Amy Todd-Gher is an accomplished litigator who has specialized in employment litigation since 1999. She has obtained successful results for her clients through dispositive motions, jury verdicts, and favorable settlements. She enjoys truly partnering with the firm’s clients to strategize about cost-effective and practical solutions to a wide variety of employment law challenges.
Amy’s practice focuses on the defense of employers, from start-up ventures to Fortune 100 companies. She has defended companies against numerous employment-related claims before administrative agencies and in both state and federal courts, including : Sexual harassment, Discrimination, Wrongful termination, Constructive discharge.
Amy’s experience includes advising clients in employment matters unique to the high-tech industry, such as non-competition issues that arise between out-of-state employers and California employees, non-solicitation, employee mobility, unfair competition, and proprietary information matters. She has successfully navigated restrictive covenant, employee raiding, and proprietary information disputes in California, New York, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
A significant part of Amy’s practice includes helping clients to prevent lawsuits through proactive advice and counseling on a number of employment law issues, including: Personnel policies, Consulting agreements, Performance improvement plans, Employee terminations.
- J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1999
- B.A., University of Richmond, 1994
- California Supreme Court
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
Professional & Community Affiliations :
- Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, San Diego County Bar Association
- Member, Bar Association of San Francisco
- Member, Labor and Employment Law Section
- Co-Chair, Equality Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues.
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