Los Angeles Business Journal  

National labor and employment law firm Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete, LLP is proud to announce Kim Talley has been named to the Los Angeles Business Journal’s “Leaders of Influence – Litigators & Trial Attorneys” list for 2023. The list recognizes members of the Los Angeles legal community that are considered some of the “best litigators and trial attorneys in the region.”

“We are excited that Kim has been recognized for her prowess in the courtroom and her unwavering commitment to advocating on behalf of our clients,” said Neil Wasser, chair of Constangy’s executive committee. “Kim is an exceptional litigator, a valued member of our Executive Committee, and we are fortunate to have her at the firm.”

For over 25 years, Kim has devoted her practice to management-side labor and employment law. She is highly regarded in the legal community as an effective advocate in arbitrations, negotiations, hearings, and administrative proceedings, in all phases of litigation and at trial. She regularly represents employers in single-plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, representative, and class-action lawsuits, in both state and federal court, including claims for discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wage and hour, and other statutory and common-law claims arising from the employment relationship. She is skilled in all facets of discovery and fact-gathering, legal research, law and motion, and courtroom advocacy.

Kim is recognized by clients and peers alike, appearing in many of the top legal industry publications for her work in labor and employment law and litigation, including Benchmark Litigation, Super Lawyers, and the National Black Lawyers Top 100, among others. Kim is also an advocate for diversity in our profession and has worked diligently throughout her career both to promote diversity and to educate others about diversity. Kim is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, an invitation-only trial lawyer honorary society, representing less than one-half of one percent of American lawyers. She is also a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, a global honorary society of attorneys, judges, law faculty, and legal scholars whose public and private careers have demonstrated outstanding dedication to the highest principles of the legal profession.


Constangy, Brooks, Smith & Prophete offers a wider lens on workplace law. We have counseled employers exclusively since 1946. With offices in 21 states, we are one of the largest labor and employment law practices in the U.S., with a growing Cybersecurity & Data Privacy practice group to match. Constangy has been named as a top firm for women and minorities by organizations including Working Mother Magazine, Law360the National Law Journal and Vault.com. Many of our more than 200 attorneys have been recognized by leading authorities such as Chambers USA®, The Best Lawyers in America® and Martindale-Hubbell. Find out more about us online at www.constangy.com or follow us on Twitter @ConstangyLaw.


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