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Gary Lafayette is honored to moderate the General Counsel Panel at the upcoming NELC Texas Regional Conference and Reception on Wednesday 2/19/2020, presented by Toyota. Panelists include Sandra Phillips Rogers (Group Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Diversity Officer, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.), Chris Luna, (VP, Legal Affairs and Chief Counsel, Metro by
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Lafayette & Kumagai is proud to sponsor the 2020 National Employment Law Council (NELC) San Francisco Regional Reception on Thursday 2/20/2020 at Trailblazer Tavern! The NELC strives to be the premiere organization for all experienced management-side labor and management-side employment law attorneys and human resources leaders of color practicing by providing an unparalleled platform for
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Congratulations to Barbara Lyons! Barbara successfully obtained a dismissal of a class action in United States District Court, Northern District of California, brought against a public entity client. Plaintiffs filed suit in the wake of Janus v. American Federation of State, County, & Municipal Employees, Counsel 31, 138 S. Ct. 2448 (2018), in which the
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Ingrid Ahuja Joins Lafayette & Kumagai LLP

  • January 14, 2020
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Lafayette & Kumagai is pleased to welcome Ingrid M. Ahuja to the firm. Ms. Ahuja handles all aspects of employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, restrictive covenants, classification issues and wage and hour class action litigation. In addition, she has significant experience in commercial and general business litigation matters, including breach of contract, privacy, slander,
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Lafayette & Kumagai is pleased to announce that Saisruthi Paspulati has joined the firm. Ms. Paspulati has experience handling employment matters in state court, as well as before administrative agencies. She has successfully defended employers in a variety of industries, including staffing agencies, automotive manufacturers, retail stores, restaurants, and large HR outsourcing companies. Prior to
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Lafayette & Kumagai LLP had such an incredible time at the NAMWOLF 2019 Annual Meeting and Law Firm Expo! We appreciate everyone who stopped by to visit us at the Law Firm Expo and take home a magic robot. Thank you to the NAMWOLF team for a fantastic 2019 Annual Meeting in LA. It was
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We are proud to sponsor the 2019 National Association of Minority & Women Owned Law Firms (NAMWOLF) Annual Meeting & Law Firm Expo, September 22 – 25 in Los Angeles! We hope to see you there! NAMWOLF’s mission is to promote diversity in the legal profession by fostering successful relationships among preeminent minority and women
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Congratulations to Susan Kumagai! Susan successfully obtained summary judgment on behalf of a Fortune 50 company in an employment matter in which Plaintiff alleged disability discrimination, failure to accommodate, wrongful termination and retaliation. Lafayette & Kumagai argued that Plaintiff did not meet the definition of a person with a disability. Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment
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