By Brendan O'Brien
Feb 5 (Reuters) - Jackson Lewis has added former Foley &
Lardner employment lawyer Leila Nourani as a partner in its Los
Angeles office, one of three recent moves by employment lawyers
in the city.
Nourani has 18 years of experience representing employers in
sexual harassment, discrimination, defamation and trade secrets
cases, Jackson Lewis said on Tuesday.
Her experience is a "major boost in our quest to provide
comprehensive legal services to employers throughout the
region," said Lawrence Stone, managing partner of firm's Los
Nourani has litigated complex multiparty cases, qui tam,
representative and class actions and has served as the chair of
Foley & Lardner's litigation department in Los Angeles from 2008
Jackson Lewis has 750 attorneys in 52 locations nationwide.
On Monday, Foley & Mansfield announced it had hired veteran
attorney Louis Klein as of counsel in its Los Angeles office.
Klein will expand its national employment law and litigation
practice on the West Coast.
Klein ran his own law firm in Westlake, California, before
being hired by Foley & Mansfield. Since 1997, he has defended
public and private employers in a range of cases involving
whistle-blowing retaliation, sexual harassment and
Foley & Mansfield represents and counsels small and large
private and public employers in state and federal employment
issues. It has 130 attorneys working in offices throughout the
Last week, Littler Mendelson added Monica Quinn as a
shareholder to its Los Angeles office.
Quinn was previously a partner at Allen Matkins Leck Gamble
Mallory & Natsis.
She has litigated and counseled on matters and disputes
involving wrongful termination, discrimination and harassment
retaliation in state and federal courts.
Littler Mendelson has 950 attorneys working in 56 offices in
the United States and around the globe.
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