Nicole Golob handles all aspects of employment defense litigation on behalf of employers and management. Nicole’s experience includes cases involving claims for wage and hour violations under state and federal law, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, breach of contract, defamation, fraud and unfair business practices. She also assists employers in defending against wage and hour class actions regarding alleged overtime violations, meal and break violations and minimum wage claims. Nicole has experience litigating before California’s trial and appellate courts at the state and federal level. She has also successfully argued several cases before the California Court of Appeal.
Nicole regularly provides advice and counsel to management on all employment issues and conducts seminars and training for in-house counsel, risk managers, human resources managers and other personnel administrators on a variety of employment related issues with an eye towards litigation prevention.
Nicole is admitted to practice in all California State courts and the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Southern Districts of California.
Nicole received her Juris Doctor in 1997 from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles where she was a top oralist finalist in the Scott Moot Court Competition and a member of the Jessup International Moot Court Team. During law school, Nicole completed an externship for the Honorable Justice Kitching of the California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District. Nicole received her Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology/law and society from the University of California, Riverside in 1994.