CDF Labor Law LLP
707 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
d. (213) 612-6300
Managing Partner and Chair
Jury and bench trial experiences shape Dan M. Forman’s strategies when defending California employers against employee claims in any forum. Forman’s knowledge expands beyond traditional employment law to the developing field of trade secret litigation where he has successfully prosecuted and defended complicated cases.
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Forman’s vast litigation experience also allows him to adeptly utilize alternative dispute resolution techniques to achieve efficient and expedited results in cases with high financial exposure.
His representation background extends throughout state and federal courts, as well as alternative dispute resolution venues. Forman represents clients before a wide range of regulatory agencies, including California’s Labor Commissioner, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Employment Development Department, Equal Employment Opportunity and similar agencies.
In addition to achieving favorable results in litigation, Forman advises California clients on the full gamut of employment topics in an effort to avoid claims altogether.
Forman advises and drafts wage and hour policies, employment and severance agreements, covenants-not-to-compete and trade secret confidentiality agreements, collective bargaining and WARN Act compliance.
To help employers and business executives stay ahead of emerging legal issues, such as social media, employee retention and competitive agreements, Forman frequently provides employers and clients updates by his participation in various industry webinars and presentations.
Forman serves companies with California workforces, including industries and service providers in the high tech companies, insurance agencies, garment manufacturers, financial institutions, health and medical arenas.
ACHIEVEMENTS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent™ Rating
Topic Advisor to ExecSense's Editor-In-Chief
Super Lawyers Corporate Counsel Edition, Employment and Labor Law, 2010
Southern California Super Lawyers, Employment and Labor Law, 2007, 2009 - 2010, and 2015 - 2016
Red Cross of Southern California, Director
Wilshire Boulevard Temple, Shofarim
Los Angeles County Superior Court, Judge Pro Tem, Pro Bono
"CDF Advanced Webinar Series: 5 Top Tips to Protect Your Trade Secrets," CDF Webinar Series, August 2015
"Rewarding Employees & Protecting Your Assets: Recent Trends & Strategies In Compensation & Update On Covenants-Not-To-Compete & Trade Secrets," CDF Webinar Series, March 2014
DAN FORMAN ARTICLE FROM THE RECORDER
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