Jaimee K. Wellerstein

Partner

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Jaimee K. Wellerstein

Jaimee K. Wellerstein is a Partner and the firm’s Employment Team Head. Representing employers in all aspects of employment law, Ms. Wellerstein collaborates with her clients to develop proactive business and legal strategies to try to avoid workplace conflict and employment disputes. She provides legal advice and counsel to numerous businesses, including conducting individualized training programs for both management and employees. Ms. Wellerstein performs internal audits of her clients’ employment practices to ensure compliance with the rapidly-changing world of employment laws, and guides investigations of employee allegations regarding harassment, discrimination, and employee misconduct.

When litigation cannot be avoided, Jaimee K. Wellerstein aggressively defends her clients against employment law claims in the state and federal courts, as well as at administrative hearings, arbitrations, and mediations. Having defended numerous representative and individual lawsuits on behalf of her clients, Ms. Wellerstein is a skilled litigator and negotiator with a broad spectrum of experience upon which to draw.

A frequent speaker on numerous topics, including employment law and contract law, Ms. Wellerstein regularly conducts training seminars and programs for managers and employees in all areas of employment practices and policies.

Practice Areas

  • Employment Law – Employer
  • Class Actions
  • Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA)
  • Wage & Hour Matters
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation
  • Human Resources Advice & Counsel
  • Executive Compensation Models & Agreements
  • Internal Investigations & Audits
  • Employee Disciplinary Issues
  • Hiring and Termination
  • Health and Safety Issues
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Employee Handbooks & Personnel Policies
  • Training
  • Contracts
  • Private Security Company Defense
  • Negligent Security
  • General Civil Litigation
  • Personal Injury Defense

Professional and Community Affiliations (Past and Present)

  • California Association of Licensed Security Agencies, Guards & Associates (CALSAGA) – Legal Advisor
  • ASIS International
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • National Association of Professional Women

Speaking Engagements

  • Ms. Wellerstein has lectured throughout the nation to various business groups, civic organizations, security associations, and corporations on topics pertaining to employment law and contracts.
  • She has been a featured speaker at various annual and regional seminars for ASIS International and the California Association of Licensed Security Agencies, Guards & Associates (CALSAGA), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing standards and training in the security industry.

Awards/Honors

  • AV Preeminent™ Peer Rated by Martindale Hubbell

 Education

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, 2000
  • B.A. with distinction, San Diego State University, 1996

Bar Admission

  • State Bar of California

Courts

  • State of California, All Courts
  • United States District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California

Hobbies

When out of the office Ms. Wellerstein enjoys spending time with her family, including her two children, Jake and Baylee.