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Yitz Erik Weiss

Yitz Erik Weiss

Kaplan Weiss LLP
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Products Liability...
  • California
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Summary

Yitz Weiss is an employment attorney with over a decade of experience in litigating a variety of employment law cases, including unpaid wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, FEHA, Unequal Pay Act, and wrongful termination claims. Yitz counsels clients on pre-litigation employment disputes and represents them from the inception of a lawsuit all the way through trial and even on appeal. Yitz routinely serves as counsel in mediations, binding arbitrations and in major trials. Yitz has impressive trial skills, which have enabled him to obtain major victories for our clients.

Upon graduating with a Bachelors degree in Economics from Yeshiva University and obtaining a Degree of Rabbinic Ordination, Yitz Weiss then entered Southwestern University School of Law. There he was Associate Editor of the Southwestern Law Review. Yitz graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctorate from Southwestern in 2006, an honor reserved for the top 10% of students.

After receiving his Juris Doctorate and being admitted to the California State Bar in 2006, Yitz began his legal career with Kaplan Lee LLP. Based on his all-around excellent work for his clients and the firm, Yitz became a partner in the firm, and it was later renamed to Kaplan Weiss LLP.

In recognition of his excellent legal work, Yitz has was named a Rising Star by “Super Lawyers” in 2015 and 2016. He also received the Clients’ Choice Award by “Avvo” and in 2018 was named a Client Champion by Martindale-Hubbell.

Yitz is a regular speaker on a variety of legal subjects, including the interplay between civil and religious law in areas of business and the Constitution. He teaches classes in law, ethics, and religion.

Education
Southwestern University School of Law
J.D. (2006)
Honors: cum laude, Dean's List
Activities: Law Review
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Yeshiva University
Bachelors degree | Economics
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Professional Experience
Partner
Kaplan Weiss LLP
- Current
This firm was known as Kaplan Lee LLP until January, 2014 when it adopted its current name.
Attorney
Kaplan Lee LLP
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Expansion of the California Equal Pay Act
Kaplan Weiss LLP Newsletter & Blog
Summary of Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014
Kaplan Weiss Newsletter
Summary of California's Equal Pay Act
Kaplan Weiss Newsletter
Speaking Engagements
Comparative Law, Expert Presentation and Workshop
Conejo Jewish Academy
Awards
Client Champion
Martindale-Hubbell
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Client Choice Award
Avvo
Cum Laude
Southwestern University School of Law
Dean's List
Southwestern University School of Law
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 244452
Member
- Current
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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9th Circuit
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U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
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Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Products Liability
  • Business Law
Languages
  • English
Websites & Blogs
Website
Kaplanweiss.com
Blog
Kaplan Weiss LLP
Contact & Map
Los Angeles Office
355 S. Grand Ave.
Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA 90071
USA
Telephone: (213) 553-4550
Fax: (213) 553-4590
South Bay Office
400 Continental Blvd.
6th Floor
El Segundo, CA 90245
USA