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Jonathon Howard Kaplan

Jonathon Howard Kaplan

Kaplan Weiss LLP
  • Employment Law, Civil Rights, Arbitration & Mediation...
  • California, District of Columbia
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Summary

Jonathon Kaplan is one of the state’s top trial lawyers, having tried dozens of significant jury and non-jury cases involving civil rights, employment claims, wage and overtime matters, discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, FEHA, Equal Pay Act, personal injury, product liability, highway accidents, consumer warranty, franchising, fraud claims, and business disputes. He has obtained an overwhelming number of highly successful verdicts for his clients. Jon has served as appellate counsel on many cases, resulting in published California opinions and establishing law in his areas of practice. Based on his winning track record, opposing lawyers know Jon and his law firm, Kaplan Weiss LLP, are ready, willing and able to go to trial in order to obtain the absolute best results for our clients. Jon started his legal career with the prominent Los Angeles law firm of Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP in 1990. There, he quickly distinguished himself, rising to the level of equity partner in that firm. In 2002, he founded Kaplan Lee LLP, which later changed its name to Kaplan Weiss LLP. Jon personally maintains an AV rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the preeminent peer review rating for attorneys’ legal skills and ethics. In recognition of his professional accomplishments, Jon was named one of the State’s top 20 lawyers under the age of 40 by California’s leading legal newspaper, The Daily Journal. He has also been consistently named one of Southern California’s “Super Lawyers,” an honor bestowed upon a select group of elite lawyers who have achieved the highest degree of peer recognition and achievement. Jon is a frequent speaker and lecturer on a wide variety of legal subjects. He has lectured in forensic psychiatry for a fellowship program of Los Angeles’ top medical school. He serves as a court-appointed volunteer arbitrator, mediator and temporary judge of the Los Angeles County Superior Court. Jon is committed to his community and

Practice Areas
  • Employment Law
  • Civil Rights
  • Arbitration & Mediation
  • Consumer Law
  • Products Liability
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
District of Columbia
9th Circuit
U.S. District Court, all districts of California
Languages
  • Russian: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken
Professional Experience
Partner
Kaplan Weiss LLP
- Current
This firm was known as Kaplan Lee LLP until January, 2014 when it adopted its current name.
Associate, Partner
Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP
-
This firm was formerly known as Lewis, D'Amato, Brisbois & Bisgaard LLP
Education
Duke University School of Law
J.D.
Duke University Law School
LL.M.
Emory University
B.A.
Professional Associations
District of Columbia Bar
Member
Current
California State Bar # 150838
Member
- Current
Contact & Map
Los Angeles Office
355 S. Grand Ave.
Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA 90071
USA
Telephone: (213) 553-4550
Fax: (213) 553-4590