Kimberly A. Lucia, an associate in the firm, is a member of the firm's Employment Law and Litigation practice groups.
Ms. Lucia represents and counsels clients in all areas of employment law, including drafting employee handbooks and policies, negotiating severance agreements, and conducting employment investigations. She routinely provides advice and counseling to public and private employers on wage and hour issues, discipline and termination, disability accommodations, and Family and Medical Leave Act/California Family Rights Act leaves of absences. Ms. Lucia also counsels clients on pre-litigation strategies and represents employers in employee grievance proceedings. She has represented employers before the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement in wage and hour hearings and has conducted employment investigations into discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour claims.