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Natalie B. Fujikawa

Associate, Sacramento
t: 916.210.0372
f: 916.210.0401


Natalie is an associate specializing in employment litigation and counseling for employers. She has experience handling all aspects of litigation in state and federal courts, including factual investigation, discovery, interlocutory motions, settlement negotiations, mediations, and trial.  

Additionally, Natalie provides general advice to employers regarding California wage and hour requirements, best practices for new-hire policies and termination procedures, and preventative strategies to avoid employment-related lawsuits.

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

  • Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List (2016-2017)
  • Sacramento County Bar Association (2010-present)
    - SacLEGAL Affiliate Representative (2015-2016)
    - Member-at-Large (2017-present)
  • SacLEGAL, an SCBA affiliate (2012-present)
    - Co-Chair (2014)
  • SCBA Labor and Employment Law Section Executive Committee (2015-present)
    - Vice Chair (2016-2017)
    - Chair (2017-present)
  • Sacramento Employer Advisory Council, Board Member (2017-present)
  • El Dorado County Superior Court Dispute Resolution Panel (2013-2015)
  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada (2012-2015)
  • Women Lawyers of Sacramento (2010-present)
  • California Bar Labor and Employment Law Section (2008-present)

Community Activities

  • Sacramento LGBT Community Center, Vice President (2017-present)
  • 100+ Women Who Care Sacramento Valley, Founding Member (2015-present)


Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • Conducting Workplace Investigations: What to Do When Employees Don’t Play Nice in the Sandbox
    Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Northern California (2018)

  • Transgender Identity & Expression in the Workplace
    Ulrich Nash & Gump (2017)
  • Ask The Lawyers: What's Next In Cannabis Law? Local Licensing, Compliance, Taxes & Employment
    California Cannabis Courier Association (2017)
  • Recent Developments in Litigating PAGA Claims
    Sacramento County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section (2017)
  • What’s on the Governor’s Desk? The New Laws that Have Been Signed and Those Waiting for Approval
    Sacramento Employer Advisory Council (2016)
  • Understanding the Interactive Process and the ADA/FEHA
    University of California, Davis Medical Center (2016)
  • Preparing for the Employment Trial
    Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, et al., LLP (2009)
  • Anti-SLAPP Motion and Procedure
    Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, et al., LLP (2009)


Bar Admissions

Court Admissions


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