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Amber L. Roller

Associate Los Angeles

Amber Roller is an associate in the Labor and Employment and Disability Access practice groups in the firm's Los Angeles office. In her employment litigation practice, Amber focuses on defending employers on the full range of employment claims, including discrimination and harassment, wrongful termination, and family and medical leave laws. Amber also counsels clients regarding disciplinary decisions, workplace accommodations, leaves of absence, wage and hour compliance, and other employment-related transactions.

Amber also has extensive experience advising and defending clients, both big and small, in matters involving access for individuals with disabilities under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the California Unruh Civil Rights Act. She frequently represents retail stores, restaurants, stadiums, and other places of public accommodation in litigation and by providing compliance guidance and best practices.

Amber earned her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She earned her J.D. from Southwestern Law School, where she was a member of the Southwestern Law School Moot Court Honors Program and graduated with honors.


Experience

Disability:

  • Represent amusement park in sweeping challenge to ride safety restrictions that prevent certain guests with disabilities from riding certain rides or attractions. Obtained partial summary judgment.
  • Advise clients owning or operating retail establishments on both architectural and operational accessibility.
  • Represent retail establishments in architectural accessibility cases.
  • Advise clients owning or operating public establishments on website accessibility.
  • Represent public establishments in website accessibility cases.

Employment:

  • Second chaired a jury trial that resulted in a complete defense verdict for an educational institution facing fraud and negligent misrepresentation claims.
  • Obtained multiple favorable results for an educational institution in sexual harassment cases.
  • Obtained summary adjudication for an international retailer on harassment and retaliation causes of action.
  • Obtained a favorable result for a national retailer on age discrimination case.
  • Obtained a favorable result for a national retailer on disability and race discrimination case.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (Employment Law Section)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles

Speeches:

  • Santa Monica Bar Association - ''The ABCs of ADA (Title III)'' - Santa Monica - February 05, 2016
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