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Jessica B. Armijo

Associate
Orange County

P 949-988-5627
F 949-885-1380
Jessica.Armijo@jacksonlewis.com

Biography

Jessica B. Armijo is an Associate in the Orange County, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. Her practice is focused on litigation and preventive counseling.

Ms. Armijo advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters, including claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, failure to accommodate disabilities, retaliation, failure to pay wages, and a variety of other statutory and common law claims. She also advises managers and supervisors on preventive litigation practices, concentrating on how to comply with applicable laws and regulations, avoid workplace disputes, and resolve employee relations problems.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Armijo was an associate at a statewide defense firm where she gained valuable experience representing school districts with labor and employment issues, including employee discipline and dismissals, workplace investigations, and defending public agencies against allegations of discrimination with the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Before starting law school, Ms. Armijo was a White House Intern and Congressional Intern. After finishing her undergraduate studies, Ms. Armijo joined Teach For America and worked in Los Angeles as a Special Education Teacher.

Ms. Armijo finished law school with honors, receiving CALI Excellence for the Future awards in Constitutional Law: Advanced Topics, First Amendment Rights, Legal Research and Writing II, Religion and the Law, Remedies, and Trusts and Estates.

Professional Associations and Activities

  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Orange County Hispanic Bar Association

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October 1, 2018

Claims of Workplace Harassment in California to Receive Greater Protections under New Law

October 1, 2018

Beginning January 1, 2019, new California law creates several new protections for employees bringing harassment claims. Highlights of Senate Bill 1300 (SB 1300) follows: Employer Responsibility for Nonemployees SB 1300 mandates that an employer may be responsible for the acts of nonemployees with respect to any type of... Read More

October 1, 2018

New California Law Requires Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors and Non-Supervisors

October 1, 2018

California employers with at least five employees must provide sexual harassment prevention training and education to all supervisory employees and non-supervisory employees in California by January 1, 2020. Since 2005, employers with at least 50 employees have been required to train and educate all personnel in supervisory positions... Read More

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Claims of Workplace Harassment in California to Receive Greater Protections under New Law
October 1, 2018

Beginning January 1, 2019, new California law creates several new protections for employees bringing harassment claims. Read More

New California Law Requires Sexual Harassment Prevention Training for Supervisors and Non-Supervisors
October 1, 2018

California employers with at least five employees must provide sexual harassment prevention training and education to all supervisory employees and non-supervisory employees in California by January 1, 2020. Read More

Governor Brown Signed Bill Amending a Key Term in the California Arbitration Act
July 20, 2018

California Assembly Bill 3247 amends the California Arbitration Act (Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1280 et seq.) by replacing the current term revocation with rescission. The bill removes any potential ambiguity by inserting the proper terminology. Read More