Pro Bono Labor Counsel to the Sacramento
Philharmonic Orchestra,
Stanford Home for
Children and the
Sacramento Capitol Club

Instructor on Labor
and Employment Law for McGeorge School of Law, Lincoln Law School and UC Davis Extension

Floyd J. Palmer (1948-2002)

Mr. Palmer was a co-founder in 2000 of Palmer Kazanjian, which is now Palmer Kazanjian Wohl Hodson LLP. He had a long and distinguished career representing employers in labor relations and employment law matters. The firm lost a good friend with his passing in January 2002.

Mr. Palmer began his labor and employment law career as an associate with Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker in Los Angeles, California. Thereafter, and for the following 21 years, he was a labor and employment law attorney with Littler Mendelson in San Francisco and Sacramento, California from 1984 to 2000.

Mr. Palmer represented, among others, the following industries in collective bargaining negotiations, arbitration and unfair labor practice proceedings: Television and Radio (IBEW, IATSE, AFTRA); construction (Teamsters, Laborers and Operating Engineers); Heavy Equipment and Automobile Dealerships (IAM, Operating Engineers); Hospitals and Blood Banks (CNA, SEIU, Teamsters, Engineers and Scientists); Janitorial (SEIU); Wholesale Food Service (Teamsters); Paper Distribution (Teamsters); Office Product Sales and Service (Teamsters); Lumber (Lumber and Production Workers Union); Concrete (Teamsters); Waste Management (Teamsters); Symphonic (Musicians Union); Universities (Police Offices Associations and Unions); Trucking (Teamsters); Hotel and Retail Food Service (HERE); Grocery (UFCAW) and Telecommunications (CWA, Teamsters and SEIU).

The attorneys and staff of the firm carry on the traditions of outstanding client service and high-quality legal representation that Mr. Palmer made famous, as well as his commitment to the betterment of the Greater Sacramento community.