Miranda A. Mossavar serves as lead associate in all aspects of wage and hour class actions (70% of practice) including fact investigation, electronic and other data collection, case evaluation and strategy, damages assessment, oversight of blitz interviews, and management of all aspects of discovery.
Her wage and hour experience includes California Equal Pay Act cases, PAGA actions, regular rate claims, pay per visit, meal and rest break claims, donning and doffing, independent contractor cases, and misclassification cases.
In her practice, she will regularly:
- Independently handle defense of single plaintiff litigation involving disability, sex, and national origin discrimination, retaliation, including drafting and taking plaintiff and expert depositions and preparing company witnesses for and defending their depositions
- Independently draft position statements and represent employers in state audits, DLSE mediations and hearings, EEOC investigations, and prevailing wage disputes before the DIR
- Investigate and evaluate administrative agency charges, advise clients regarding potential exposure, prepare witnesses for hearings, conduct direct and cross examination of witnesses, present arguments, and negotiate and draft settlement agreements
- Counsel employers on a broad range of issues including exempt classification of employees, pay per visit models, meal and rest break requirements, reimbursements, performance improvement processes and terminations
- Advise on and draft employment-related documentation and policies including, offer letters, settlement agreements, and employment handbooks
- Present training to supervisors on the prevention of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation as well as compliance with California wage and hour law
Miranda works with clients across a variety of industries including, but not limited to, healthcare, start-ups, staffing, retail, manufacturing, and transportation.
During law school, Miranda served as a judicial extern to the Hon. Gary A. Feess of the United States District Court for the Central District of California. She also served as an editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.