large hospital management corporation, brought by a female physician. The complaint asserted gender discrimination and retaliation claims. No payment or other remuneration was provided for the dismissal with prejudice.
NOVEMBER 2016 – KBY Law attorneys recently attended the California Minority Counsel Program’s Annual Business Conference in San Francisco. Joe Naddour, who serves on CMCP’s Ambassador’s Council, spoke at a panel entitled “Is Work Life Balance a Myth? Finding the Right Position and the Right State of Mind.” KBY Law is proud to support CMCP’s mission to promote diversity in the legal profession.
DECEMBER 2015 – Will Klatte contributed to an article about Kilby et al. v. CVS Pharmacy Inc., where the California Supreme Court will respond to questions certified to the court by the Ninth Circuit and interpret California state requirements for employers to provide suitable seating.
KBY Law is proud to announce that the California Minority Counsel Program recently appointed KBY Law attorney Joe Naddour to serve on its Ambassador’s Council. Joe is one of 15 young attorneys throughout the state to receive this honor. As a member of the Ambassador’s Council, Joe will assist CMCP to broaden its outreach to lawyers and law firms on issues of diversity and supporting efforts of inclusion.
On October 22 and 23, 2015, five KBY Law attorneys attended the 26th annual California Minority Counsel Program’s Business Conference in downtown Los Angeles. CMCP promotes diversity in the legal profession and connects diverse attorneys across the profession. The conference was a great success. KBY Law attorneys met with industry leaders who discussed a wide range of issues, including diversity in the legal profession and emerging issues in the law.