Overview

Jasmine primarily defends employers in all aspects of employment law matters before federal and state courts and administrative agencies.  Jasmine handles a variety of claims involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, failure to accommodate, wage and hour, denial of leave, and other employment law issues.  Jasmine also provides advice and counsel to employers on how to prevent these claims and develop lawful and effective policies and practices.  Jasmine is also a certified, trauma-informed investigator and has substantial experience conducting Title IX and workplace investigations for a multitude of clients.

Professional & Civic Associations

  • State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Section
  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Northern California – Communications Chair
  • Marin Employers Advisory Council – Legal and Legislative Representative (2015-2017)
  • Sacramento Employers Advisory Council – Legal and Legislative Chair (2013-2014)

About Me

Jasmine is a die-hard sports fan and loves to cheer on the Golden State Warriors.

News & Analysis

Speaking Engagements & Industry Publications

  • “Pay Them Now, Or Pay Them Later: An Overview of Key Issues in Wage and Hour Law for Employers,” Marin County Employers Advisory Council, March 2017
  • “Leaves of Absence: Navigating the alphabet soup,” Marin Employers Advisory Council, November 2016
  • “Pay Them Now, Or Pay Them Later: An Overview of Key Issues in Wage and Hour Law for Employers,” Marin County Employers Advisory Council, July 2016
  • Co-author, “California Law Protects Employee Political Activity,” The Daily Recorder, May 2014
  • “Closing the Loop: The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Workplace Investigations,” San Joaquin Human Resource Association, May 2014
  • Co-author, “New FMLA Regulations,” The Daily Recorder, May 2014
  • Co-author, “When Must Employers Provide a Suitable Seat?,” The Daily Recorder, February 2014
  • Co-author, “New California Employment Laws for 2014 (Part 2),” The Daily Recorder, December 2013
  • Co-author, “New California Employment Laws for 2014 (Part 1),” The Daily Recorder, November 2013
  • “Closing the Loop: The Nuts and Bolts of Effective Workplace Investigations,” Sacramento Area Human Resource Association, November 2013
  • Co-author, “Assistive Animals in the Workplace,” The Daily Recorder, September 2013
  • Co-author, “Bag Checks May Cost Employers More Than Stolen Merchandise,” The Daily Recorder, June 2013
  • Co-author, “Employment Law Trends,” CalChamber, May 2013
  • Co-author, “Pot in the Workplace,” The Daily Recorder, January 2013
  • Co-author, “New Laws for California Employers – Part 2,” The Daily Recorder, November 2012
  • Co-author, “New Laws for California Employers – Part 1,” The Daily Recorder, November 2012
  • Co-author, “California Supreme Court Employment Law Decisions 2011-2012 – Part 2,” The Daily Recorder, September 2012
  • Co-author, “California Supreme Court Employment Law Decisions 2011-2012 – Part 1,” The Daily Recorder, August 2012
  • Co-author, “Keeping Up With the EEOC,” The Daily Recorder, June 2012
  • Co-author, “A Review of Employment Law Developments,” CalChamber, June 2012
  • Co-author, “Understanding the New NLRB Election Procedures,” The Daily Recorder, April 2012
  • "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Practice Emphasis

  • Litigation and Trials
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Policy Analysis and Employment Law Training
  • Employment Policy Formulation and Advice

Education

University of California, Berkeley School of Law

  • J.D., 2007

Florida State University

  • B.S., magna cum laude, 2003

Bar & Court Admissions

  • California, 2007
  • Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, 2010
  • Eastern District of California, 2009
  • Northern District of California, 2010
  • Central District of California, 2010
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