Firm News & Legal Updates

To receive regular updates on breaking news and legal developments, please enter your email address in the box below and click on the Submit button.

No lists available - please click refresh on block to obtain latest lists from Mailchimp and check the lists you wish to appear to the user for this block

Three YZB Attorneys Named 2017 Super Lawyers Rising Stars

June 30, 2017

Firm attorneys Vicky Lin, Karen Pazzani, and Puneet Sandhu were all recently named Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Stars for 2017 in the fields of employment and labor law and defense-side employment litigation. The designation is awarded annually…

Read full post »


We’ve Moved

September 12, 2016

As of August 29, 2016, we’ve moved up in the world! We are now located on the 18th floor of 1150 South Olive Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015. Our phone and fax numbers remain unchanged. Our mailing address is Young, Zinn & Bate LLP, 1150 S. Olive Street,…

Read full post »


Julie Young and Harry Zinn Again Named Super Lawyers

February 8, 2016

For the twelfth consecutive year, Firm partners Julie Arias Young and Harry Zinn were once again named as California Super Lawyers in the fields of defense-side employment litigation and employment and labor law.  The designation is awarded annually to the…

Read full post »


YZB ADDS ANOTHER SUPER LAWYER RISING STAR

April 30, 2015

The Firm is pleased to announce that Vicky H. Lin has joined us as an associate. Vicky has practiced employment and labor law for her entire legal career and was named a Southern California Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2013, 2014, and again in 2015 (a…

Read full post »


Work-related use of personal cellphones now reimbursable

September 4, 2014

In a troubling ruling for employers, the California Court of Appeal has required employers to reimburse employees for all work-related calls on a personal cell phone, even when the employer does not require the use of cell phones. When the exact cost of…

Read full post »


A Great Loss

April 18, 2014

It is with tremendous sadness that we must report the sudden passing this week of our dear friend and colleague Patty Berry. She was a brilliant legal thinker and writer who was fiercely devoted to her clients, but more than that she was a warm,…

Read full post »


Julie Young Recognized by the Getty

April 9, 2014

Julie Young recently was recognized by the J. Paul Getty Trust as its go-to attorney on employment law matters. Stephen W. Clark, the Trust's General Counsel, was quoted in the April 7, 2014 edition of the Los Angeles Daily Journal as saying "when we need…

Read full post »


Julie Young and Harry Zinn Again Named Super Lawyers

February 7, 2014

For the tenth consecutive year, Firm partners Julie Arias Young and Harry Zinn were again named as California Super Lawyers in the fields of defense-side employment litigation and employment and labor law.  The designation is awarded annually to the top 5%…

Read full post »


Ruth Holt Joins YZB

October 7, 2013

The Firm is pleased to announce that Ruth Holt has joined as Counsel, further strengthening its core management-side employment law practice. Ruth joins YZB from the national law firm of Arent Fox, LLP, where she was a member of the Labor and Employment…

Read full post »


Department of Labor Adopts Rule Implementing FMLA Amendments

February 19, 2013

The United States Department of Labor (DOL) announced its final rule to implement statutory amendments to the FMLA, effective March 8, 2013.  The changes include expanded protections for military families and airline flight crews. The DOL summarized the…

Read full post »


Recent NLRB Decisions Affecting Non-union Employees May Be Invalid

January 25, 2013

A federal appeals court today found unconstitutional three recess appointments President Obama made to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012, leaving the Board with only one validly appointed member.  If the ruling is upheld, many if not all…

Read full post »


YZB recognized by Southern California’s Top Rated Lawyers Magazine

December 15, 2012

The publishers of The American Lawyer and Corporate Counsel magazines recently named Young, Zinn & Bate LLP as “Top-Rated Lawyers” in Employment Law, Civil Litigation, Corporate Law, and Real Estate Law.  The recognition appears in their November 2012…

Read full post »