Jasmine H. Berndt
Jasmine Berndt serves as Of Counsel in the Labor and Employment Practice Group at Meyers Nave. Her expertise encompasses providing comprehensive employment law advice and counsel to a diverse range of clients, including private, public, and non-profit organizations. With a focus on fostering inclusive and successful workplace environments, Jasmine provides expert advice in internal investigations, compliance, and litigation, ensuring the protection of sound business practices.
Her legal practice covers an array of employment-related issues such as discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, harassment, and wage and hour disputes. Jasmine is adept at conducting in-depth investigations into sensitive matters, ensuring the complete and reliable disclosure of information, and preparing witnesses for legal proceedings. She adeptly represents clients in various settings, including administrative proceedings, pre-litigation negotiations, and litigation, particularly focusing on harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, and wage and hour allegations. Jasmine emphasizes the importance of early, comprehensive fact assessment and risk analysis to develop effective litigation strategies.
Prior to her current position at Meyers Nave, Jasmine developed a substantial legal foundation as a career law clerk to Magistrate Judge Michael S. Berg in the Southern District of California. Her role encompassed case management, addressing discovery disputes, and contributing to settlement negotiations in various litigation fields, including employment, business, class actions, and multi-district litigation. Her extensive experience in criminal law, both in state and federal courts, is highlighted by her involvement in multiple felony trials, evidentiary hearings, and the resolution of numerous cases through skilled negotiation.