Overview

Judy M. Iriye represents private companies in many facets of labor and employment law, including the defense of:

  • Wrongful discharge actions
  • Claims of sexual harassment
  • Employment discrimination
  • Class action claims in wage and hour matters

Judy regularly counsels clients and offers practical advice to ensure compliance with various areas of labor and employment law, such as:

  • Federal and state medical leaves
  • Wage and hour laws
  • Reasonable accommodations
  • Employee handbooks and human resources policies

During law school, Judy was a judicial extern to the Hon. Kimberly McLane Wardlaw and the Hon. John G. Davies of the U. S. District Court for the Central District of California.

Judy regularly provides legal services to her many pro bono clients, including Upward Bound House, East West Players, and NextStep Fitness.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

Japanese American Bar Association

Member

National Asian Pacific American Bar Association

Member

Harvard Club of Hawaii

Recognition

Named, Rising Star

Los Angeles

Los Angeles Lawyer Magazine

2007 and 2009-2011

Speaking Engagements

Employment Mediations Demystified

2016 NAPABA Convention

November 2016
New Employment and Labor Laws for 2016 - Long Beach

Irvine, CA

February 2, 2016
New Employment and Labor Laws for 2015

Los Angeles, CALos Angeles, CA

January 30, 2015

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Los Angeles School of Law, 2000
  • A.B., Harvard Radcliffe College, 1995cum laude

Languages

  • Japanese

Bar Admission

California
Hawaii

Courts

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