Los Angeles, California 90071
Barbara A. Fitzgerald is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Fitzgerald focuses her practice on representing employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation, including wrongful termination, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, employment torts, individual and class wage and hour claims, unfair competition, grievance, and arbitration. Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.
Ms. Fitzgerald also counsels clients on matters such as employment terminations; employment contracts and noncompetition agreements; development of employee manuals, policies, and procedures; wage hour compliance; and general employee relations matters.
Prior to joining Morgan Lewis, Ms. Fitzgerald was a labor and employment partner at an international law firm in Los Angeles.
She earned her J.D. from the University of Southern California, Gould School of Law in 1990 and completed graduate studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health in 1987. She earned her B.S. in biological sciences, with a minor in political science, from the University of California, Davis in 1983. Ms. Fitzgerald earned a certificate, with honors, in business and management of entertainment from the University of California, Los Angeles, Extension in 2012.
Ms. Fitzgerald is admitted to practice in California and before the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit; and the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California.
|Areas of Practice||1) Labor & Employment, 2) Systemic Employment Litigation, 3) Employment Counseling & Litigation, 4) Media & Information, 5) California Wage & Hour, 6) FLSA/Wage & Hour , 7) Life Sciences, 8) Individual Employee Litigation and Arbitration, 9) Healthcare and 10) Life Sciences and Healthcare|
|Law School||University of Southern California Law School, 1990, J.D.|
|Education||University of California, Davis, 1983, B.S.|
|Bar Member / Association||District of Columbia|
|Most recent firm||Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP|