Harrison Thorne is an associate in the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.
Areas of Practice
Harrison defends employers in single-plaintiff, representative, class, and collective actions in state and federal courts and in arbitration. He regularly litigates claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage-and-hour violations, and ADA website accessibility violations. He has successfully resolved cases at the pleadings stage on summary judgment, defeated class certification, and defended against PAGA claims.
Harrison's practice also focuses on complex commercial litigation. He represents corporate clients in contract disputes, securities litigation, and trade secret matters.
- Law360, 09.22.2021
- Daily Journal, 02.21.2020
- "The (New) ABCs of Classifying Employees and Independent Contractors," Employee Benefit News, September 13, 2019
Labor and Employment Law Blog Posts
- "California Reinstates COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave," February 11, 2022
- "California Likely to Soon Implement COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave, Retroactive to January 1, 2022," January 31, 2022
- "Manageability – a New Weapon to Stave Off Unmanageable PAGA Claims," September 14, 2021
- "Employee Separation Agreements Likely to Face Increased EEOC Scrutiny," February 4, 2021
- "Whistleblower Retaliation Lawsuits Are About to Become More Expensive in California," October 26, 2020
J.D., University of California Los Angeles School of Law, 2016; Editor-in-Chief, UCLA Entertainment Law Review
B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2013
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California