Meyers Nave Welcomes Senior Of Counsel Janine M. Braxton
Janine advises and defends employers in all aspects of California labor and employment law and litigation, including wage and hour class and representative PAGA actions, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, and other labor code violations. She routinely defends employers in actions filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Civil Rights Department (CRD) (formerly known as the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing), and the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE). Additionally, Janine assists clients with developing, implementing, and auditing their employment policies and practices, and she provides effective recommendations to avoid risk and litigation. She also spent several years as a workplace investigator.
Managing Principal David Skinner states: “Janine brings a decade of experience in handling workplace investigations, class action litigation and other high impact issues on behalf of employers. We are thrilled to have her join our dynamic Labor & Employment Group.”
Active in the legal community, Janine serves on the Labor and Employment Executive Committee for the California Lawyers Association (CLA), currently sitting on the Mentorship, Law Review, Wage and Hour and Marketing subcommittees. From 2020-2022, she served as a California Young Lawyers Association liaison to the CLA Labor and Employment Executive Committee. Janine is a member of National Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) and served as the interim president and current secretary for the Northern California LERA Chapter. She is a member of the Sacramento County Bar Association, recently completing terms as treasurer (2020-2021) and as an executive committee member (2019-2020) for the Labor and Employment Section.
“Janine’s arrival will expand Meyers Nave’s ability to deliver exceptional results in employment litigation and help us meet growing, continuing demand for Labor and Employment services. Janine is a leader and mentor who brings her commitment to excellence to everything she does,” said Camille Hamilton Pating, Chair of Meyer Nave’s Labor & Employment Practice.
Janine has been recognized as a “Rising Star” in the “Employment & Labor” category by Northern California Super Lawyers. She has published several articles in the California Lawyers Association’s Labor and Employment Law Review and in the National LERA Perspectives on Work magazine. She regularly presents on a variety of labor and employment law related topics. Janine received her J.D. from Lincoln Law School of Sacramento and her B.A. from the University of California, Davis.
About Meyers Nave
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