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Jamie L. Lopez Senior Attorney

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2008

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Education

University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, J.D., 2008

University of California, San Diego, B.A., cum laude, 2005

Jamie L. Lopez is a senior attorney in the Los Angeles office of Dykema. Her practice areas include employment litigation, counseling employers and complex business litigation.

Ms. Lopez represents clients in employment matters, contract disputes and business and partnership disputes. She also provides employment counseling to employers on a variety of issues, including compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations, and handbook and policy development. She has experience providing anti-harassment training to employees. She has experience in defending wage and hour class action matters. She has assisted individual clients and corporate clients in achieving favorable judgments, awards and settlements.

Prior to joining Dykema, Ms. Lopez was an employment law associate at the nation’s largest minority-owned firm. 

Experience

Ms. Lopez’s experience includes favorable verdicts and dismissals on behalf of individual and corporate clients in lawsuits alleging discrimination, harassment and wage violations. Her recent successes include: a favorable settlement, including six years of immunity, for a haircutting franchisee in an alleged class action lawsuit; a complete defense award in arbitration in favor of an employer against an employee alleging various wage/hour violations; dismissal of an EEOC racial discrimination action due to employee’s failure to state a claim; and denial of class certification and a favorable settlement for a beverage distribution company against a former employee.

Memberships & Involvement

Pasadena Bar Association, Co-Chair, Labor and Employment Section

American Bar Association, Member, Young Lawyers Division

Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member, Barristers Section

Community/Civic Activities

Society of Trojan Women, Member

Recognized by Pasadena Magazine as a Top Attorney, 2012 - Present

Recognized as a Rising Star by California Super Lawyers®, 2014 - 2017