Jessica Linehan

Ms. Linehan is a Partner in the Labor and Employment group. Her practice focuses on employment litigation, including the defense of both individual and class action wage and hour claims, discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination actions. She advises clients on a wide variety of matters including employment agreements, non-competition issues, wage and hour compliance, reasonable accommodation under state law and the ADA, and employee discipline and termination.

In addition, Ms. Linehan represents employers in a wide range of administrative enforcement actions. She has defended employers in OFCCP, EDD and I-9 audits and enforcement proceedings, Cal-OSHA enforcement actions, workers’ compensation trials, charges before the EEOC, DFEH and NLRB, and wage claims before the California Labor Commissioner.

Ms. Linehan’s language skills allow her to conduct workplace investigations, interviews and trainings in both Spanish and English. Ms. Linehan is actively involved in Dorsey's pro bono efforts and is a recipient of the 2007 and 2010 Scales of Justice Awards.

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Areas of Practice 1) Labor & Employment
Law School University of Southern California, Gould School of Law (J.D., 2002)
Admitted Year 1998
Education University of Southern California (B.A., 1999)
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Barbara A. Fitzgerald
Barbara A. Fitzgerald

Ms. Fitzgerald represents employers in a wide range of industries, including the entertainment, financial services, hospitality, manufacturing, retail, and transportation industries.

Carol R. Freeman
Carol R. Freeman

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.

Dennis J. Morikawa
Dennis J. Morikawa

Dennis J. Morikawa is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Labor and Employment Practice, where he heads the Occupational Safety and Health Law Practice.