In the last decade, Renee Nicole Noy has represented countless employees in employment discrimination lawsuits, including cases involving disability, race, gender, and age discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and a variety of wage and error disputes. With a deep understanding of the specific pitfalls that employers often make that lead them into the courthouse, Renee now helps employers minimize their legal risk with expert knowledge, instructive training and preventative action. She uses both her legal expertise and passion to decipher and explain the complex myriad of employment laws and regulations. She is goal oriented and always advises the most direct actions for immediate resolutions keeping in mind budget and legal protection. Renee prides herself in ensuring that the legal requirements and process are followed so that outcomes are fair and productive for both the employee and employers. Her ultimate goal is to help employers prevent making costly mistakes.
Renee earned her B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1997, and then graduated from the University of California, Hastings College of Law in San Francisco, receiving her J.D. and then admitted to the California Bar in 2004. Renee received her mediation certificate from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. Renee worked a number of years at the prestigious Plaintiff’s law firm of Green, Broillet, & Wheeler, where she became proficient in defending plaintiffs against large corporations.
Outside of her work with employment law, Renee has successfully facilitated and legally represented over 500 birth-mothers through the private adoption process. Renee is an avid reader, enjoys travel, and plays violin in the San Fernando Valley orchestra. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with her husband and two children.
Alexis D. James has practiced employment law in California for more than twelve years. She earned her bachelor’s degree in public policy at Duke University, and completed law school with honors at Northwestern School of Law, Lewis and Clark College. Alexis received her mediation certificate from the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University. In her litigation practice, Alexis has assisted in the settlement of millions of dollars of claims; and has had a high degree of success in her written and oral advocacy work. In the last eight years, she achieved a favorable outcome on 95% of the motions she drafted. Alexis has assisted in taking discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination cases through arbitration and trial; and has been known by her peers to be a voice of reason in contentious situations.
Having worked on both sides of the fence, Alexis has insight into the challenges that face employers and employees in the workplace as disputes arise. Alexis believes that the word “counselor” is particularly fitting in her approach to the law, as she listens closely to the needs of her clients, and offers advice based on legal principles and common sense. Alexis is a trusted consultant, who has a keen understanding of what employers must consider to avoid the pitfalls of a time-consuming and costly lawsuit. Arming her clients with knowledge of lawful workplace practices and solutions to resolve disputes, Alexis will return her clients to the work that gives them meaning, and their employees with a sense of respect.
Alexis is married and has two kids. She enjoys travel, playing the piano and all things Italian.
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