Chris Jevsevar is an associate in the San Diego office of Fisher Phillips, where he defends employers against wage and hour class actions, actions brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), as well as single plaintiff discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and wrongful termination claims. Chris has also represented employers in actions brought by and before the California Labor Commissioner’s Office, also known as the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).
While Chris zealously defends clients in litigation, he is also a strong advocate of proactive training and compliance. In this role, Chris counsels clients on best practices for hiring, discipline, employee separation, and leaves of absence issues. Likewise, Chris works with clients on wage and hour best practices, preventative policies, and drafting client-tailored employee handbooks.
Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Chris was an associate in the Labor & Employment Practice of a large national full-service firm in Los Angeles. In law school, Chris served as a Technical Editor for the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and as a Judicial Extern to the Honorable Larry A. Burns in the Southern District of California.
Obtained early dismissal of four defendants in a class action filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court.
Successfully represented client in Berman hearing before the California Labor Commissioner’s Office, also known as the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).
Honors & Leadership
- San Diego County Bar Association
- Loyola Law SchoolJ.D., 2016
- Pitzer CollegeB.A., 2012
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California