Alicia Olivares

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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
Fax: 310-207-8515
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021
Licensed Since: 1995
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (90%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Spanish
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

As a partner at Feldman Browne Olivares, Alicia Olivares is dedicated to serving employee clients in the Greater Los Angeles, California, area. Focusing her practice on labor and employment law, she accepts a wide variety of cases, including wrongful termination, whistleblower retaliation, protected leaves of absence, discrimination, racial harassment, sexual harassment, wage and hour violations, FMLA disputes, and similar matters.

Ms. Olivares graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Northridge, in 1991. She then went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, in 1995. While there, she was the editor of the Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Review. She joined the predecessor to her current firm in 1999.

With more than two decades of experience, Ms. Olivares dedicates her entire practice to protecting workers’ rights and obtaining compensation for harms caused to workers by their employers, and she has been able to achieve significant settlements and jury awards for her clients. She is admitted to practice in California, as well as before the U.S. District Courts for the Central and Northern Districts of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.

Fluent in Spanish, Ms. Olivares is frequently asked to deliver presentations to groups of fellow attorneys on employment law topics such as mediating claims arising under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act and employee leave. She is an active participant in a variety of professional organizations. A member of the Diversity Outreach Committee of the California Employment Lawyers Association, Ms. Olivares is also a member of Consumer Attorneys of California and the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Employment & Labor: Employee
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment, Labor Law


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Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2021

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About Alicia Olivares

Admitted: 1995, California

Professional Webpage:


  • Included in The Best Lawyers of America, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California State Bar, Labor & Employment Section, Member
  • California State Courts, 1995
  • United States District Court, 9th Circuit
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Diversity Committee, Member
  • U.S. District court Northern District of California
  • Century City Bar Association
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section, Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, CAOC
  • U.S. District court Central District of California
  • Consumer Attorneys of Los Angeles, CAALA
  • Mexican American Bar Association, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • SCMA Employment Mediation Institute 2013, “Advanced Strategies in Mediating FEHA Claims” Hyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, May 15, 2013
  • Speaker, “Advanced Strategies in Mediating FEHA Claims, May 15, 2013, Employment Mediation Institute 2013, Southern California Mediation 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
  • Pepperdine University School of Law, Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution, Employment Disputes., Speaker, 2014


  • Wolff v. Allied Beverages
  • Valentine v. County of Los Angeles, class action case settled for $7,137,900, 2020
  • Douglas v. Barney's Beanery
  • Catching v. Nikolaus Tank Lines, 2012
  • Vo v. Las Virgenes Municipal Water District (2000) 79 Cal. App. 4th 440
  • Dudley v. SBC Communications

Educational Background:

  • California State University, Northridge, B.A., Majors: Political Science
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Office Location for Alicia Olivares

12400 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1100
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: 310-207-8500

Fax: 310-207-8515

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Last Updated: 7/24/2020

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