Gregg Fisch

Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

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Avenue of the Stars 1901
Los Angeles 90067 CA US

Gregg A. Fisch is a partner in the Labor & Employment Practice Group in the firm’s Century City office. Mr. Fisch has extensive experience in all aspects of litigation, and has successfully defended management before federal and state courts and administrative agencies in defense of complaints for class action and single-plaintiff matters, involving wage-and-hour violations, wrongful termination, age, race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and national origin discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and other statutory, contract and tort-related claims, as well as in relation to union campaigns and elections, and ULP charges.

Mr. Fisch regularly provides clients with practical advice on a wide range of day-to-day labor and employment law issues, including establishing effective human-resource policies and complying with federal and state laws, such as those relating to wage-and-hour issues, disability and family/medical leave laws, workplace violence prevention, and the discipline and termination processes. He also regularly prepares and revises employee handbooks and other employment-related documents, including separation, arbitration, and confidentiality agreements.

Mr. Fisch has experience conducting, organizing, and overseeing internal corporate investigations relating to allegations of discrimination, harassment, and employee wrongdoing involving theft, and assault and battery, as well as counseling in-house professionals on how to conduct investigations of workplace misconduct. He also has obtained temporary restraining orders to help prevent workplace violence.

Education:

  • J.D., New York University School of Law, 1996, Editor,Annual Survey of American Law
  • B.S., New York University, 1992

Representative Wage-and-Hour Cases:

  • Andino v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (class action concerning time rounding practices)
  • Abhyankar v. Countrywide (class action concerning alleged Labor Code violations for misclassification of exempt employees based on violation of salary-basis test because of jury duty policy and alleged untimely payment of final wages, including accrued vacation)
  • Bundy v. Countrywide (settled class action concerning alleged Labor Code violations for alleged miscalculation of bonuses and payment of commissions)
  • Contreras United Food Group (settled class action for alleged Labor Code violations for alleged meal/rest break violations and alleged off-the-clock violations)
  • Girma v. Universal City Studios (settled action concerning alleged Labor Code violations for failure to pay overtime and rest break violations)
  • Jong v. Kaiser Foundation Health Plan (prevailing on motion for summary adjudication (and successfully defeating appeal) in class action concerning alleged Labor Code violations for off-the-clock work)
  • Leon v. Double Zero (settled class action concerning alleged Labor Code violations for unpaid overtime, meal break violations, and improper rounding of time records)
  • Louie v. Kaiser Foundation Hospitals (prevailing on motion for lawfulness of on-duty meal period in class action concerning alleged Labor Code violations)
  • Rojas v. Peerless Building Management (settled (on individual basis) class action concerning alleged Labor Code violations for alleged overtime, meal/rest break, and off-the-clock violations for non-exempt employees)
  • Tollefsen v. Countrywide (settled on (individual basis) class action concerning alleged Labor Code violations for alleged improper wage statements, meal/rest break violations, and untimely payment of final wages)
  • Wishom v. Bank of America (settled on individual basis (for walk-away agreement) class action concerning alleged Labor Code violations for alleged overtime and off-the-clock violations, and untimely final wages)

Admissions:

  • California
  • New York
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Central, Eastern, Southern and Northern Districts of California

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