Nikki Staggs is an associate in the firm’s Los Angeles office, with a focus on defending employers in single plaintiff legal actions filed in state and federal court. She has experience in defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, unfair business practices, and wage and hour violations. She counsels clients on pro-active measures in order to avoid litigation; provides training on employment-related topics including sexual harassment; and reviews employer policies and handbooks for compliance. Nikki has prepared for, and served as second chair of, several jury trials.
Nikki earned her B.A. degree from the University of California, Berkeley and her J.D. from Southwestern Law School, where she was a member of the S.C.A.L.E. program, a two year accelerated honors program, whereby students are hand selected to participate. Nikki is fluent in Farsi/Persian.