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Jaclyn P. Floryan

Los Angeles

P 213-689-0404
F 213-689-0430


Jaclyn P. Floryan is an Associate in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice focuses on employment litigation on behalf of management.

Ms. Floryan has experience handling a wide range of employment related issues, including breach of contract, harassment, discrimination, retaliation and wrongful termination. Ms. Floryan also has experience defending class and collective action lawsuits involving wage and hour claims, including exempt/non-exempt, failure to pay overtime, failure to provide rest and meal periods, “off-the-clock” work, non-compliant wage statements, failure to reimburse business expenses and failure to provide suitable seating.

Ms. Floryan has experience in all phases of civil litigation. In addition, she has represented employers in mediations, in arbitrations and before administrative agencies, including the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

While attending law school, Ms. Floryan received the CALI Excellence for the Future Award as well as the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in both employment discrimination law and interviewing, counseling and planning. Ms. Floryan was also a staff member on the Pepperdine University Dispute Resolution Law Journal. She participated in Pepperdine’s London Study Abroad program, where she worked for an international commercial real estate and business transaction law firm. Ms. Floryan also received a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution from Pepperdine University School of Law’s Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution in 2009.

Honors and Recognitions

  • Pasadena Magazine, “Top Attorney – Civil Litigation” (2011)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California

Published Works

  • "A Post-Pierce Program: Using IDR to Improve the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Current Complaint and Disciplinary Procedure," Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal, Vol. 9, Is. 147 (2008) [Author]

See AllBlog Posts by Jaclyn P. Floryan

Ninth Circuit Concludes that Admissibility is Not a Factor in Deciding Class Certification
May 9, 2018

On May 3, 2018, in Sali v. Corona Medical Center, et al., Case Number 15-56460, a putative wage-hour class action, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that evidence does not have to be admissible for it to be considered in support of class certification. Read More

California Assembly Bill 2535 Further Limits the California Pay Stub Requirement for Reporting Total Hours Worked
August 1, 2016

On July 22, 2016, the Governor approved California Assembly Bill 2535 (“AB 2535”), which relates to itemized wage statements (more commonly known as pay stubs). Specifically, AB 2535 revises California Labor Code Section 226. Read More

Are My California Pay Stubs Compliant?
July 19, 2016

Nearly all California employment wage and hour class action lawsuits assert a cause of action under California Labor Code Section 226 as plaintiffs’ attorneys almost always automatically include such cause of action when there are other alleged underlying wage violations, i.e. failure to pay overtime. Read More