Los Angeles Employment Law Firm Kingsley & Kingsley Announces Promotion of Attorneys Ly and Szamet to Partner

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Attorneys Liane Katzenstein Ly and Kelsey M. Szamet elevated to Partners at Kingsley & Kingsley. Ms. Ly focuses her practice on wage and hour law and class action litigation cases. Ms. Szamet focuses her practice on complex class action litigation and individual employment cases.

Los Angeles employment lawyers, Kingsley & Kingsley

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“Liane and Kelsey epitomize the talent Kingsley & Kingsley brings to client service in California and we are thrilled to announce their election as partners in our firm,” said firm co-founder and managing partner Eric B. Kingsley.

The California law firm of Kingsley & Kingsley is pleased to announce that attorneys Liane Katzenstein Ly and Kelsey M. Szamet have been named partners in the firm. Ms. Ly and Ms. Szamet work out of Kingsley & Kingsley’s Encino-based employment law office.

“Liane and Kelsey epitomize the talent Kingsley & Kingsley brings to client service in California and we are thrilled to announce their election as partners in our firm,” said firm co-founder and managing partner Eric B. Kingsley.

“We have an experienced and incredibly accomplished group of employment litigators, and Liane’s and Kelsey’s results speak for themselves. They have dedicated their careers to protecting employees’ rights and they will continue to benefit all of our clients in their fight against corporate wrongdoing.”

A graduate of the University of California Davis School of Law, Ms. Ly has been representing plaintiffs in a wide range of employment cases since 2008. She represents plaintiffs in employment litigation including class actions and individual employment cases and concentrates her practice on wage and hour law, class action litigation, and employment law. Ms. Ly’s experience includes consumer class action cases including claims for failure to pay wages, the denial of meal and rest periods, misclassification of employees, and unfair competition cases, among others. Ms. Ly also litigates representative action cases pursuant to the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). Ms. Ly is admitted to practice in all California state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

A graduate of the UCLA School of Law, Ms. Szamet has been representing plaintiffs in employment cases since 2008 and has been recognized as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine each year since 2014. Ms. Szamet represents plaintiffs in employment litigation including complex class actions and individual employment cases and concentrates her practice on wage & hour and consumer class action cases including claims for failure to pay wages, the denial of meal and rest periods, misclassification of employees, and unfair competition cases, among others. Ms. Szamet also frequently litigates representative action cases pursuant to the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).

In addition to her robust class and representative action experience, Ms. Szamet successfully represents plaintiffs in wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and discrimination cases. She is also well-versed at the appellate level and has authored several appellate briefs in both state and federal court.

About Kingsley & Kingsley

Since 1981, the lawyers at Kingsley & Kingsley have been dedicated to helping workers harmed by the wrongdoing of employers throughout California. The firm is well-respected statewide for its work in successfully representing plaintiffs with wage and hour disputes and protecting their rights. Kingsley & Kingsley exclusively represents employees and focuses its practice on wage & hour and consumer class action cases including claims for failure to pay wages, the denial of meal and rest periods, misclassification of employees, and unfair competition cases. Kingsley & Kingsley also regularly litigates representative action cases pursuant to the Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).

Kingsley & Kingsley also handle cases involving sexual harassment, discrimination, pay inequity, and wrongful termination cases. The firm also serves individuals dealing with disability claims and an insurance company’s denial of benefits. Based in Los Angeles, California, Kingsley & Kingsley handles cases in state and federal courts across California and nationwide.

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