Uliana Kozeychuk is a dual-qualified attorney, admitted in Russia on diploma privilege, who advises clients on Russian employment law issues. In the United States, she advises and represents employers on all aspects of labor and employment law, defending California FEHA and PAGA cases, as well as individual wage and hour and class actions in state and federal courts. Uliana has considerable jury and bench trial experience, having successfully tried several cases to verdict in California. Uliana has traditional labor law experience, including, but not limited to, advising clients regarding union organizing campaigns, labor strikes, and the NLRB proceedings. She also has fully briefed several appeals, including oral argument, before the California Courts of Appeal.
Uliana also provides advice and counsel to clients with respect to various HR issues. She drafts employment policies and procedures and conducts wage and hour and other audits. She is also experienced in conducting workplace investigations and training sessions.
Uliana represents clients in various industries, including, but not limited to, construction, manufacturing, hospitals, waste disposal, food industry, logistics and carriers, and the tech industry.
Uliana has been in private practice as a litigator since graduating from Loyola Law School 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.
Prior to law school, Uliana received a paralegal certificate from the UC Irvine Extension Program and worked as a clerk and then as a litigation paralegal at a national law firm.
She graduated from her Russian law school at the top of her class with the “red diploma,” the highest honor available at the Russian law schools, and was an active member and a scriptwriter at the student drama club.