Genie Harrison

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Genie Harrison Law Firm, APC
 | 523 West 6th Street, Suite 707
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Phone: 213-805-5301
Fax: 213-805-5306
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1992
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (90%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (0%)
Attorney Profile

When people have been wronged or harmed by their employers, Genie Harrison advocates on their behalf to see their issues resolved. As lead counsel at the Genie Harrison Law Firm, she provides dedicated legal representation to clients in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California. Ms. Harrison focuses her practice on employment law, generally handling cases that involve sexual harassment and discrimination.

Ms. Harrison understands the most important thing in employment law cases is not always the dollar value of the verdicts or settlements obtained. She knows the drain that litigation may have on her clients and their families, and she places an emphasis on the human value of each case. Ms. Harrison strives to help her clients keep their jobs, redress the wrongs they suffered and move forward with their lives. When that's not possible, she will fiercely litigate and try each case, which the legal community recognizes.

Having 25 years of experience, Ms. Harrison has received a number of awards and recognitions for her successful representation and high standard of ethics. She has been listed by Super Lawyers to the list of the Top 10 Southern California Super Lawyers from 2016-2018, was ranked #3 on the list in 2017, named to the list of the Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers from 2016-2018, to the list of Top 50 Southern California Women Super Lawyers and has been listed in Super Lawyers for 10 years (2009-2018) in plaintiff's employment law. She and her firm have been recognized in The Best Lawyers in America and was named in The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100. Additionally, Ms. Harrison has been admitted as a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and she has received an Avvo "Superb" rating.

In 1989, Ms. Harrison graduated from Elmhurst College with a Bachelor of Science in international business. She then went on to earn a Juris Doctor from Santa Clara Law in 1992.

Beyond the courtroom, Ms. Harrison is actively involved in the legal community. A frequent speaker and author on employment law matters, she is a member of numerous professional associations, including the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), the Consumer Attorneys of California, the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association and The National Trial Lawyers. She currently serves as the Treasurer of CAALA, which is the largest local trial bar organization in the country, and will be its President in 2021. 

 
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About Genie Harrison

Admitted: 1992, California

Professional Webpage: https://genieharrisonlaw.com/genie-harrison/

Honors/Awards:

  • One of the Top 75 Women Litigators in California by the Daily Journal, 2008
  • Nominated for the CAALA Trial Lawyer of the Year Award, 2007
  • Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, Member
  • Named one of the Top 50 Women Southern California Super Lawyers, 2009 - 2010 and 2015 - 2016
  • Named to the Super Lawyer's list in Plaintiff's Employment Litigation, 2009
  • Named to the Best Lawyers in America list for Employment Law, Individuals and Litigation, Labor & Employment, 2012
  • CAOC Consumer Attorney of the Year Award, Finalist, 2008
  • Named to the Top 10 Southern California Super Lawyers list, 2016
  • Listed in The Best Law Firms in America, 2015 and 2016
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyers in California by The American Trial Lawyers Association, 2007 - 2013
  • One of the Top Labor & Employment Lawyers in California, the Daily Journal, 2009 - 2013, 2015-2017
  • Top 10 Plaintiff's Employment Lawyers in California, Daily Journal, 2009 and 2010
  • Named to Top 100 Southern California Super Lawyers list, 2016
  • Litigator Award Winner, 2014 and 2015

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor & Employment Section
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow, 2014
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Board of Governor (CAOC)
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 1995
  • The National Trial Lawyers Association
  • The College of Labor & Employment Lawyers, Fellow, 2014
  • National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • California, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Executive Committee Secretary, (CAALA)

Educational Background:

  • Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois, B.S., Bachelor of Science, International Business, 1989
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Office Location for Genie Harrison

523 West 6th Street
Suite 707
Los Angeles, CA 90014

Phone: 213-805-5301

Fax: 213-805-5306

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Last Updated: 9/23/2019

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