Laura J. Anson is a partner in the Orange County office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice Group. Ms. Anson’s employment practice focuses on the defense of both private and public entity employers in discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination claims.
Ms. Anson’s experience handling employment matters includes representation of employers before the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, in state and federal court and in arbitration, and in pre-litigation resolution.
Beyond her litigation experience, Ms. Anson has experience counseling and assisting employers in a wide variety of matters, including proper termination procedures, resolution of employee disputes, and drafting employee handbooks and risk management protocols.
Ms. Anson is a certified Civil Rights Investigator through the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA). Ms. Anson brings her breadth of experience and knowledge from years investigating sexual harassment and related claims under Title VII to the nuanced investigations of Title IX claims.
Ms. Anson’s specialized training in this field assists in all Title IX related matters, from investigating student claims, to advising educational institutions regarding the adequacy of investigations, to defending against claims of improper investigations.
Ms. Anson’s practice includes all aspects of litigation, from pre-litigation claim resolution through trial and appeal. Ms. Anson practices in both the Costa Mesa and Los Angeles offices.
- Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, Juris Doctor
- California State University, Long Beach, Master of Business Administration
- California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Bachelor of Arts, English
- State Bar Admissions, California
- United States District Courts, United States District Court for the Central District of California
- American Bar Association
- Orange County Bar Association
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