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Overview

Sanjay Bansal is the co-managing partner of Kaufman Dolowich & Voluck’s Los Angeles office. He focuses his practice on labor and employment law. He is widely regarded by clients for his attention to detail, objectivity, and empathy.

Mr. Bansal’s practice runs the gamut of employment law. He has litigated throughout federal and state courts as well as administrative agencies such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), and in front of the California Labor Commissioner. He represents clients in wage and hour litigation including collective actions (class and California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA)). In addition to his wage and hour practice, he has extensive experience in defending employers in connection with wide variety of employment law claims, including claims for wrongful termination, sexual harassment, age, race, gender and disability discrimination, retaliation, whistleblower claims, and unfair business practices. He possesses experience in advising business on all manner of employment issues including litigation, investigations, audits, policies, risk mitigation, and compliance.

Since 2009, Mr. Bansal has served as a Judge Advocate with the United States Army Reserve. He currently holds the rank of Major.  Through his military service, he has served as lead defense counsel in numerous actions involving soldiers accused of misconduct (successfully receiving defense verdicts) in matters including allegations of sexual misconduct, fraud and narcotics. He has received several awards, including the Defense Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Joint Meritorious Unit Award, National Defense Service Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Overseas Service Ribbon, and Army Service Ribbon.   

Mr. Bansal has prevailed at trial and in multiple hearings including administrative decisions. “Super Lawyers” has consecutively named Sanjay a Southern California “Rising Star” in the area of Employment Law, an honor awarded to less than 2.5% of all attorneys in the state. Sanjay has served as a speaker, panel member, moderator, and employment subject matter expert across the country. In addition to being an attorney, he is a licensed real estate broker and notary.  

Previously Mr. Bansal had a private employment and labor law practice in Los Angeles and prior to that served as an employment and labor attorney and partner at KDV Law.   

Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Military Courts

Education

  • Army Command & General Staff College. DL, 2022
  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles , J.D. 
  • California State University, San Luis Obispo, B.A.

Awards

  • Super Lawyers Southern California, Employment Law
  • National Defense Service Medal, 2022
Super Lawyers Martindale Hubbel AV Preeminent Martindale Hubbel AV Preeminent Law 360