Claire E. Hartley has experience defending and advising both public and private employers on matters involving:

  • Discrimination and harassment
  • Wrongful termination
  • Retaliation
  • Whistleblowing
  • Wage and hour

Prior to joining Littler, Claire practiced at a general civil litigation firm. During law school, she served as a literary citation editor for the Pepperdine Law Review.  She was a judicial extern for the Hon. Valerie Baker Fairbank of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California.


  • J.D., Pepperdine University School of Law, 2011
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007

Bar Admission



  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California