Debbie L. Caplan

Debbie Caplan is an attorney in the Labor & Employment Department in the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. A former employment litigator in both state and federal courts, Ms. Caplan now focuses her practice exclusively on providing advice and counseling to employers on day-to-day human resources and employee relations issues such as: Leave Law Management, Wage/Hour Compliance, Disciplinary and Performance Counseling, Reasonable Accommodation/Interactive Process, Termination Decisions, Internal Complaints and Investigations, and Exempt/Non-Exempt Classifications.

In addition to day-to-day counseling, Ms. Caplan assists employers in the preparation of various employment-related documents including: Handbooks and Policy Manuals, Job Applications, Offer Letters and Employment Agreements, Arbitration Agreements, Leave Documentation, New Hire and Termination Paperwork, Severance and Release Agreements, Compensation and Bonus Plans, and Travel and Expense Reimbursement Plans.

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Areas of Practice 1) Workplace Counseling & Solutions, 2) Labor & Employment, 3) Employment Litigation, 4) California Workplace Solutions and 5) California Labor Code Litigation
Law School The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (J.D., 1997)
Education University of California, Berkeley (B.A., 1992)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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