Gary M. McLaughlin > Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP > Los Angeles, United States > Lawyer Profile

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
1999 Avenue of the Stars
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90067-6022
United States
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Partner; Labor


Gary McLaughlin is based in Los Angeles and represents employers in state and federal courts and before administrative agencies. He has extensive experience litigating complex employment cases, including wage and hour class actions and other representative matters, such as California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) actions, as well as discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing and wrongful termination claims. Gary also counsels employers on labor and employment matters, such as wage and hour issues and compliance, independent contractors, terminations and layoffs, internal investigations, workplace policies and procedures, and family and medical leaves, and he frequently advises on California non-competes and restrictive covenants. He has represented clients in a variety of industries including retail, health care, hospitality and food services, insurance, financial services and entertainment.

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Member of the board of directors of the Friends of the Los Angeles County Law Library


J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 2001
B.A., University of Virginia, with distinction, 1996