Angela Clements is an experienced litigator and advice counsel who focuses on labor and employment law. Angela represents private and public employers in all phases of litigation involving issues such as wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wage and hour claims. She has successfully handled matters before administrative bodies such as the California Public Employment Relations Board, Labor Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Department of Fair Employment and Housing. Angela also represents public agencies in disciplinary actions and grievances, unfair labor practice charges, and other collective bargaining agreement disputes.
Angela also proactively counsels employers on hiring, discipline and discharge, compliance with wage and hour law, reductions in force, management of leaves of absence and severance, and other personnel policies. Angela regularly provides training to employers on labor and employment law and workforce management.
Angela maintains an active pro bono practice, including successfully winning asylum on behalf of refugees in the United States.
Prior to joining the firm she was counsel for the Berkeley Law Center on Health, Economic & Family Security. During law school, she served as a law clerk in the City Attorney's Office of the City and County of San Francisco and at the East Bay Community Law Center.
"Social Media Do's and Don'ts: What to Think About When Your Agency and Employees Get On-Line," co-author, MMANC Quarterly Newsletter Connections 2014 Spring Edition (April 2014)
"State High Court Approves Class Claims for Local Tax Refunds: Ardon v. City of Los Angeles," co-author, Hanson Bridgett Public Agency Advisory (September 2011)
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AIDS Legal Referral Panel (ALRP) 2012 Volunteer Appreciation Award
Pro Bono Attorney Honor Roll, Center for Gender and Refugee Studies (2012)