Jennifer B. Zargarof advocates for employers in a broad range of employment-related disputes, with a focus on class actions and multi-plaintiff litigation. She serves as defense counsel in wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, wage and hour, Fair Credit Reporting Act, and other varied employment-related matters at both the trial and appellate levels. She also counsels clients on myriad labor and employment issues, including personnel policies and procedures, employee discipline matters, and employment contracts. Jennifer practices across several industries, including retail, healthcare, transportation, financial services, media, and technology.
Jennifer has nearly 20 years of experience arguing before US state and federal courts and in arbitration. She has received defense verdicts on behalf of clients, including jury verdicts in a whistleblower and retaliation case; a sexual harassment and retaliation case; and a multi-plaintiff meal and rest period case. She also received judgment in an overtime exemption class action at the conclusion of court trial.
Jennifer is a frequent speaker on various employment-related topics and conducts trainings on sexual harassment, discrimination, wage and hour issues, and other employment law issues.
Jennifer is the labor and employment practice leader for the Los Angeles and Century City offices. Before joining Morgan Lewis, Jennifer was a partner in and co-leader of the labor and employment practice of another global law firm, resident in Los Angeles.
Member, Practice Group of the Year, Employment, Law360 (2019)
Labor & Employment Star, West, Benchmark Labor & Employment (2018)
Recommended, Labor and employment: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense, The Legal 500 US (2020, 2021)
Recommended, Labor and Employment Litigation, The Legal 500 US (2015–2017)
Member, Labor Law Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association
Executive board member, Litigation Section, Los Angeles County Bar Association