Ben Carney is an associate in the San Diego office. He defends employers in all aspects of employment litigation, including against claims for wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, wage and hour violations, PAGA penalties, and other employment-related matters both in civil court and California’s administrative enforcement agencies. Ben frequently advises clients on day-to-day workplace issues such as employment handbooks, personnel policies, and best practices. Ben also has traditional labor experience representing management in collective bargaining, unfair labor practices, union certification/decertification and grievance resolution.
Prior to joining Fisher Phillips, Ben was an associate in the Labor & Employment Practice of a regional full-service firm where he represented both public and private employers in a broad variety of labor and employment contexts. While attending the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, Ben held leadership positions in the Journal of Law and Technology and Mock Trial program.