People: Kenwood C. Youmans, Partner

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Kenwood C. Youmans

Partner

Los Angeles - Century City
Direct: (310) 201-5218
Fax: (310) 201-5219
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Mr. Youmans is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  He is a member of the Labor & Employment department  and a member of the Executive, Administrative and Compensation Committees.  During the 35 years he has been associated with Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Youmans has represented a wide variety of private sector clients in virtually every aspect of labor and employment law.  Specifically, he has extensive experience in employment discrimination matters, including proceedings before the EEOC and DFEH, and in civil litigation of employment disputes (collective, complex and class actions); administrative proceedings before the NLRB, the United States Department of Labor, and the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (wage and hour matters); and collective bargaining and labor arbitrations.

In addition to his broad legal experience in employment law matters, Mr. Youmans has lectured frequently on labor law issues, has participated in various seminars for employers on timely topics in the field of employment law, and has taught labor relations at the University of Southern California’s Graduate School of Business.

Mr. Youmans is a partner in the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP.  He is a member of the Labor & Employment department  and a member of the Executive, Administrative and Compensation Committees.  During the 35 years he has been associated with Seyfarth Shaw, Mr. Youmans has represented a wide variety of private sector clients in virtually every aspect of labor and employment law.  Specifically, he has extensive experience in employment discrimination matters, including proceedings before the EEOC and DFEH, and in civil litigation of employment disputes (collective, complex and class actions); administrative proceedings before the NLRB, the United States Department of Labor, and the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (wage and hour matters); and collective bargaining and labor arbitrations.

In addition to his broad legal experience in employment law matters, Mr. Youmans has lectured frequently on labor law issues, has participated in various seminars for employers on timely topics in the field of employment law, and has taught labor relations at the University of Southern California’s Graduate School of Business.

Education

  • J.D., University of Michigan Law School
  • M.A., University of Michigan
    Economics
  • B.A., University of California

Admissions

  • Illinois

Courts

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • Numerous federal trial and appellate courts

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor Law Section