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Jon Daryanani

Loeb & Loeb LLP
Partner
Los Angeles, CA, USA


Jon Daryanani focuses his practice on all aspects of employment and labor litigation and client counseling, including trade secrets and employee mobility litigation. Mr. Daryanani routinely represents clients in all aspects of civil litigation, including class actions and administrative proceedings, involving wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and misappropriation of trade secrets claims. He regularly advises clients and provides strategic planning with respect to various employment matters, including employee discipline and terminations, personnel policies, disability accommodation requirements, employment and severance agreements, workforce reductions and implementation of wage and commission structures, as well as privacy issues related to social media. Mr. Daryanani also conducts due diligence and legal liability analysis as to employment issues in conjunction with the acquisition and sale of California entities.

Mr. Daryanani has successfully litigated claims brought before state and federal courts, as well as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and California's Labor Commissioner and Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

Prior Experience

Prior to joining Loeb & Loeb, Mr. Daryanani worked as a tax consultant for Deloitte & Touche USA LLP.


Representative Experience

  
  • Published appellate decision holding arbitration clause in employment application was valid and binding, thereby requiring employee to arbitrate claims. Gabriela Roman v. Sup. Ct. (Flo-Kem, Inc.), 172 Cal.App. 4th 1462 (cert. denied) (2009).
  • First-chaired ten day arbitration obtaining verdict in favor of financial institution client resulting in half-a-million dollar damage award and injunctive relief against former CEO for fraud, self-dealing, breach of fiduciary duty and misappropriation of trade secrets.
  • First chaired bench trial in conjunction with Labor Commissioner wage and hour appeal and achieved finding in favor of client and award of attorneys' fees.
  • Co-chaired three week jury trial related to misappropriation of trade secrets resulting in favorable verdict for client, including dismissal of cross-complaint.
  • Successfully defended American Idol Productions, Inc. in conjunction with numerous wage claims filed with the California Labor Commissioner.
  • Successfully dismissed seven-figure ERISA claim by former CEO via summary judgment motion in arbitration.
  • Achieved dismissal of wrongful termination claim on demurrer on behalf of international entertainment company.
  • Perform due diligence analysis of employment matters in conjunction with acquisition of California companies by private equity funds.
  • Won a protective order for a California-based, non-profit credit union preventing the disclosure of 70,000 members' personal information to certain customers of the credit union seeking access to the general membership to communicate about a proposed charter change of the credit union to a mutual savings bank.


Publications/Speeches
  
  Speaker, Game Developers Conference 2012 (March 5-9, 2012)

Media Mentions
 
  Housekeeper Drops Lawsuit Against Kobe Bryant By Joseph Serna, Chicago Tribune 
  Lawyer: Kobe and Vanessa Bryant Treated Housekeeper Well By Rachanee Srisavasdi, The Orange County Register

Affiliations
 
  Certified Public Accountant, State of California

Distinctions
 
  Named among "Top 20 Under 40" L.A. Lawyers, Los Angeles Daily Journal (2011)
  Rising Star, Southern California Super Lawyers, Los Angeles magazine (2011 and 2012)
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