Ian T. Maher routinely represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including wage and hour class actions and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) claims.

Ian has experience in many stages of class action litigation including enforcing class action waivers in arbitration agreements, resolving matters on an individual or class basis prior to class certification, opposing class certification, conducting blitz interviews, and taking issues on appeal. He is widely recognized for his commitment to exceptional client service.

Prior to joining Littler, Ian worked in the business litigation department of an international general practice law firm.

*Not licensed to practice law in Oregon.

Professional & Community Affiliations


Los Angeles County Bar Association


The State Bar of California

News, Analysis & Press

Speaking Engagements

Strategies Embassies and Consulate Offices Should Implement to Minimize Their Exposure to Employee Claims in the U.S. Before and After Litigation

December 11, 2018


  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2011
  • M.A., Loyola Marymount University, 2008
  • B.A., University of Southern California, 2006magna cum laude

Bar Admission



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