Overview

Leora is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's Los Angeles office.

Areas of Practice

Leora represents employers in U.S. state and federal court against a wide range of employment claims, including single-plaintiff wrongful termination and discrimination claims, breach of contract and misrepresentation claims, and wage and hour class and collective actions. She regularly represents clients in arbitrations and other avenues of alternative dispute resolution.

Leora also defends employers in connection with charges and investigations before administrative agencies including the California Labor Commissioner, the California Civil Rights Department, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Department of Labor.

In addition to her litigation work, Leora advises clients on workplace privacy and data security, including compliance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and data retention.

Leora stays abreast of the latest developments in employment law and frequently publishes articles on the same, including co-authoring the “Age Discrimination” chapter of the Practising Law Institute (PLI) “California Employment Law” treatise.

While in law school, Leora served as an extern for the Honorable Anthony J. Mohr (Ret.), Los Angeles Superior Court, and as a student attorney for the UC Irvine Law Domestic Violence Clinic.

Leora is enthusiastic about her involvement in the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and her service as a board member of UC Berkeley Law’s Helen Diller Institute.

Education

J.D., University of California, Irvine, 2021

B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2017

Admissions

  • California
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