People: Olivia J. Wada, Associate

Olivia J. Wada

Associate

Los Angeles - Century City
Direct: (310) 201-9323
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Olivia Wada is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Los Angeles office.

Ms. Wada joined the firm as part of the Labor & Employment Department’s Fellowship program, an innovative training-focused program for law students and recent graduates.  Her current practice spans various areas of employment law, including wage & hour litigation, employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, misclassification, disability, reasonable accommodation and access issues, and unfair business practice litigation under California Business & Professions Code Section 17200.

Prior to law school, Ms. Wada gained professional experience in both public (non-profit) and private (law firm) sectors.  In both positions, she honed her skills of providing quality service and solutions to the respective constituent or client.

Olivia Wada is an associate in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP’s Los Angeles office.

Ms. Wada joined the firm as part of the Labor & Employment Department’s Fellowship program, an innovative training-focused program for law students and recent graduates.  Her current practice spans various areas of employment law, including wage & hour litigation, employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, misclassification, disability, reasonable accommodation and access issues, and unfair business practice litigation under California Business & Professions Code Section 17200.

Prior to law school, Ms. Wada gained professional experience in both public (non-profit) and private (law firm) sectors.  In both positions, she honed her skills of providing quality service and solutions to the respective constituent or client.

Education

  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law (2017)

  • B.A., Wellesley College (2009)

Admissions

  • California

Courts

  • United States District Court for the Central District of California

Affiliations

  • State Bar of California (Labor and Employment Section)

Presentations

  • “Employment Law for Small Business Owners,” presented on behalf of Seyfarth Shaw Pro Bono, in partnership with Advancing Justice-LA (October 9, 2017)