Jamie Gross is a zealous advocate and advisor for local, regional and national employers and companies in a broad range of employment related issues. Jamie is an experienced litigator and regularly handles multi-party complex and class actions litigation throughout California, while also counselling her clients towards risk mitigation and best practices to prevent litigation.
Jamie routinely defends employers in state and federal courts throughout California as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH). She regularly and zealously defends her clients in all types of wage-and-hour actions including claims for: unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, meal period and rest break violations, failure to reimburse business expenses, failure to pay minimum wages, regular rate of pay issues and wage statement violations whether on an individual basis or in class or PAGA representative matters.
In addition, Jamie maintains a practice defending her clients against claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment), retaliation and breach of contract.
In order to best counsel her clients, ensure compliance and mitigate risk, Jamie is a go-to resource for employers and advises her clients on its employee handbooks and related policies, and also provides counseling to employers on a variety of issues, including preventative advice regarding wage-and-hour compliance, investigations of alleged misconduct in the workplace, hiring, discipline and termination practices, leaves of absences, and the interactive process and reasonable accommodations.