Leech Tishman National Employment & Labor Chair Philip A. Toomey Appointed to the Board of Representatives for the California Lawyers Association
LOS ANGELES, CA – March 23, 2023 – Leech Tishman is pleased to announce that partner and National Employment & Labor Chair, Philip A. Toomey, was recently appointed to the Board of Representatives for the California Lawyers Association (CLA). In 2021, Toomey was appointed to the Executive Committee of the California Lawyers Association Public Law Section, where he continues to serve his two-year term.
As a member of the Board of Representatives, Toomey will be involved in delivering high-quality programs, events, and resources to members of the CLA. Board members also advocate on behalf of CLA members before the Legislature, the Judiciary, the Executive Branch, and the State Bar of California, promoting excellence, diversity, and inclusion in the legal profession and fairness in the administration of justice and the rule of law.
In addition to serving as National Chair of the Leech Tishman’s Employment & Labor Practice Group, Toomey also leads the firm’s Public Sector Employment Group. He is also a member of the Litigation Practice Group, where he co-leads the Restrictive Covenants / Non-Competes Group. Toomey is based in the firm’s Los Angeles office.
Toomey serves as the trusted outside general counsel for international, privately held, and small to mid-market companies in the aerospace, transportation, manufacturing, food production, office and retail services industries, among others. Toomey has more than 37 years of successful business and courtroom experience in helping business owners and organizations sustain and build their enterprises. Clients rely on his rare combination of business experience and legal expertise to meet their needs. Toomey regularly advises clients on issues involving commercial & civil litigation, employment law, insurance and risk management, ethics and business compliance, real estate, intellectual property, internal/external investigations, strategic transactions, corporate structure issues and other business law matters.
Toomey regularly advocates on behalf of public and private employers before federal and state agencies include the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the National Labor Relations Board, the U.S. Department of Labor, the Public Employee Retirement Board, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the California Employment Development Department.
ABOUT THE CALIFORNIA LAWYERS ASSOCIATION
The California Lawyers Association (CLA) is a member-driven, mission-focused organization dedicated to the professional advancement of attorneys practicing in the state of California. Established in 2018, CLA is a nonprofit, voluntary bar association serving thousands of licensed attorneys throughout California. The CLA is the premier statewide voice for the legal community, advocating on behalf of our members before the Legislature, the Judiciary, the Executive Branch and the State Bar of California, which is the licensing and disciplinary regulator of our industry. Learn more about the CLA here.
ABOUT LEECH TISHMAN
Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl, Inc. is a national, full-service law firm dedicated to assisting individuals, businesses, and institutions. Leech Tishman offers legal services in business restructuring & insolvency, construction, corporate matters, employment & labor, estates & trusts, intellectual property, litigation & alternative dispute resolution, and real estate. In addition, the firm offers a wide range of legal services to clients in the aviation & aerospace, cannabis, emerging cyber technologies, energy & natural resources, entertainment, healthcare, hospitality, and life sciences industries. With offices in Los Angeles, Leech Tishman also has offices in Chicago, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Sarasota, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington, DE.