Practice and Industry Groups

Cassandra S. Payton

Associate Los Angeles

Cassandra Payton is an associate in Ogletree Deakins' Los Angeles office. Cassandra represents employers in all areas of individual and class action employment related litigation, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour, and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Cassandra also counsels clients on employment issues before they become disputes. Cassandra drafts and interprets the enforceability of contracts containing restrictive covenants, arbitration agreements, sales commission agreements, executive employment agreements, and bonus plans. Cassandra also counsels employers on making day-to-day employment decisions to ensure compliance with applicable employment laws and regulations.

Following law school, Cassandra served as a law clerk for the Honorable Raner C. Collins of the United States District Court of Arizona.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • Public Council, Associate Leadership Board


  • Association of Corporate Counsel Southern California, Co-Presenter - ''The Top 10 Ethical Issues To Watch For In The Course Of A Lawsuit'' - Los Angeles - 2017


Published Works