Darcey Groden counsels and defends employers of all sizes in a variety of employment matters, including discrimination, retaliation, harassment, disability accommodation, civil rights, wrongful termination, wage and hour, worker misclassification, and breach of contract.
Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Darcey was an associate at a large general practice law firm in its Labor & Employment Department. During that time, Darcey gained significant experience in litigating employment cases strategically and aggressively. Among her accomplishments, Darcey obtained summary judgment on all 16 causes of action in a wrongful termination case and obtained dismissal of a complaint for various federal civil rights violations.
After graduating from Harvard Law School, Darcey clerked for the Honorable William M. Jackson in the District of Columbia Superior Court.
Honors & Leadership
- Member, San Diego Society of Human Resource Management
- Member, San Diego County Bar Association
Seminars & Speaking Engagements
- What (Not) to Wear: Dress Code, Grooming & Appearance Policies – BLR Webinar
- FMLA/CFRA Master Class – Managing Serious Health Conditions and Medical Certifications; Mastering Tough FMLA/CFRA Issues – BLR, San Diego
- FMLA/CFRA Master Class – FMLA/CFRA Eligibility; Managing Serious Health Conditions and Medical Certifications – BLR, Pasadena
- Workplace Retaliation: How to Avoid the No. 1 Charge Filed with the EEOC and How to Craft Position Statements that Will Withstand EEOC Scrutiny – BLR Webinar
- FMLA/CFRA Master Class – Managing Serious Health Conditions and Medical Certifications – BLR, Irvine
- Harvard Law SchoolJ.D. 2013
- Stanford UniversityB.A. 2008 (with Honors for Sociology Thesis)
- U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California