Osaama Saifi is an Associate in Vedder Price’s Los Angeles office and a member of the firm’s Labor & Employment group.
Mr. Saifi is an experienced litigator who has tried multiple jury trials and defended employers and company executives in litigation related to meal periods, rest periods and overtime. He focuses his practice on defending employers in wage and hour class actions and claims brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). In addition to trial experience, Mr. Saifi engages in regular motion practice and has successfully obtained summary judgment on PAGA claims. Mr. Saifi also defends employers from discrimination and harassment claims brought under California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act and Title VI under federal law.
Mr. Saifi has experience counseling both large public corporations and private companies on state and federal laws relating to personnel policies, employee handbooks, termination accommodations, COVID-19 and compensation, and conducting onsite inspections and audits.
Mr. Saifi received his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles and received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of California, Berkeley.