Alicia Olivares

Alicia Olivares

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Feldman Browne Olivares, APC
 | 12400 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-207-8500
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2017
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
Attorney Profile

Ms. Olivares is a Partner at Feldman Browne Olivares, APC. She has been with the Firm (previously, The Feldman Law Firm) since its inception in 1998. She graduated from Loyola Law School in 1995, where she was Articles Editor of the Loyola International and Comparative Law Review. She has devoted her career to providing superior and aggressive representation of employees in employment and labor matters, including cases of wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, harassment, pregnancy discrimination, and violations of federal and state leave laws. She has also successfully prosecuted numerous class action cases involving Labor Code and FEHA violations. Ms. Olivares is a frequent speaker and lecturer in employment matters and is included in The Best Lawyers in America. She takes great pride in making a positive difference in the lives of those employees she represents and has achieved millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for her clients. Ms. Olivares is fluent in Spanish.

About Alicia Olivares

Admitted: 1995, California

Professional Webpage: http://leefeldmanlaw.com/attorneys/alicia-olivares/

Honors and Awards:

  • Included in The Best Lawyers of America, 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Member, California State Bar; Member Labor & Employment Section; Member, California Employment Lawyers Association; Member, Diversity Committee of the California Employment Lawyers Association; Member, American Bar Association; Member, Mexican American Bar Association; Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association

Scholarly Lectures and Writings:

  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Employment Disputes., Speaker, 2014
  • Speaker, “Advanced Strategies in Mediating FEHA Claims, May 15, 2013, Employment Mediation Institute 2013, Southern California Mediaton Association, 2013
  • Speaker, "Navigating the Employee Leave Laws: What Happens When the Statutes Intersect", 32nd Annual Labor & Employment Law Symposium, Los Angeles County Bar Association, 2012
  • Speaker, "Protection for 'MIA' Employees - Navigating Employee Leave Laws," February 5, 2009, California Employment Lawyers Association, 2009

Verdicts and Settlements:

  • $8,000,000 class action settlement on behalf of stadium vendors, working at certain AEG stadiums and arenas, who alleged they were misclassified as independent contractors and were not paid the minimum wage, 2016
  • $6,700,000 settlement reached in FMLA class action (Dudley v. SBC Communications); $1.5 million class action settlement (Catching v. Nikolaus Tank Lines, 2012); $1,275,000 settlement on wrongful termination claim in violation of FEHA; $900,000 (Douglas v. Barney's Beanery) class action settlement for claims of missed meal and rest periods; $1.5 million class action settlement for overtime and meal and rest break violations; $872,500.00 (Wolff v. Allied Beverages) class action settlement on behalf of small group of employees working in misclassified "outside salesperson" positions; $750,000 settlement for pregnancy discrimination case; $750,000 settlement for epileptic woman fired after having seizure at work; $650,000 settlement in failure to accommodate case; $625,000 for employee not reinstated after FMLA leave; $475,000 settlement for employee fired due to disability and in violation of CFRA/FMLA; $400,000 settlement obtained for employee fired due to pregnancy; $450,000 settlement in failure to accommodate case; $400,000 settlement for employee who was not reassigned to another position as an accommodation to her disability; $380,000 settlement for employee terminated while on disability leave; $470,000 attorney fee award after jury verdict, Vo v. Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (2000) 79 Cal. App. 4th 440.

Educational Background:

  • Loyola Law School, JD, 1995
  • California State University, Northridge (BA, Political Science)
Office Location for Alicia Olivares

12400 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90025

 

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Last Updated: 2/17/2017

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