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Lizbeth Ochoa

Partner, Irvine
t: 949.851.2424
f: 949.851.0152


Liz Ochoa is a partner in the firm's Irvine office. She represents and counsels employers on various employment-related matters, including discrimination, unlawful harassment, wrongful termination, unfair business practices and wage and hour issues.

Liz has experience litigating employment matters in state and federal courts as well as in state and federal administrative agencies such as the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and others. She also has assisted employers in Labor Code section 132a claims.

Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Liz gained invaluable experience working in a smaller firm where she represented employees and employers in various employment litigation matters. This experience has enabled Liz to have great success in defending employers because of her unique insight into employee claims.

In 2010, 2013 and 2014, Liz was selected for inclusion in Southern California Super Lawyers – Rising Stars. Liz is fluent in Spanish.

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Awards

  • Southern California Super Lawyers – Rising Stars (2010, 2013 & 2014)

Professional Activities

  • Member, National Association of Women Lawyers (NAWL)
  • Member, Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Member, Orange County Bar Association
  • Member, Orange County Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member, Women's Business Development Initiative


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Industry Business Council Human Resources Luncheon
    City of Industry, California
  • Industry Manufacturers Council: New California and Federal Employment Laws 2018
    City of Industry, California
  • “Do the Math, Non-Productive Time in the Agricultural Sector” Webinar - AgSafe 
  • “Wage and Hour Issues for the Agricultural Sector”
    “Legal Liabilities of Supervisors”
    “New Law Alert: Paid Sick Leave”
    AgSafe Annual Conference, Monterey, California
  • “Preventing Harassment, Creating a Respectful Workplace”
    Wine & Vine Management Conference - Rohnert Park, California 
  • "Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act Farm Labor Contractor Requirements"
    AgSafe Agricultural Laws and Regulations for Growers and Farm Labor Contractors/Safety Summit
  • “HR Audits”
    The Annual AgSafe Conference

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