Kevin Michael Rivera

Kevin Michael Rivera

Rivera Employment Law
  • Employment Law
  • California
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Summary

Rivera Employment Law’s principal and founder, Kevin Rivera, has over 10 years of experience in representing employers in all aspects of litigation, providing advice and counsel on employment law issues, and working as a workplace investigator.

Kevin obtained his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2006. He then worked as counsel in the employment law practice group at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton in the firm’s Los Angeles office, where he represented and advised employers of all sizes and across industries prior to founding Rivera Employment Law.

Kevin’s practice focuses on advising, training, auditing and investigating workplaces to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws. He advises employers in all aspects of employment law, reviews and drafts personnel policies and documents, investigates workplace complaints, represents employers in administrative hearings, and audits workplaces for compliance issues. His clients include those in high tech and life science industries, construction, banking, hospitality and service industries, insurance, and even other law firms.

Kevin is a member of the Association of Workplace Investigators. He has authored numerous articles on employment law that have been published by organizations such as the California State Bar and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. He was featured on the cover of the March 2018 issue of Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine.

Practice Area
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Workplace Investigations
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Principal, Founder & Attorney
Rivera Employment Law
- Current
Kevin’s practice focuses on advising, training, auditing and investigating workplaces to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local laws. He advises employers in all aspects of employment law, reviews and drafts personnel policies and documents, investigates workplace complaints, represents employers in administrative hearings, and audits workplaces for compliance issues. His clients include those in high tech and life science industries, construction, banking, hospitality and service industries, insurance, and even other law firms.
Associate
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
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Rivera Employment Law’s principal and founder, Kevin Rivera, started his employment law career at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, in one of the largest and most prestigious labor and employment practices in the country. During his seven years at Sheppard Mullin, he represented and advised employers of all sizes—ranging from Fortune 100 companies to high tech and traditional business start-ups—in all aspects of employment law counseling and litigation.
Education
University of California
J.D
Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law, Projects Editor for the California Law Review, Articles Editor for the Berkeley La Raza Law Journal
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California State University
B.A
Fullerton, Magna Cum Laude
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Professional Associations
Current
Activities: Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
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Association of Workplace Investigators
- Current
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Los Angeles County Bar Association
- Current
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Speaking Engagements
California Employment Law Primer, California Employment Law Introduction for Startups and Growing Businesses, Los Angeles
Rivera Employment Law
An introduction and overview of employment law issues for California startups and growing businesses.
Websites & Blogs
Website
Rivera Employment Law
Blog
California Workplace & Employment Law Blog
Contact & Map
Rivera Employment Law
1801 Century Park East
25th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
USA
Telephone: (323) 546-4160