Lisa is a Partner at Castle Law: California Employment Counsel, PC. She has over 20 years of litigation experience, specializing in employment disputes, wage and hour actions, and appeals, on behalf of California employers in both state and federal courts. Her practice focuses on wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation under the Fair Employment and Housing Act, Title VII, American with Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination in Employment Act, California Family Rights Act, and the Equal Pay Act.
Lisa defends employers of all sizes in state and federal individual actions, class actions, and Labor Code Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) collective actions under California Labor Codes and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Lisa also provides sexual harassment training, conducts investigations, drafts customized employment contracts, employee manuals and handbooks and employment policies, including meal and rest break polices, and provides medical leave of absence advice to California employers of all sizes.
However, Lisa's favorite thing to do is talk with her clients, to truly understand their unique point of view and specific employment needs, so that she can actively problem solve with them, in real time, to avoid issues, claims, and lawsuits before problems arise.
Lisa is admitted to practice before all state and federal courts in California, and the United States Supreme Court. She has successfully defended appeals in both state and federal courts of appeal.
Lisa is an active member, and past Executive Committee Board Member (2016-2019), of the Labor and Employment Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association. She is also a member of the Labor and Employment and Litigation Sections of the California Lawyers Association.
Lisa holds a J.D. from Santa Clara University School of Law, cum laude, and a B.A. degree from San Jose State University, cum laude.