Luis E. Lorenzana represents a wide range of employers in employment litigation matters, including wrongful termination, retaliation, discrimination, sexual harassment and battery, failure to accommodate and wage and hour claims. Luis defends employers in state, federal and administrative litigation. Through his dedicated work ethic, subject matter knowledge and responsiveness, Luis has achieved numerous cost-effective, favorable results for his clients, which include large and small technology companies, banks, healthcare providers, retailers, publishers, manufacturers, restaurants, law firms and insurers.

In addition, Luis advises and counsels his clients on employment issues such as hiring, employment agreements, performance management, policies, reduction in force and terminations. Luis prides himself on providing his clients with trusted and straight forward advice that transforms complex employment law requirements into practical, customized solutions that not only help protect his clients but also help meet his client’s business needs.


Professional & Community Affiliations


National Employment Law Council

Member, Board of Governors

San Diego Chapter

Association of Business Trial Lawyers


Lawyers Club of San Diego


Louis Welsh Chapter

American Inns of Court


Named, Thurgood Marshall Scholar

The George Washington University Law School

Named, Super Lawyer

Super Lawyers


Named, Rising Star

Super Lawyers


Speaking Engagements

Fifth Annual Conference in Central America

October 19, 2018

Quinto Foro Regional de Derecho Laboral

October 19, 2018

Regulating Off-Duty Conduct

National Employment Law Council’s (NELC) Annual Seminar, New Orleans, LA

April 19, 2018


  • J.D., George Washington University Law School, 2006with honors
  • B.A., Santa Clara University, 1998


  • Spanish

Bar Admission



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