Krystal N. Weaver focuses her practice on federal and state Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) law and regularly assists employers with a wide range of complex situations in the workplace. While prominently focusing on workplace safety and health, Krystal also supports employers with pre-injury/illness preventative practices, including site inspections and policy development, which includes managing catastrophic workplace accidents or fatalities. She also helps employers who have experienced workplace injuries and accidents or are subject to a federal or state OSHA inspection.
Krystal frequently represents employers in OSHA appeals, settlement conferences and hearings, and is well-versed in responding to written complaints and requests for information, including by the Bureau of Investigations (BOI).
Additionally, she has extensive experience handling communicable disease inquiries for clients and is a core member of the Littler’s COVID-19 task force, which developed return to work and compliance plans and written programs. Krystal is also a member of the firm’s Occupational Safety and Health and Workplace Practice Group, and is a leading member of Littler’s OSHA Woman’s Group.
Krystal also represents clients of all sizes in a variety of employment disputes, including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wage and hour litigation. She has experience in class, representative, collective and individual contexts.
Outside of litigation, she provides counsel to employers regarding termination decisions, hiring guidelines and internal investigations. Additionally, Krystal conducts comprehensive employment practice analysis for local and national companies including revising personnel manuals, policies and employment-related contracts.
Previously, she was with a regional law firm where she exclusively practiced in the area of labor and employment, representing clients of all sizes on a variety of matters. Krystal served after law school as a law clerk to the Hon. Anthony J. Battaglia, District Judge in the Southern District of California.
During law school, she was an executive comments editor of the San Diego Law Review. She was also an associate board member of the Appellate Moot Court, chair of the Graduate Student Council, a member of various USD Board of Trustees Committees, and the Strategic Planning Core Team.