Lauren Roseman (fka Lauren Stockunas) is an associate in Fisher Phillips’ Irvine office committed to providing employers of all sizes and types including PEOs, fast, innovative, and practical employment law advice. She defends employers in employment litigation including wage and hour class and PAGA actions, claims pursuant to the Federal/Cal-WARN Acts, and discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims. She works closely with her clients to implement handbook policies and employment practices that help prevent costly litigation at the outset; specifically, much of her practice focuses on walking clients through best practices for managing leaves of absences (FMLA, CFRA, PDL, FEHA reasonable accommodation LOAs) and complicated termination decisions. Lauren also routinely assists clients in drafting complex vacation, unlimited vacation, PTO/DTO, and paid sick leave policies.
Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Lauren interned with a boutique employment law firm focused on serving hotels and restaurants in the hospitality industry. She also externed for the Honorable Karen S. Crawford and the Honorable Cynthia A. Bashant at the United States District Court for the Southern District of California.
Lauren was President of the Student Bar Association at the University of San Diego School of Law, where she also served on the San Diego Law Review and the Executive Moot Court Board. As a moot court competitor, Lauren won First Place Best Oralist at Emory University’s Civil Rights and Liberties National Moot Court Competition and Third Place Best Oralist at USD Law’s Paul A. McLennon, Sr. Honors Moot Court Competition.
Lauren continues to serve her alma mater as the Recent Alumni Chair on the University of San Diego School of Law’s Orange County Alumni Chapter Board. And as an undergrad, Lauren double majored in finance and philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. She also competed for the Fighting Irish figure skating team. Go Irish!