Elaine H. Simson is an associate in the Labor & Employment Law Department. Her practice focuses on representing and counseling management on all aspects of employment law.
Elaine’s litigation work includes defending employers and supervisors against single-plaintiff claims for unlawful discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and contract disputes and employment-related torts, as well as class action wage and hour disputes.
In addition, Elaine advises clients on compliance with state and federal employment laws, including for reductions-in-force, and develops company policies ranging from hiring to firing and everything in between. She counsels clients from a wide variety of industries, including telecommunications, entertainment, retail and consumer products, health care and finance.
In both 2016 and 2017, Elaine was selected from a competitive, nationwide applicant pool to be a fellow for the National Employment Law Council Academy, an advanced training program for employment defense associates.
Prior to attending law school, Elaine was a Certified Public Accountant and worked at a big four accounting firm for four years.
- University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 2013
- UCLA Law Review, Volumes 59-60 (2011-2013), Articles Editor and Staff Member
- University of California, Los Angeles, B.A., 2006
Admissions & Qualifications : California
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