Overview

Vani Parti is an experienced litigator who represents employers in labor and employment matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies. Her practice focuses on both single plaintiff and class action litigation, including matters involving:

  • Wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation complaints and charges
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Background checks under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act and similar state laws

Vani has represented employers ranging from start-up ventures to Fortune 100 companies, guiding them through all stages of litigation, including complex eDiscovery issues, motion practice, settlement, and trial. Vani also counsels management regarding employment, personnel, and human resources issues that arise in the workplace, offering advice on drafting personnel policies and employment handbooks.

Prior to joining Littler, Vani clerked for the Hon. Steven C. Mannion, Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. 

Professional & Community Affiliations

Member

American Bar Association

Member

Labor and Employment Law Section

San Diego County Bar Association

Recognition

Named, Rising Star

Super Lawyers

2019

Awarded

The Center for Social Justice Award, Outstanding Contribution to the Immigrants’ Rights Clinic

2015

Awarded

New Jersey General Assembly Proclamation Recognizing Praiseworthy Advocates in S.D.N.Y Representation in Mediation Practicum

May 2015

Awarded

Appellate Advocacy, Best Brief

2015

Speaking Engagements

The Impact of the Recent Dynamex Ruling on Your DRA, Common Pitfalls, and Solutions

California Coalition of Domestic Referral Agencies (CCDRA) Spring Workshop

April 27, 2019

The Impact of the Recent Dynamex Ruling on Your DRA, Common Pitfalls, and Solutions

California Coalition of Domestic Referral Agencies (CCDRA) Fall Workshop

October 7, 2018

The Top Employment Law Issues Impacting Startups & Nuts and Bolts of Hiring / Firing

San Francisco

October 2, 2018

17th Annual All Day Labor Law Seminar

American Payroll Association, San Diego Chapter

July 28, 2018

Labor Law Seminar

American Payroll Association, San Diego Chapter

July 16, 2016

Education

  • J.D., Seton Hall University School of Law, 2015
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011

Languages

  • Hindi

Bar Admission

California

Courts

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