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Ronda D. Jamgotchian

Partner
Century City
T: 310.228.3716
F: 310.228.3978

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Hastings, 1998, Senior Notes Editor, The Hastings Law Journal, President of the Hastings Christian Legal Society, Order of the Coif, Thurston Society, magna cum laude
  • B.A., California State University Fullerton, 1994, with high honors
  • Law clerk to Chief Judge Alan C. Kay, U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California
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Ronda D. Jamgotchian is a partner in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Century City office.

Areas of Practice

Ronda D. Jamgotchian is a Partner with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in the firm’s Century City office. Ms. Jamgotchian is an experienced litigator who handles all facets of labor and employment law. She has significant experience defending employers in wage and hour class action lawsuits involving claims for overtime pay, misclassification, meal and rest period violations, unpaid business expenses, and other related claims. She also has extensive experience defending single plaintiff lawsuits involving allegations of harassment, retaliation, and discrimination based on age, race, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, and other protected classifications, as well as claims for breach of contract, defamation, wrongful termination, and various others.

Ms. Jamgotchian has appeared in both state and federal court, and before administrative agencies including the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. Ms. Jamgotchian is also experienced in alternative dispute resolution, having assisted clients in obtaining favorable resolutions to disputes through mediation and direct negotiation. Ms. Jamgotchian regularly counsels employers on a wide range of labor and employment law issues, including leaves of absence, personnel policies and procedures, disability accommodations, reductions in force, employee discipline, and wage and hour matters.

In addition to handling litigation and advice matters, Ms. Jamgotchian is a highly-skilled lecturer and trainer, having conducted hundreds of programs and seminars for employers both nationally and internationally. Among other things, Ms. Jamgotchian regularly conducts workplace harassment trainings for both management and non-management employees, as well as customized training programs for employers on a variety of other topics, including hiring and firing, exempt classifications, performance evaluations, and many others.

Ms. Jamgotchian received her J.D. from the University of California Hastings College of the Law. During law school, Ms. Jamgotchian served as Senior Notes Editor of The Hastings Law Journal and earned Order of the Coif and Thurston Society recognition upon graduation.

  • Southern California Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2015-2016

Articles

Speaking Engagements

  • Numerous sexual harassment and management training seminars for clients in a wide range of industries
  • Castle Publications Lecture Series (2007-2016)
  • 2016 Employment Discrimination and Personnel Relations Laws Series - Orange County and Pasadena
  • 2016 Breakfast With Your Labor Lawyer - Los Angeles
  • 2015 Labor Update and Happy Hour - Los Angeles
  • 2015 Employment Discrimination and Personnel Relations Laws Series - Orange County and Pasadena
  • 2015 Breakfast With Your Labor Lawyer - Los Angeles
  • 2014 Labor Update and Happy Hour - Los Angeles
  • 2014 Employment Discrimination And Personnel Relations Laws Series - Orange County and Pasadena
  • 2014 Breakfast With Your Labor Lawyer - Los Angeles
  • 2013 National Retail Federation Loss Prevention Conference, "Who Wants To Be a Litigant?"
  • 2013 Labor & Employment Law Update & Happy Hour - Los Angeles
  • 2013 Employment Discrimination And Personnel Relations Laws Series - Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Pasadena
  • 2012 Labor & Employment Law Update & Happy Hour - Los Angeles
  • 2012 Employment Discrimination And Personnel Relations Laws Series - Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Pasadena
  • 2011 Labor & Employment Law Update & Happy Hour - Los Angeles
  • 2011 Employment Discrimination And Personnel Relations Laws Series - Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Pasadena
  • 2010 Labor & Employment Law Update & Happy Hour - Century City
  • 2010 Labor & Employment Law Update & Happy Hour - Los Angeles
  • 2010 Employment Discrimination and Personnel Relations Laws Series - Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Pasadena
  • 2010 California's Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training Webinar
  • 2009 Labor & Employment Law Breakfast with Your Labor Lawyer - Century City
  • 2009 Employment Discrimination and Personnel Relations Laws Series - Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Pasadena
  • 2008 Employment Discrimination and Personnel Relations Laws Series - Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Pasadena
  • 2007 Employment Discrimination and Personnel Relations Laws Series - Los Angeles, Orange County, San Francisco and Pasadena

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