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Magnanimo, Frank A.

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15260 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1550Sherman Oaks, CA, 91403
Phones: 818-835-5793 / 800-520-4149
Fax: 818-305-3451
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Frank A. Magnanimo, a founding partner of Magnanimo & Dean, LLP, is an experienced attorney, who has successfully litigated numerous employment cases for both employers and employees, including cases involving retaliation, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, harassment and hostile work environment (including claims based on race, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, mental and physical disability, age and religion), wage-and-hour violations,...

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Frank A. Magnanimo, a founding partner of Magnanimo & Dean, LLP, is an experienced attorney, who has successfully litigated numerous employment cases for both employers and employees, including cases involving retaliation, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, employment discrimination, harassment and hostile work environment (including claims based on race, gender, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, mental and physical disability, age and religion), wage-and-hour violations, whistleblowing, violation of the Family Medical Leave Act, California Family Rights Act and/or Pregnancy Disability Leave Act, defamation and fraud. Mr. Magnanimo’s proven successes include jury trials, arbitrations and mediations. In 2011, Mr. Magnanimo was recognized as a Southern California SuperLawyer in the Labor and Employment field.

Prior to forming Magnanimo & Dean, LLP, Mr. Magnanimo was a founding partner at Appleton, Magnanimo & Dean, LLP. Mr. Magnanimo has also worked at the law firms of Goldstein, Kennedy & Petito, Landegger & Baron and Bragg Serota & Kuluva, where his practice was devoted entirely to representing and advising employers. In 2003, Mr. Magnanimo was a founding partner of Appleton, Blady & Magnanimo, LLP, where he expanded his practice to include representation of employees in employment matters.

Mr. Magnanimo is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Associations Labor and Employment Law Section, and is an active member of the California Employment Lawyers’ Association, an organization dedicated to protecting the rights of employees in California. Mr. Magnanimo is a member of the California State Bar and is licensed to practice before the courts of California; the U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California; and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Judicial Circuit. Mr. Magnanimo served on the Editorial Advisory Board for Litigating Sexual Harassment and Sex Discrimination Cases: A Task Outline, Dolores Y. Leal (1996). Mr. Magnanimo also is a member of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California, and the Los Angeles County Bar Association. Mr. Magnanimo attended college at the University of Southern California, where he double majored and obtained degrees in Political Science and Classics. Mr. Magnanimo is a 1994 graduate of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, where he served as a Note and Comment Editor on the Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law.

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Current Employment Position(s)
Partner
Practice Areas
Employment and Labor 80%Class Action Wage and Hour 20%
Litigation
100%
Qualifications
Bar Admissions
California, 1994U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1995U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1995U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1995U.S. District Court Central District of California, 1995U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1994
Other Affiliations
Los Angeles County Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Section, 2009 - Present (Executive Committee) California Employment Lawyers’ Association, 2003 - Present (Member)
Honors
SuperLawyers, 2011 - Present
Pro Bono Activities
Goldstein, Kennedy & Petito, 1996 - 2008Landegger & Baron, 1998 - 2002Bragg Serota & Kuluva, 2002Appleton, Blady & Magnanimo, LLP, 2003 - 2008Appleton, Magnanimo & Dean, LLP, 2009 - 2011Magnanimo & Dean, LLP, 2011 - Present
Education
University of Arizona College of Law, Tucson, Arizona, 1994
J.D.
Law Journal: Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, Note and Comment Editor, 1993 - 1994
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, 1990
B.A.
Major: Political Science/Classics
Fees
Offers Free Initial ConsultationAccepts Credit Cards
Articles
Published Works
"Litigating Sexual Harassment and Sex Discrimination Cases: A Task Outline", Dolores Y. Leal Editorial Advisory Board, 1996
Office Information
Address
15260 Ventura Blvd., Suite 1550
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Phone
818-835-5793800-520-4149
Fax
818-305-3451
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