Lisa Lin Garcia regularly advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment matters, including:

  • Wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment and retaliation complaints
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and similar state leave laws
  • Disability accommodation
  • Reduction in force
  • Wage and hour disputes and compliance
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Employee handbooks and personnel policies
  • Tort issues

Lisa counsels employers through day-to-day employment decisions as well as the development and implementation of new employment policies and procedures.

Lisa has represented a variety of employers in federal and state court litigation, and before other state and federal agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.

Previously, Lisa served as a judicial extern to the Hon. George P. Schiavelli, U.S. District Court, Central District of California. In law school, she was the executive articles editor for the Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal.


Professional & Community Affiliations


American Bar Association


Labor and Employment Law Section

State Bar of California


Bar Association of San Francisco


Asian American Bar Association

News, Analysis & Press

Website Accessibility Issues for California-Based Companies

California Business Law Practitioner

Fall 2017

Books & Book Chapters

  • The Developing Labor Law, Bloomberg BNA, Contributing Editor, 2012 - present


  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law, 2008
  • B.A., University of California, Berkeley, 2004


  • Mandarin

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