Overview

Uliana Kozeychuk is a triple-qualified attorney, admitted in California, Texas, and Russia. She has been in private practice as a litigator since 2008. 

As part of her California and Texas employment law practice, she represents and advises employers on all aspects of labor and employment law, including, but not limited to, defending California PAGA cases, California FEHA/Title VII/single plaintiff cases, as well as individual and class wage and hour actions in state and federal courts. Uliana has considerable jury and bench trial experience, having successfully first-chaired several cases to verdict in California. She has significant appellate experience, having fully briefed and argued several appeals. Uliana has traditional labor law experience as well, including, but not limited to, advising clients regarding union organizing campaigns, labor strikes, and the NLRB proceedings. Uliana also provides advice and counsel to clients with respect to various HR issues, such as terminations. She drafts employment policies and procedures and conducts wage and hour and other audits. She is also experienced in conducting workplace investigations and conducting training sessions. 

As part of her Russian employment law practice, she advises global clients on Russian employment law issues, including, but not limited to, mass layoffs/redundancies, divestitures and other exit strategies, as well as advice and counsel and drafting of employment, independent contractor, and other agreements and of the corresponding corporate resolutions.

Uliana represents clients in various industries, including construction, manufacturing, restaurant and food, waste disposal, logistics and carriers, service and sales, as well as tech.

Uliana has two law degrees, graduating from a Russian law school in 2002 with the “red diploma” (the highest honor available at that time) and from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles in 2008 in the top 15 percent of her class. While at Loyola, she served both as an executive research editor on the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review and as the Chief Justice of the Scott Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Honors Board. She also received the Best Brief Award in an appellate advocacy competition and was invited to join the St. Thomas More and Alpha Sigma Nu Law Honor Societies because of her high academic achievement.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

2022 Chair, 2021 Chair Elect, 2020 Secretary and Treasurer

Orange County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section

2008-present

Adult Leader and Merit Badge Counselor

Boy Scouts of America

Leader 2012-present, Counselor 2017-2021

Member

Fort Worth Petroleum Club

2021-present

Recognition

Named, Ones to Watch

The Best Lawyers in America®

2021-2023

Recipient, CALI Award in Excellence for the Future award for the highest grade in Legal Writing

Recipient, Best Brief Award, Scott Moot Court Appellate Advocacy Competition

St. Thomas More and Alpha Sigma Nu Law Honor Societies

2008-present

Semi-finalist, Susan E. McGuigan Oral Advocacy Competition

Speaking Engagements

CA Prevailing Wage Law Breakfast Briefing

Riverside, CA

April 25, 2019

Education

  • J.D., Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, 2008
  • J.D. Equivalent, Irkutsk State University School of Law, 2002with honors

Languages

  • English
  • Russian

Bar Admission

Texas
California
Russia

Courts

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