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Atty. Yitz Erik Weiss, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA


Yitz Weiss is an employment and civil rights attorney with over a decade of experience in litigating a variety of employment law cases, including unpaid wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, FEHA, Unequal Pay Act, wrongful termination, and sexual assault cases. Yitz counsels clients on pre-litigation employment disputes and represents them from the inception of a lawsuit all the way through trial and even on appeal. Yitz routinely serves as counsel in mediations, binding arbitrations and in major trials.Upon graduating with a Bachelors degree in Economics from Yeshiva University and obtaining a Degree of Rabbinic Ordination, Yitz Weiss then entered Southwestern University School of Law. There he was Associate Editor of the Southwestern Law Review. Yitz graduated cum laude with a Juris Doctorate from Southwestern in 2006, an honor reserved for the top 10% of students.After receiving his Juris Doctorate and being admitted to the California State Bar in 2006, Yitz began his legal career with Kaplan Lee LLP. Based on his all-around excellent work for his clients and the firm, Yitz became a partner in the firm, and it was later renamed to Kaplan Weiss LLP.In recognition of his excellent legal work, Yitz has was named a Rising Star by ?Super Lawyers? in 2015 and 2016. He also received the Clients? Choice Award by ?Avvo? and in 2018 was named a Client Champion by Martindale-Hubbell. Yitz is a regular speaker on a variety of legal subjects, including the interplay between civil and religious law in areas of business and the Constitution. He teaches classes in law, ethics, and religion. View More ?

Practice Areas

Products Liability

Motor Vehicle Defects


  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
  • Education

    Southwestern University School of Law
    J.D. (2006)
    Honors: cum laude, Dean's List
    Activities: Law Review
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    Yeshiva University
    Bachelors degree | Economics
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    14 years of experience


    Los Angeles Office
    355 S. Grand Ave.
    Suite 2450
    Los Angeles, CA 90071
    Telephone: (213) 553-4550
    Fax: (213) 553-4590
    Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
    Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
    Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
    Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
    Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed (Today)