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Jamie C. Chanin

Associate

Los Angeles - Century City
Direct: (310) 201-1549
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Ms. Chanin is an associate in the Labor and Employment Department in the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. She focuses her practice on various employment law issues, including discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, retaliation, and FMLA/CFRA leave issues. Ms. Chanin also has substantial experience litigating contract, non-compete and trade secret matters.

Ms. Chanin is an associate in the Labor and Employment Department in the Los Angeles office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. She focuses her practice on various employment law issues, including discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, retaliation, and FMLA/CFRA leave issues. Ms. Chanin also has substantial experience litigating contract, non-compete and trade secret matters.

Education

  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law (2006)
    magna cum laude
    Note and Comment Editor, Pepperdine Law Review
  • B.A., Columbia University (2003)

Admissions

  • California

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California

Representative Engagements

  • 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc. adv. Rosenloev 30 2009 00180140 (Cal. Super. Ct., Orange County) class action alleging unlawful deductions and failure to provide meal and rest periods and pay split-shift premiums
  • 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc. adv. Suppa, BC 422120 (Cal. Super. Ct., Los Angeles County) class action alleging claims for meal and rest periods, commissions and overtime wages for all non-exempt employees
  • Rothschild Inc. adv. Vicino, 37-2010-00423497-CU-WT-CJC (Cal. Super. Ct., San Diego County)    single-plaintiff case alleging claims for defamation and interference with contract
  • Costco Wholesale Corp. adv. Fay, 5:10-cv-00834-DDP-DTB (C.D. Cal.) single-plaintiff case alleging retaliation and wrongful termination/ prevailed on summary judgment, currently opposing appeal
  • White Memorial Medical Center adv. Estevez, et al. (arbitration) multi-plaintiff case alleging age discrimination, disability discrimination and failure to accommodate
  • Solar Turbines Incorporated adv. Mejdrich, 37-2011-00101737-CU-OE-CTL (Cal. Super. Ct., San Diego County)   current-employee-plaintiff, employed for 20+ years, alleging sex discrimination, retaliation and violation of California equal pay statute
  • 3M Company adv. Piermartiri, 30-2011-00474885-CU-WT-CJC (Cal. Super. Ct., Orange County)   single-plaintiff case alleging sexual harassment and retaliation
  • Target Corporation adv. Daguio, M116247 (Cal. Super. Ct., Monterey County)  claims for pregnancy discrimination and violation of California’s pregnancy disability leave law
  • Big Lots Stores, Inc. adv. Lopez INC, 1103953 (Cal. Super. Ct., Riverside County) alleging sexual harassment, assault, battery, and wrongful constructive termination
  • Thales Avionics Inc. adv. Keith, 30-2010-00423497-CU-WT-CJC  (Cal. Super. Ct., Orange County) single-plaintiff case with both wrongful termination and wage and hour (misclassification, overtime, meal and rest periods) components

Publications