Amy E. Turner

Outside Counsel
Location:
Irvine, California
Phone:
866-454-2281
Fax:
949-975-7501
Email:
Amy Turner provides day-to-day advice to senior executives, human resources managers and in-house attorneys regarding all aspects of human resources issues and legal compliance, including hiring and firing, employee discipline and termination, personnel policies and procedures, wage and hour laws, benefits, leaves of absence, workplace investigations, corporate restructuring, layoffs, protection of trade secrets and proper handling of employment-related disputes, including claims of harassment, discrimination, breach of contract, wrongful termination, retaliation and wage and hour violations. Ms. Turner drafts and updates employment agreements, separation agreements, consulting agreements, confidentiality agreements, waiver and releases, and employee handbooks. Ms. Turner conducts investigations of, and/or assists clients in, conducting investigations of employee complaints (including harassment and discrimination complaints and claims asserted in administrative proceedings (such as DFEH and EEOC charges)). Ms. Turner also provides training programs for management and employees.

Education

  • Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 1994
  • University of Michigan - 1990

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of California (Labor and Employment Law Section), Member

Past Employment Positions

  • The Law Office of Amy Turner, Los Angeles, California, Attorney, December 2016 to present
  • Tesser Ruttenberg & Grossman, Los Angeles, California, Employment Law Counsel, August 2006 to November 2016
  • Bingham McCutchen LLP, Los Angeles, California, Employment Law Partner, July 2003 to August 2006
  • Riordan & McKinzie, Los Angeles, California (merged with Bingham McCutchen in July 2003), Employment Law Principal, February 2002 - July 2003; Employment Law Associate, November 1996 - February 2002
  • Rexon, Freedman, Klepetar & Hambleton, Los Angeles, California, Associate, January 1996 - November 1996
  • Goldstein, Kennedy & Petito, Los Angeles, California, Associate, January 1995 - December 1995