Ghazaleh Modarresi defends clients in all aspects of labor and employment litigation. Her diverse practice includes litigating cases involving employment discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, wage-and-hour claims (both individual and collective actions), unfair business practices, whistleblower claims, and wrongful discharge. She represents employers in both state and federal court as well as before state and federal agencies.
In addition to litigation, Ms. Modarresi assists clients in identifying and avoiding employment-related problems before they occur and advises clients regarding preventative employment law practices, including drafting employment policies, providing internal employment audits, and assisting in investigations of harassment charges.
During law school, Ms. Modarresi was a Judicial Extern for Senior United States District Judge Susan Illston.
Each year since 2014 to the present, Ms. Modarresi has been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star list – a recognition given to no more than 2.5 percent of California attorneys.