12800 Center Court Drive
Cerritos, CA 90703
Eric Riss represents public and private entities in a wide array of labor and employment matters. His areas of expertise include federal and state discrimination claims, PERB unfair practice charges, disciplinary arbitrations, and FLSA wage and hour actions. Mr. Riss also advises public sector employers in the area of compliance with the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act and the Public Records Act.
Mr. Riss received his bachelor’s degree in English and law and society, magna cum laude, from the University of California, Santa Barbara. As an undergraduate, he studied abroad in Paris and participated in the American Mock Trial Association.
Mr. Riss received his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law, with a concentration in civil litigation. While in law school, he received the Best Overall Appellate Brief and Oral Argument award, and reached the Octafinals in the Paul A. McLennon, Sr. Honors Moot Court Competition.
Publications and Speaking Engagements
Mr. Riss is an active contributor to the firm’s various publications. He has co-authored many firm Alerts, such as “MMBA Factfinding Provisions Apply to All Bargaining Disputes” and “DFEH Issues Guidance on Transgender Issues in the Workplace.” He is also the co-author of “Transgender Rights Developments to Know” (Daily Journal, Oct. 31, 2016) and “Transgender Restroom Case Could Affect Agency Deference” (Daily Journal, Nov. 17, 2016).
Mr. Riss is a Boy Scout of America, Eagle Scout.