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Frank Liberatore Rejoins Jackson Lewis in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 9, 2021) Nationwide employment law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is pleased to announce Frank M. Liberatore has returned to the firm’s Los Angeles office as a principal. Frank focuses his practice on class actions and complex representative actions such as California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). 

“Frank’s extensive class action experience is invaluable to the Los Angeles office and the firm as a whole,” said Office Managing Principal Nicky Jatana. “We are thrilled to welcome him back to the firm, where he will further strengthen our PAGA capabilities and immediately benefit our clients.”

Frank joined Jackson Lewis in 1996 and helped open the firm’s Orange County location where he served as office managing principal from 2006 through 2012. He also served as the head of the Los Angeles office’s Litigation Management Team and as a member of the firm’s Board of Directors and Management Committee.

Frank defends employers in all types of employment litigation, including breach of contract, discrimination and harassment claims. He has represented multi-employer trust funds in ERISA litigation. Frank has also represented employers in all phases of civil litigation, including jury and court trials, as well as employers in mediations, arbitrations, and before administrative agencies such as the Labor Commission, DFEH and EEOC. Frank provides advice and counseling on a variety of employment and personnel-related issues to employers. He has also conducted seminars for risk managers, human resources managers and other personnel administrators on a variety of employment-related issues.

Additionally, Frank has significant wage and hour class action experience and has defended employers in matters with as many as 40,000 putative class members. These matters have included claims brought under a wide variety of California state wage and hour laws, involving issues such as exempt/non-exempt, meals and rest breaks, work off the clock, failure to pay commissions, vacation pay and PAGA. Frank has been the lead trial counsel in more than 100 of these matters. He has defended retailers, restaurants, health care providers, manufacturers, hospitality, fitness clubs, field service providers and financial institutions against class action claims. Frank has trial experience in class actions, as well.

“I spent the majority of my career at Jackson Lewis and my talented colleagues have become a second family to me,” said Frank. “The firm is continuing to expand its California footprint, and I knew this was the best option to continue serving our clients.”

Frank earned his J.D. from the University of Southern California School of Law and earned his B.A. from the University of Southern California. 

Jackson Lewis’ Los Angeles office can be reached at (213) 689-0404.

About Jackson Lewis 
Focused on labor and employment law since 1958, Jackson Lewis P.C.’s 950+ attorneys located in major cities nationwide consistently identify and respond to new ways workplace law intersects business. We help employers develop proactive strategies, strong policies and business-oriented solutions to cultivate high-functioning workforces that are engaged, stable and diverse, and share our clients' goals to emphasize inclusivity and respect for the contribution of every employee. 
 
Additional information about the firm can be found at jacksonlewis.com

For more information, please contact:
Lara Hamm, Chief Communications Officer 
T: (267) 319-7803 / E: Lara.Hamm@jacksonlewis.com

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