Kevin Rivera Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Kevin Rivera

Kevin Rivera

Counsel to Employers

Los Angeles
California
Licensed in
CA
University of California at Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
5.0 5
Clear Communication
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About
Kevin has 13 years of experience in providing legal advice on employment law issues and conducting workplace investigations. He obtained his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley in 2006, and then worked in the employment law practice group at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, where he represented and advised employers of all sizes and across industries prior to founding Rivera Employment Law.

Kevin’s practice focuses on advising employers in all aspects of employment law, reviewing and drafting personnel policies and documents, investigating workplace complaints, and representing employers in administrative
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13
Years
experience

Practice Areas

Client Reviews

5.0
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines
out of 2 reviews
Clear Communication
Response Time
Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"I highly recommend Rivera Employment Law. Mr. Rivera prepared a code of conduct for us, and we couldn't be more pleased with the result. Additionally, he completed the work very quickly and was a nice guy who was super easy to work with."

Code of Conduct policy
Non-UpCounsel Client
Clear Communication
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Knowledgeable
Meets Deadlines

"Kevin is an excellent employment lawyer for businesses of all sizes. He is my go-to attorney for workplace issues."

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Non-UpCounsel Client

Work History

Rivera Employment Law

Counsel

Jan 2014 - Present

Kevin’s practice focuses on advising employers in all aspects of employment law, reviewing and drafting personnel policies and documents, investigating workplace complaints, and representing employers in administrative hearings. His clients include those in startups, high tech and life science industries, entertainment, media, law, construction, banking, insurance, hospitality and service.

Jan 2014 - Present

Sheppard Mullin LLP

Associate

Sep 2006 - Dec 2013

Managed and handled all aspects of litigation on behalf of employers, including single-plaintiff actions alleging harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract, fraud, defamation, violation of FMLA, failure to pay wages, and wage and hour class actions for overtime pay, meal and rest period violations, and non-compliant wage statements, among others.

Sep 2006 - Dec 2013

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