Irvine, California 92612
Heather D. Hearne is an associate in Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher's Orange County office and is a member of the firm's Labor and Employment Practice Group. Ms. Hearne has significant experience preparing dispositive motions and handling complex discovery and motion practice in both California and federal courts. She has represented clients across the country in a wide range of matters, including defending multiple wage and hour class actions in federal and state court, as well as wrongful termination claims and responding to union organization efforts. Ms. Hearne regularly advises clients on employment matters, including reviewing and recommending changes to employee handbooks as well as conducting sexual harassment training for supervisors.
Ms. Hearne received her law degree in 2007 from the UCLA School of Law, where she was a Symposium Editor of the Law Review and a Program Director of the Women's Law Union. She was a President's Scholar and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts degree in History, with minors in Spanish and Journalism, from Southern Methodist University in 2001.
Ms. Hearne is admitted to practice in the State of California and before the U.S. District Courts for the Central, Southern and Northern Districts of California.
|Areas of Practice||1) Labor and Employment and 2) Class Actions|
|Law School||UCLA School of Law, J.D., 2007|
|Education||Southern Methodist University, B.A., 2001|
|Bar Member / Association||California State Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP|
Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.
Carol R. Freeman is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice. Ms. Freeman represents employers in employment law, labor relations, and related administrative claims and litigation.