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Ricardo López

Los Angeles

P 213-337-3825
F 213-689-0430


Ricardo López is an Associate in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. His practice focuses on representing employers in employment and workplace law matters, including preventive advice and counsel.

While attending law school, Mr. López was an extern for the Hon. Stephen R. Reinhardt of the 9th Cir. Court of Appeals and was co-chair of the UCI Latino/a Law Student Association. He collected numerous awards including the 2015 - 2016 Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund Law School Scholarship, the Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County Wally Davis Scholarship, The National Law Review May 2016 Student Law Writing Competition, the Beverly Hills Bar Association’s 7th Annual Rule of Law Competition and the 2016 ABA Criminal Justice Section's William Greenhalgh Student Writing Competition. He was also a member of a team that won Best Petitioners Brief in the National Latino/a Law Students Association Moot Court competition held October 2015 in Chicago.

Prior to joining Jackson Lewis, Mr. López was an associate at a national business and litigation law firm.

Honors and Recognitions

  • The National Employment Law Council, Academy Fellow (2018)

Professional Associations and Activities

  • American Bar Association
  • Beverly Hills Bar Association
  • Hispanic Bar Association of Orange County
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association

Pro Bono and Community Involvement

  • Kids in Need of Defense (KIND), Pro Bono Attorney

See AllBlog Posts by Ricardo López

California Court of Appeals Holds Labor Code § 558 Claims Are Indivisible Claims and Not Arbitrable
February 28, 2018

In Lawson v. ZB, N.A. (2018) 18 Cal.App.5th 705, California’s Fourth District Court of Appeal recently ruled that the two elements comprising damages under Labor Code § 558 – (a) underpaid wages and (b) denominated assessments – are indivisible. Read More

Employers Required to Post Transgender Rights in the Workplace Posters
February 28, 2018

Effective January 1, 2018, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) requires employers with 5 or more employees to post Transgender Rights in the Workplace Posters which may be accessed here. The posting obligation is not met by prior versions of the poster. Read More