LaLonnie Gray represents clients, ranging from small businesses to national companies, in all areas of labor and employment law. She focuses her practice primarily on defending employment related claims in both state and federal courts in California and Colorado and counseling employers on preventative measures to avert litigation.
LaLonnie regularly defends clients against nationwide class and collective actions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and related state wage-and-hour laws and representative actions brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). Additionally, she has extensive experience defending equal pay litigation and agency investigations in response to state and federal Commissioner’s Charges.
LaLonnie has written and lectured extensively on numerous employment-related topics such as workplace harassment and discrimination, state and federal wage-and-hour laws, gender discrimination and sexual harassment, state and federal pay-equity laws, workplace health and safety measures related to COVID-19, and religious accommodation. She has been quoted in the Denver Business Journal and Law Week Colorado and is a regular contributor to the ACC Docket.
Prior to joining private practice, LaLonnie served as the judicial law clerk to the Honorable Christine M. Arguello of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado. During law school, LaLonnie served on the executive board of the Denver University Law Review and interned with Colorado Supreme Court Justice Monica M. Márquez.