In practice since 1996, attorney and firm co-founder Eric B. Kingsley has litigated countless complex cases and authored numerous appellate briefs in both state and federal court on behalf of the California law firm of Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers, including over 150 class actions. He was also selected for the "Best In Law" Award.
Mr. Kingsley concentrates his practice on wage and hour litigation and is currently handling several employment class actions regarding the failure to pay wages, including overtime and the denial of break or meal periods. In addition, to wage and hour litigation, Eric handles the claims of individuals who have been wrongfully terminated or sexually harassed in the work place.
Mr. Kingsley is an AV peer rated attorney and a prolific speaker at various seminars on employment law. He is also a contributor to the Daily Journal on issues affecting the California legal community.
AV Preeminent Peer Rated Attorneys are an elite group of attorneys who have been rated highly by their peers as having Very High Ethical Standards and an A grade (4.5 or higher).
In addition to his work with the firm, Eric dedicates his time to several non-profit organizations, advising them on legal and practical issues.
As part of the class action procedure, the firm has had the opportunity to direct residues in class action settlements. The firm has directed over one million dollars to various worthy causes, including Bet Tzedek Legal Services and California Rural Legal Assistance, both of whom provide free legal services to the poor.
- California State Courts
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
- B.A. University of California, Santa Barbara
- J.D. Loyola Law School
California Bar Association
Consumer Attorneys of California
Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles
California Employment Lawyers Association