Our Team

Michael A. Gould

Michael A. Gould

With over 27 years of experience, Mr. Gould’s legal practice focuses entirely on representing employees. He handles cases that span all areas of employment and labor law including, but not limited to, wrongful termination, wages, overtime, meal and rest periods, Title VII discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination, harassment, and breach of contract. Mr. Gould also takes on class action lawsuits for wage and hour law violations and has tried more than 30 cases.

A 1986 graduate of the University of Manitoba, Mr. Gould obtained his J.D. from Western State University College of Law in 1990. He then passed the State Bar and obtained his license to practice law. He is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), and the State Bar of California. Mr. Gould has been admitted in the Central, Northern, Eastern, and Southern Districts of California Federal Court.

If you have an employment or labor-related issue in Southern California, Mr. Gould is the first lawyer you should call.

Aarin Zeif

Aarin Zeif

Adept at handling a variety of employment-related matters, Ms. Zeif’s experience includes, but is not limited to, wrongful termination, wages, overtime, meal and rest periods, Title VII discrimination, pregnancy discrimination, disability discrimination, harassment, and breach of contract. Her experience includes preparation of numerous briefs and motions, propounding and responding to discovery requests, attending and conducting depositions, preparing for and attending mediations, preparing for and attending arbitrations, as well as trial preparation. Ms. Zeif is very experienced at both the pre-litigation and litigation stages.

Ms. Zeif is a 2002 graduate of Purdue University and obtained her J.D. from Western State University College of Law in 2006. She passed the State Bar and obtained her license to practice law in 2006.

She is a member of the Orange County and Los Angeles Bar Associations, California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), and the State Bar of California. Ms. Zeif has been admitted in the Southern District of California Federal Court.

Ms. Zeif is committed to providing her clients with superior legal representation in the most cost-effective manner.

Awards & Affiliations

Awards & Affiliations

    • Gould & Associates is admitted to Federal District Court in the Eastern, Central, Southern, and Northern Districts of California.

 

    • Member of California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA.org), dedicated to helping employees.

 

    • Gould & Associates performs Civil Rights work under the Fair Employment Housing Act.