CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW NOTES
By Andrew H. Friedman
Andrew H. Friedman is a founding partner of Helmer Friedman LLP in Beverly Hills, where he (almost) exclusively represents employees in all areas of employment law. Mr. Friedman is the author of a two-volume employment law treatise, Litigating Employment Discrimination Cases (James Publishing 2005-2020). Mr. Friedman served as Counsel of Record in Lightfoot v. Cendant Mortgage Corp. et. al. 137 S.Ct. 553 (2017), where he successfully persuaded the U.S. Supreme Court to grant certiorari. In January 2017, the Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision authored by Justice Sotomayor, reversed the Ninth Circuit and ruled in favor of Mr. Friedman’s clients. Mr. Friedman’s email address is email@example.com. He is proud to guest write this column for his friend (and sometimes co-counsel and/or opposing counsel), Anthony J. Oncidi, who, until this issue, wrote this column without interruption for every issue of this publication for 30 years.
STANDARD FOR FEHA AIDING & ABETTING CLAIMS CLARIFIED AND IIED CLAIM SURVIVED DEMURRER
Smith v. BP Lubricants USA Inc., ___ Cal. Rptr. 3d ___, 2021 WL 1905229 (May 12, 2021)