Tarun Mehta focuses his practice exclusively on employment and labor law and has handled numerous single and multi-plaintiff cases alleging wrongful termination and harassment. He has:
- Deposed plaintiffs
- Mediated cases
- Defended corporate representatives in depositions
- Handled arbitrations
- Successfully argued pre-trial motions such as motions in limine
In addition to his wrongful termination and harassment experience, Tarun has handled wage and hour class actions, interviewing fact witnesses, preparing discovery and creating post-class certification trial strategies. He also has successfully drafted and argued numerous dispositive motions, including motions for summary judgment and motions to dismiss.
Before joining Littler Mendelson, Tarun was an associate at another firm, where he handled all aspects of commercial and employment litigation matters and counseled clients on:
- The Family and Medical Leave Act
- Title VII
- Section 1981 claims in both the employment and retail shopping context
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
He also worked at a plaintiff-side employment boutique in Washington, DC.
Prior to graduating law school, Tarun interned for Senior Fellow Joyce Ladner of the Brookings Institution, the Security Council Affairs Division at the United Nations and the Honorable Reggie B. Walton of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia.
- Named, Stakeholder 100 - One of the Top Performing Associates of Color in the United States