Firm News

  • Rudy Exelrod Zieff & Lowe LLP Announce New Partners
    The firm is delighted to announce that Erin M. Pulaski and Michelle G. Lee have been promoted to partnership. The full announcement can be found here.

  • John Mullan Interviewed About Equal Pay Class Actions by Super Lawyers and USA Today
    November 2017
    John Mullan commented on the changing climate for equal pay class actions and gender discrimination lawsuits, including a class action Mullan and others brought against Oracle on behalf of three female employees: Rong Jewett, Sophy Wang and Xian Murray. Read the articles at: and

  • Good Morning America Interviews David Lowe About Accusations of Sexual Harassment Against Harvey Weinstein
    October 2017
    David Lowe appeared on Good Morning America to comment on non-disclosure agreements in the Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly sexual-harassment cases:

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  • REZL Once Again Ranked Among California's Top Law Firms By U.S. News & World Report
    January 2017
    REZL is pleased to announce that the firm has been named to the 2017 "Best Law Firms" list published by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers. The firm earned Tier 1 marks in Employment Law - Individual, Labor & Employment Litigation, and Mediation. Firms included in the 2017 "Best Law Firms" list are recognized for professional excellence with consistently impressive ratings from clients and peers. Corporate Counsel magazine has called Best Lawyers "the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice."

  • Chaya Mandelbaum and John Mullan Co-Author The Recorder's "California Business Litigation 2017" (Employment Law Chapter)
    January 2017
    Adding to a long list of publications by REZL attorneys, Chaya Mandelbaum and John Mullan were selected to co-author the Employment Law chapter of The Recorder's "California Business Litigation 2017" book. The Recorder is one of the leading legal news and analysis outlets for tech-focused legal professionals in Silicon Valley and the San Francisco Bay Area.

  • Michelle Lee Publishes Article on California's Private Attorneys General Act in ABA's Flash Journal.
    December 2016
    Michelle Lee authored "New Developments in PAGA Enforcement and Settlements," published in the American Bar Association's Flash Journal. The article is available here:

  • Alan Exelrod, Steve Zieff, David Lowe and John Mullan Named as 2016 Northern California "Super Lawyers"
    July 2016
    In recognition of the firm's outstanding work, four of its attorneys — Alan Exelrod, Steve Zieff, David Lowe and John Mullan — have been named as 2016 Northern California "Super Lawyers" for Employment Law. This honor is reserved for the top five percent of attorneys in a given practice area. Super Lawyers is a nationally recognized rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

  • David Lowe Named One of the "Top 100 Attorneys in Northern California" by Super Lawyers and A "Leading Labor & Employment Attorney in California" by the Daily Journal
    July 2016
    For the second consecutive year, David Lowe was recognized as among the Top 100 Attorneys in Northern California by Super Lawyers. Mr. Lowe was also honored by the Daily Journal as one of the "Leading Labor & Employment Attorneys in California." Mr. Lowe has been included in this prestigious Daily Journal list each year since 2011.

  • Erin Pulaski Named a Top Women Attorney and Super Lawyers "Rising Star"
    July 2016
    For the second consecutive year, Erin Pulaski was named one of the Top Women Attorneys in Northern California by San Francisco Magazine and was recognized as a Super Lawyers "Rising Star" (a distinction given to no more than 2.5 percent of lawyers in the state).

  • Chaya Mandelbaum Interviewed by CNBC Regarding Age Discrimination in Silicon Valley
    July 2016
    REZL's attorneys are routinely sought out to comment in the media regarding issues impacting California employees. On July 8, 2016, Chaya Mandelbaum appeared on CNBC Live to discuss age discrimination in tech:

  • Chaya Mandelbaum Joins KALW 91.7 FM's "Your Legal Rights" Radio Program To Discuss Paid Sick Leave
    September 2015
    On September 16, 2015, Chaya Mandelbaum appeared on KALW's "Your Legal Rights" program to discuss California's new paid sick leave laws. Listen to the broadcast here:

To learn more about our law firm, contact Rudy, Exelrod, Zieff & Lowe, LLP, by calling 415-906-2647.

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