Daniel H. Handman is a partner in the firm’s Los Angeles office. Dan’s areas of expertise include discrimination/harassment cases, wage & hour and employee theft/trade secret litigation. His many clients range from Fortune 500 employers to sophisticated, complex companies with under 50 employees in the food and beverage, apparel, construction and entertainment industries, among others.
In addition to litigation, Dan spends substantial time in the traditional labor law space, including union elections, unfair labor practices and collective bargaining. He also takes significant time advising and counseling clients, conducting investigations and leading employee training.
Among Dan’s many pro bono representations is Beauty Bus Foundation, based in Los Angeles, whose mission is to deliver at-home beauty and grooming services to chronically and terminally ill men, women, children and their caregivers to preserve dignity and hope. “Even for a small organization, they have 30 times the number of volunteers as paid employees,” he says. “There are a tremendous number of employment law issues with volunteers, interns, paid employees as well as liability issues.”
Dan is a prolific writer on developments in employment law. His articles have appeared in Bloomberg Law, The Daily Journal and Law360. Dan established, and is the editor of, The California Workplace Advisor, Hirschfeld Kraemer’s noteworthy industry blog [INSERT URL] for California employers. He also is a busy lecturer, and gives numerous webinars and speeches, including at Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) and National Human Resources Association (NHRA) conferences and meetings.