Lizbeth “Beth” West Named as One of Sacramento Business Journal’s 2023 “Women Who Mean Business”
Published: April 20, 2023
Weintraub Tobin is pleased to announce that Lizbeth “Beth” West has been recognized as a 2023 Women Who Mean Business Awards honoree. The Sacramento Business Journal presents the Women Who Mean Business Awards annually to exceptional women in the Sacramento area who have made significant contributions in their respective industries.
“Beth is an outstanding attorney, leader, shareholder, and community supporter,” said Gary Bradus, Weintraub’s Managing Shareholder. “She exemplifies everything we value in our shareholders and provides both inspiration and guidance to younger attorneys in the Firm.”
Beth is Chair of Weintraub Tobin’s Labor and Employment Group, where she has been practicing for over 23 years. In her practice, she assists employers in all aspects of their employment relationship with their employees by providing trusted counsel and training on employment law compliance, as well as defending employers in employment disputes and government audits. Beth is a charter and sustaining member of the Association of Workplace Investigators and is often retained to conduct independent investigations for employers in both the public and private sectors. Based on her years of experience and certificate in employment meditation from Cornell University ILR School, Beth also provides trusted and effective mediation services in pre and post litigation disputes. Finally, Beth is a well-known trainer throughout the state on various employment law subjects and workplace best practices.
As Chair of the Labor and Employment Group, Beth guides a dozen attorneys and the staff that support them in the work they do. She trains and mentors young lawyers and ensures that attorneys and staff have the support and resources they need to do high-quality work for clients. The Weintraub L&E Group is one of the best known employment practices in the area and has a robust employment education component to its practice that includes regular seminars and webinars, the Labor and Employment Law Blog, and a video and podcast series California Employment News, all of which are aimed at keeping California employers informed on important legal developments.
A dedicated member of the community, Beth has served on the Board of Directors for Hope Cooperative since 2019 and is currently Board President. In this role, she leads a 15-member Board of a large multi-million-dollar non-profit organization whose mission is to transform the lives of those living with mental health challenges, substance use disorders and homelessness by supporting their independence, promoting their housing stability, and empowering them to make positive changes in their lives. Beth has also been active with Habitat for Humanity Global Village and has participated in three builds worldwide over the past decade.
Read more in the Sacramento Business Journal‘s article (subscription may be required): Women Who Mean Business honoree: Lizbeth (Beth) West, Weintraub Tobin