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Jackson Lewis Adds Litigator Candace Harrison in Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY, CA (June 7, 2016) Jackson Lewis P.C., one of the country’s preeminent workplace law firms, is pleased to welcome Principal Candace M. Harrison to the firm’s Orange County, CA office.  Ms. Harrison, who joins Jackson Lewis from Littler, brings to the firm almost 15 years of experience representing management in a broad range of employment and labor law issues, including wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment and workplace violence.

“We are incredibly pleased to welcome Candace to our growing Orange County office,” said Samantha N. Hoffman, Orange County Office Managing Principal. “A locally renowned litigator with an impressive client roster, Candace has a proven track record of successfully representing employers in all facets of employment-related disputes.  Her litigation background provides significant value to this office and the firm as a whole, and as an experienced, driven team player, she will mesh well with our OC attorneys.”

Ms. Harrison regularly leads all facets of the litigation process, from initial investigation and filing through trial and appeal, for her clients – who range from Fortune 500 members to sole proprietorships and span a number of different industries, including real estate, retail, finance, technology and healthcare. She also advises employers on issues related to employer-employee relations, including litigation avoidance, employee handbooks, workplace investigations, compensation and severance packages and workplace data and privacy protection.

Ms. Harrison speaks regularly on various employment law subjects, including leaves of absence, sexual harassment, and wage and hour compliance. She also provides on-site anti-sexual harassment training for employers.

She received her B.A. from the University of Redlands and her J.D. from the Davis School of Law at the University of California.  While in law school, she was a first place winner of the Roger J. Traynor California Moot Court Competition and second place winner in the Bernard E. Witkin Award for Excellence in Appellate Advocacy. She also served as a member of the Moot Court Board.

Jackson Lewis’ Orange County office can be reached at 949-885-1360.

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About Jackson Lewis

Founded in 1958, Jackson Lewis is dedicated to representing management exclusively in workplace law. With 800 attorneys practicing in major locations throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico, Jackson Lewis is included in the AmLaw 100 and Global 100 rankings of law firms. The firm’s wide range of practice areas provides the resources to address every aspect of the employer/employee relationship.

Jackson Lewis is a leader in educating employers about the laws of equal opportunity and, as a firm, understands the importance of having a workforce that reflects the various communities it serves.

Jackson Lewis is a founding member of L&E Global Employers’ Counsel Worldwide, an alliance of premier employment law firms in Europe, North and South America and the Asia Pacific Region.

Additional information about the firm can be found at www.jacksonlewis.com.

For more information, please contact:

Lara Hamm, Public Relations Manager

T: (267) 319-7803 / E: HammL@jacksonlewis.com

 

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