San Francisco, California 94104
Catherine Nasser represents corporate clients in all aspects of labor and employment law. Her experience includes defending employers in state and federal courts and government agency proceedings in cases involving California wage and hour laws, the Fair Labor Standards Act, federal and state antidiscrimination laws, and a variety of state law wrongful discharge, statutory, contract, and tort claims. Catherine also represents clients in alternative dispute resolution proceedings such as mediations and arbitrations.
A significant portion of Catherine's practice includes counseling clients in litigation avoidance. She frequently assists companies in investigations, policy reviews, management training, and in the settlement and negotiation of employment-related claims.
In addition, Catherine represents management in disputes with organized labor, including handling labor arbitrations and unfair labor practice charges, and assisting management with collective bargaining negotiations.
Catherine has been named a Northern California "Rising Star" in the area of employment law, an honor reserved for the top 2.5 percent of up-and-coming lawyers under age 40 in California.
|Areas of Practice||1) Labor & Employment, 2) Single & Multiple Plaintiff Employment Litigation, 3) Class Action Employment Litigation and 4) Wage-Hour Litigation & Counseling|
|Law School||Northwestern University School of Law|
|Education||University of Michigan (B.A., 2000)|
|Bar Member / Association||California, Illinois, and U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts of California and the Northern District of Illinois|
|Most recent firm||Jones Day|
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