Perspectiva General

Emily Julia Atherton focuses her practice on a variety of employment matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and wage and hour claims. Emily handles cases involving individual claims, as well as class action litigation and PAGA claims. She has extensive experience in both state and federal court.

Prior to joining Littler, Emily's wide-ranging practice included toxic tort, product liability, premises liability, business litigation, and employment litigation.

In law school, Emily served as student articles editor for the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Journal.

Afiliaciones Profesionales y Comunitarias


Labor & Employment Section

Los Angeles County Bar Association


Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles


Awarded, AV Preeminent ® Peer Review Rating


Speaking Engagements

Social Media Liability for Employers and Employees: Effectively Navigating this Continually Evolving Landscape

Corporate Symposium, Partners in Progress

April 2021


  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2002cum laude

Admisión de la barra



  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California