PRESS RELEASE: Timothy Moppin Joins Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck as Partner in Firm’s San Francisco Office
(September 24, 2013, San Francisco) — Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck LLP (KDV), a leading national law firm, today announced that Timothy W. Moppin has joined the firm as a litigation partner in its San Francisco office. Moppin has 25 years of experience in labor and employment, environmental and construction law.
Moppin’s employment practice focuses on the defense of management in race, sexual harassment and age-based discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, as well as employment litigation in state and federal courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, California Labor Commission, Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board and the Worker’s Compensation Appeals Board. Moppin also provides counsel and training to clients in complex employment matters, including employee terminations, trade secret protection, employee leaves of absence, workplace privacy, wage and hour matters and the design and implementation of employee handbooks, supervisor manuals and employment policies.
“Timothy is a savvy, seasoned litigator with impressive trial credentials and vast experience in labor and employment, environmental and construction defects law, all key practice areas for KDV,” said Katherine S. Catlos, managing attorney in the San Francisco office of KDV. “Business in California has been on a significant upswing and we are thrilled that someone with Timothy’s wide ranging litigation experience is joining our team.”
Moppin comes to Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck from Jackson Lewis where he was a partner in the firm’s San Francisco office. He earned his B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business and his J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.
“KDV provides a collegial environment and a broad platform for me to utilize my experience in labor and employment, environmental and construction litigation,” said Moppin. “I look forward to working with a national firm that has an outstanding reputation in all three main areas of my practice.”
Moppin is Treasurer of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) and will be Vice President in 2014 and President in 2015. He is also a member of the Wiley Manuel Law Foundation, an organization that provides scholarship and career motivation for high school and college students in Northern California who are interested in a career in law, and is involved in both the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) and the California Minority Counsel Program (CMCP).