Claire M. Lesikar represents companies in employment matters that include individual and class action litigation. Her work involves complex wage and hour class actions, representative actions brought under California’s Private Attorneys General Act, workplace discrimination and retaliation, wrongful termination, family and medical leave, employment-related torts, cybersecurity, and data privacy. In addition, Claire handles employment-related aspects of mergers and acquisitions.
Claire serves on the firm’s Cybersecurity Initiative and Pro Bono Committee. While in law school, Claire served as the executive articles editor of the Hastings Law Journal and as a judicial extern for Judge Jon S. Tigar of the US District Court for the Northern District of California. Also while at Hastings, Claire competed in the National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2016, J.D., magna cum laude
University of California, Santa Cruz, 2011, B.A., Politics, cum laude
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Northern District of California
US District Court for the Southern District of California
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Eastern District of California
Awards and Affiliations
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Labor & Employment, Law360 (2017)