Ameneh Ernst

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

Ameneh K. Ernst focuses her practice primarily in labor and employment law, with particular emphasis in the area of employment litigation, including workers’ compensation defense. She also handles Labor Code section 132a and Serious & Willful Misconduct claims.

Ms. Ernst has represented employers in diverse industries, including hospitals, banks and manufacturing, as well as municipalities and school districts.

She has experience in all phases of discovery, pre-trial, trial, and appellate litigation. She obtained an en banc decision from the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board on the issue of substantial evidence and the duty to develop the record. McDuffie v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority (2002) 67 CCC 138 (en banc).

Ms. Ernst joined Hinshaw in May 2015. Previously, she was a shareholder at Kegel, Tobin & Truce where she focused in the area of workers’ compensation defense litigation. One of her primary clients was the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transit Authority.

She has also worked as editor of firm publications of an international employment law firm where she covered California appellate decisions and California legislation related to employment law.

Professional Affiliations : California State Bar Association, Member

Representative Matters :  McDuffie v. Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transit Authority (2002) 67 CCC 138 (en banc).

Education :

  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 1998
  • B.A., cum laude, Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1995

Admissions : California, U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.


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