Julia Luster is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Ogletree Deakins. Julia vigorously represents employers in all stages of litigation in state and federal court, as well as in arbitration. Julia handles cases ranging from wage and hour and misclassification class actions to single-plaintiff cases where she has assisted clients facing allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate, and wrongful termination. Julia also represents clients before administrative agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).
In addition, Julia advises employers regarding employment issues, from employee handbooks, personnel policies, reasonable accommodations, leave issues, internal investigations, disciplinary actions, and lay-offs, including compliance with Cal-WARN.