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Natalie B. Fujikawa

Associate, Sacramento
Sacramento
t: 916.210.0372
f: 916.210.0401

Overview

Natalie Fujikawa is an attorney in the Fisher Phillips Sacramento office. She specializes in employment litigation and counseling for employers across a variety of industries, with extensive experience handling all aspects of employment litigation in state and federal courts.

Natalie also represents employers before state and federal administrative agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and Employment Development Department.

In California’s constantly changing legal climate, Natalie regularly delivers presentations regarding new employment law developments and provides employers with proactive tools to comply with California’s myriad employment requirements, including management training, policies and procedures, and best practices to avoid employment-related lawsuits.

Honors & Leadership

Professional Activities

  • Sacramento Magazine Top Lawyers List (2018)
  • Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Stars List (2016-2018)
  • SacLEGAL, Sacramento’s LGBT Bar Association; former Co-Chair
  • Sacramento Labor and Employment Law Section; former Executive Committee Chair
  • Board Member, Sacramento Employer Advisory Council
  • El Dorado County Superior Court Dispute Resolution Panel
  • Board Member, Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Women Lawyers of Sacramento
  • California Bar Labor and Employment Law Section

Community Activities

  • Sacramento LGBT Community Center, Vice President
  • 100+ Women Who Care Sacramento Valley, Founding Member

Insights

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)

Articles

  • Politics in the Workplace: A Refresher for the Watercooler
    Sacramento Area Human Resources Association (2018)
  • Bills Address #MeToo Concerns: Several Bills Winding Their Way through the California Legislature Aim to Ramp Up Sexual Harassment Training in California Workplaces
    Daily Journal (2018)
  • The Brinker Decision, a Victory for Employers
    ADC Defense Comment (2012)

Education

Bar Admissions

Court Admissions

Languages

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