RISK MANAGEMENT CONSULTING

IS BACKED BY EXPERIENCE

This system behind Legal360 Risk ManagementTM was developed and implemented by the founder of Think Legal360TM at the Los Angeles Police Department; an organization with 13,000 employees and a $1.4 Billion annual operating budget.  Within one year, the Los Angeles Police Department experienced the following reductions:
  • Employment Lawsuits:  Comparing 2012 and 2013, the number of lawsuits filed decreased from 26 to 12, representing a 54% reduction.
  • Preventable Traffic Collisions:  Comparing 2012 and 2013, the number of preventable traffic collisions decreased from 526 to 409, representing a 22% reduction.
  • Use-of-Force Lawsuits:  Comparing 2012 and 2013, the number of lawsuits filed decreased from 50 to 39, representing a 22% reduction.
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims:  Comparing 2012 and 2013, the number of new claims decreased from 3,680 to 3,590, representing a 2% reduction.
  • Fair Labor Standards Act Lawsuits:  Zero lawsuits were filed in 2013.
 
The experience backing Legal360 Risk ManagementTM comes from:
  • Thirteen years of experience in analyzing, assessing, litigating and providing advice on major civil liability issues for the Los Angeles Police Department and City of Los Angeles, including: consent decree-related litigation; employment litigation, (discrimination, harassment, retaliation, employee discipline); civil rights violations (free speech, search and seizure, equal protection, due process), disability and workers’ compensation issues; traffic collisions; Fair Labor Standards Act violations; and advice in taking proactive measures to avoid and/or minimize civil liability.
  • Numerous civil jury trials and civil appellate experience in state and federal courts, including the California Supreme Court, which has developed insight into the thought process of judges and juries on issues of civil liability and public perception of litigants.
  • Experience as the primary representative in interacting with government commissions, committees, councils and offices.
  • Thirteen years of personal relationships and interactions with federal and states judges, attorneys, government representatives, commissions, committees, councils and offices.
  • Thirteen years of experience in providing training and advice in the development of policies and procedures of public and private employers in the area of human relations and organizational management.