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Kristen N. Silverman-Hunter

Associate
San Diego

P 619-573-4928
F 619-573-4901
Kristen.Silverman-Hunter@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Kristen N. Silverman-Hunter is an Associate in the San Diego, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Silverman-Hunter practiced labor and employment law in Los Angeles and San Diego.

Ms. Silverman-Hunter’s practice focuses on representing employers in all aspects of state and federal employment litigation, including wage and hour class and representative actions, single plaintiff wage and hour disputes, discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination and retaliation. She also regularly counsels employers on a broad spectrum of complex employment matters, including reasonable accommodation, the interactive process, leaves of absence, employee discipline, terminations, and wage and hour issues. Ms. Silverman-Hunter also assists employers in drafting comprehensive employee handbooks, personnel policies, and employment-related agreements to ensure compliance with California and federal law. In addition, she conducts workplace investigations and management trainings on a wide array of employment law matters.

Prior to practicing law, Ms. Silverman-Hunter was in management for a multi-million dollar clothing company, where she gained an insider’s knowledge of employee issues, operations issues, and team development.

While in law school, Ms. Silverman-Hunter was a member of the San Diego International Law Journal, the Sports and Entertainment Law Society, the Asian Pacific American Law Students Association and La Raza Law Students Association. Prior to law school, Ms. Silverman-Hunter attended the University of California, Irvine, School of Social Sciences, where she studied political science and sociology, was a Scholarship Track and Field Athlete earning academic honors and graduated in the top 15 percent of her class.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Lawyers Club of San Diego
  • San Diego County Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • EIF Revlon Run/Walk for Women
  • The Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk

 

See AllBlog Posts by Kristen N. Silverman-Hunter

Jackson Lewis Statement in Response to University of San Diego Law School Professor’s Op-Ed
September 26, 2017

As an on-campus recruiter and scholarship donor at the University of San Diego School of Law, Jackson Lewis P.C. Read More

By Guillermo A. Escobedo and Kristen N. Silverman-Hunter

Employees of Meal Subscription Companies may be Required to Obtain Food Handler Cards
September 22, 2017

The California Legislature recently passed AB 1461 which, if signed into law, would require all food-handling employees of food facilities that provide meal subscription plans to obtain food handler cards in accordance with existing requirements. Read More

California Employers Must Provide Written Notice of Right to Take Domestic Violence Leave
September 20, 2016

On September 14, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed AB 2377 into law which expands the employer notice requirements regarding domestic violence employee protections provided by Labor Code section 230.1. Read More