Alyssa Gjedsted focuses her practice on advising management on labor and employment matters. 

Prior to joining Littler, she developed her labor and employment experience as an associate at a Los Angeles firm in addition to a boutique firm. She handled all aspects of labor and employment matters, including discovery, taking depositions, attending mediations, arguing dispositive motions, handling LACERA arbitrations, second-chairing a two week jury trial to defense verdict, and successfully arguing before the California Court of Appeals. 

While in law school, Alyssa externed for Judge Alarcon at the Ninth Circuit. Alyssa also received the Straus Institute Certificate for Alternative Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University School of Law.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Court Appointed Special Advocate



Recipient, Diversity Scholarship

Pepperdine University School of Law


Recipient, CALI Award in Excellence for the Future Award in Civil Procedure

Pepperdine University School of Law



  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 2012
  • B.A., University of Southern California, 2009


  • Italian

Bar Admission



  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California