Cozen O’Connor: Langhammer, Jr., C. Edward

C. Edward Langhammer, Jr.

Member

Santa Monica

(310) 943-4818

(310) 394-4700

Recent Publication:

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds Franchisor Not Liable as a Joint Employer of its Franchisee's Employees [Alert]

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided by majority opinion by Circuit Judge Susan Graber, with a partial dissent filed by Chief Circuit Judge Sidney Thomas, Salazar v. McDonald's Corp. No. 17- 15673 (9th Cir. 2019), holding franchisor McDonald’s was not a joint employer with its franchisee, because McDonald’s did not retain control of day-to-day aspects of work at the franchisee’s restaurants.

Ed has over 35 years of experience helping his clients resolve their employment disputes. He advises his clients on a wide range of employment law matters, including wage and hour class actions and PAGA claims, and suits involving discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

Ed earned his bachelor’s degree from University of Southern California and his law degree from University of Southern California, Gould School of Law.

 

News

West Coast Expansion Continues with the Addition of 13 Labor & Employment Lawyers from Miller Law Group in California

August 01, 2019

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce 13 attorneys from California’s Miller Law Group — one of the largest woman-owned employment law firms in the country — have joined its San Francisco and Los Angeles offices.

Publications

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Holds Franchisor Not Liable as a Joint Employer of its Franchisee's Employees [Alert]

October 22, 2019

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decided by majority opinion by Circuit Judge Susan Graber, with a partial dissent filed by Chief Circuit Judge Sidney Thomas, Salazar v. McDonald's Corp. No. 17- 15673 (9th Cir. 2019), holding franchisor McDonald’s was not a joint employer with its franchisee, because McDonald’s did not retain control of day-to-day aspects of work at the franchisee’s restaurants.

Practice Areas

Education

  • University of Southern California Law School, J.D., 1981
  • University of Southern California, B.A., 1977
  • California

Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Director, Community Outreach, Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA)