Louise Ann Fernandez Named to Daily Journal’s Top 50 California Labor & Employment Lawyer List
Louise Ann Fernandez, Chairperson for JMBM’s Labor & Employment Department, was recognized this month as one of California’s Top 50 Labor and Employment Lawyers by the Daily Journal, the state’s largest legal newspaper.
Based in Los Angeles, Louise Ann has more than 25 years of experience in labor law defense, specializing in labor relations, employment counseling and litigation, wrongful termination, wage and hour and other class actions, and unfair competition laws for companies and their owners. She is also a member of the Firm’s Global Hospitality Group® and the Family Office Group.
Her recent victories include defending a software company against claims that former employees were forced to study Scientology, which won summary judgment of punitive damages claims; favorably settling a wage and hour class action lawsuit filed against a major cosmetics company, and, as a trustee for the estate of late author Michael Crichton, assisting in the sale of some of his contemporary art collection.
Currently, Louise Ann is defending a large company against an age-discrimination suit and another against disability discrimination claims.
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JMBM’s Labor & Employment Department provides general advice and counseling in all labor and employment areas, working with clients to avoid workplace problems and handling hundreds of jury trials, administrative trials and appeals before courts and administrative agencies nationwide. For more information, visit www.jmbm.com.