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Jackson Lewis P.C.
725 SOUTH FIGUEROA SREET, SUITE 2500
LOS ANGELES, CA 90017
United States

Position

Co-leader of the Class Actions and Complex Litigation practice group

Career

Mia Farber is a principal in the Los Angeles, California, office of Jackson Lewis P.C. and a former member of the firm’s Board of Directors. She is co-leader of the Class Actions and Complex Litigation practice group and has extensive experience in all facets of employment litigation.

Mia has represented employers in all types of employment litigation, including sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination. She also has vast experience in the area of wage and hour class actions. Mia has defended a significant number of wage and hour class actions over the last several years. Additionally, she provides advice and counsel, conducts training seminars on a myriad of topics all related to employment issues and frequently speaks on employment law issues.

Mia has tried numerous cases. She also has extensive experience arbitrating employment disputes pursuant to employment arbitration agreements and collective bargaining agreements as well as defending employers in judicial arbitrations. She also regularly handles both judicial and private employment dispute meditations on behalf of employers.

Memberships

  • State Bar of California

Lawyer Rankings

United States > Labor and employment > Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Boutique law firm Jackson Lewis P.C. is noted for defending clients before trial and appellate courts as well as arbitration proceedings involving wage and hour claims, discrimination and harassment allegations as well as trade secret and antitrust cases. Skilled in class, collective and single-plaintiff cases, the team benefits from the ability to leverage the firm’s e-discovery capabilities when handling complex litigation. It is managed by Orange County-based Samantha Hoffman and chaired by Kevin Lauri in New York. The class action and complex litigation practice group is jointly led by wage and hour experts Mia Farber in Los Angeles, David Golder in Hartford and Eric Magnus in Atlanta. Nadine Abrahams in Chicago directs the general employment litigation practice group alongside Orlando-based litigator Stephanie Adler-Paindiris. Other key names include Stephen Silvestri in Baltimore, Debra Weiss Ford in Portsmouth and Katherine Van Dyke in Detroit. Reynaldo Velazquez, formerly at Ford & Harrison LLP,  joined the Miami office in November 2021 and Garen Dodge, formerly at Epstein Becker & Green, P.C., joined the Washington DC office in July 2021. Las Vegas-based Lisa McClane left the firm in June 2021 for Fisher & Phillips.