Eileen O’Brien’s practice includes both employment counseling and litigation. She represents clients in all areas of employment law, including wage and hour and WARN Act class actions, employment discrimination claims, and contract disputes in both state and federal court. She has also represented employers before the following state and federal agencies: California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), California Labor Commissioner (DLSE), California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB), California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (UIAB) and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Eileen’s counseling practice includes hiring and terminating employees, drafting and revising personnel policies and procedures, executive compensation agreements and severance agreements, and compliance with state and federal employment law requirements.
She received a J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where she served as vice president of the Moot Court Board and Comments editor for the Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs. During law school, Eileen completed an externship with the Hon. James Ware of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Eileen M. O'Brien