Returning to Work in a COVID-19 World


Guest Debbie Birndorf, Los Angeles based employment attorney, explains how employers can ready their workplaces for employees to return to work.  Employers have obligations to provide a safe and healthy workplace.

Debbie Birndorf has been practicing law for more than twenty-five years, including ten years at major law firms. She represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including defense of harassment and discrimination claims, wage claims, wage and hours class actions, disability claims, and misappropriation of trade secrets. She also provides counseling, drafts and reviews employment contracts, severance agreements, employee handbooks, and personnel policies.

Debbie earned her B.A. from UCLA, an M.B.A. from NYU, and her law degree from Washington University in St. Louis, where she graduated in the top of her class. In addition to her full-time practice, Debbie teaches Legal Aspects of Employee Relations at UCLA Extension as part of the HR Certificate program. Debbie has been named a 2020 Super Lawyer in Employment and Labor. She was previously awarded the Super Lawyer honor in 2013 and 2015- 2019.

She has also been named one of the Top Employment and Labor Attorneys in Los Angeles and one of the Top Women Attorneys by Los Angeles Magazine. Birndorf Law Offices was also recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as one of the Best Law Firms in Los Angeles.

Debbie serves on the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association Labor and Employment Section and Chairs the Saturday Seminar Program Committee. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high-degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multi-phased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Only five percent of the lawyers in California are named to Super Lawyers.   Contact Debbie and learn more through


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