Barbra A. ArnoldPartner
Barbra Arnold represents management in all facets of labor and employment law, including claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour law including failure to pay overtime, trade secrets, unfair competition and collective bargaining with unions.
Barbra advises employers nationwide on these areas as well as on disability and religious accommodation, protected leaves of absence, personnel policies, employee handbooks, arbitration agreements, employment contracts, employee discipline and discharge, union avoidance and labor relations. She lectures and consults in these areas and on other employment-related matters including providing sexual harassment and wage and hour training to clients.
Barbra has appeared in state and federal court and has successfully argued before the California Court of Appeal. She has extensive experience appearing before administrative agencies such as the National Labor Relations Board, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Employment Development Department. She has also served as both lead and co-counsel in numerous NLRB trials and employment law arbitrations. Amongst other industries, Barbra represents employers in healthcare, defense contracting and automotive industries. Barbra represents both large and small employers and provides a holistic approach to representation focusing on both litigation defense and advice and counseling to avoid future litigation.
J.D., Harvard Law School, 2004
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2000
Bar AdmissionsState Bar of California
American Bar Association - Labor and Employment Law Section