Renuka V. Jain

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Offices of Renuka V. Jain, P.C.
 | 12100 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-878-9595
Fax: 213-341-2360
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
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Attorney Profile

Renuka V. Jain is a trial lawyer practicing plaintiff-side employment law in Los Angeles, California. She works with cases involving wrongful termination, discrimination, and whistleblower retaliation claims. 

Ms. Jain is a seasoned trial lawyer with a reputation for taking on and prevailing in difficult cases. In private practice since 1994, she has tried dozens of employment discrimination, whistleblower, eminent domain, wrongful death and personal injury cases to verdict. In December 2014, Ms. Jain obtained one of Southern California's top 25 verdicts for $3.3 million in a whistleblower case against the Los Angeles Unified School District on behalf of a retired Air Force officer and Junior ROTC instructor.

Representing a diverse range of clients as part of her practice, Ms. Jain has represented clients before the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board.

Committed to ensuring access to courts and the right to a jury for all litigants, Ms. Jain presented argument before the Texas Supreme Court successfully challenging the systematic exclusion of African Americans from a civil jury.  The Texas Supreme Court's 2008 opinion in Davis v. Fisk Electric, is now required reading for trial lawyers in Texas.

Along with her trial practice, Ms. Jain offers advice and strategic counseling to clients in matters involving employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and severance contracts.

Ms. Jain is a graduate of the University of Houston Law Center. She has a B.A. in Economics & Political Science and an M.B.A. from the University of Pune, India. In her previous career, Ms. Jain was the chief training officer on a World Bank project in Liberia.

Ms. Jain is a member of professional organizations, including the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the National Employment Lawyers Association, and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles. She is on the Executive Board of the California Employment Lawyers Association and a member of the Executive Committee of the Labor & Employment Section of the Los Angeles Bar Association. In 2008, Ms. Jain was honored by the State Bar of Texas for her contributions and awarded the Frances Campbell Advocacy Award. This award is one of the three Founders' Awards given annually by the State Bar of Texas.

Ms. Jain's clients come from diverse backgrounds - culturally, economically, and professionally. Each is a respected partner, integral to the development of a winning strategy, whose opinions are valued. While past performance cannot guarantee success, it is indicative of Renuka Jain's client-centric approach and effective advocacy, which consistently delivers superior results.

 

 
Practice Areas
  • 100%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

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Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2021

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About Renuka Jain

Admitted: 2008, California

Professional Webpage: http://renukavjain.com

Honors/Awards:

  • In 2020, the Los Angeles Daily Journal named Ms. Jain to its list of the top 75 Labor and Employment Attorneys, an honor reserved only for exceptional employment lawyers in California. Ms. Jain has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer by the California Super Lawyers Magazine in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.   In 2008, the Texas Bar Association presented Ms. Jain with the Frances Campbell Advocacy Award.

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Executive Board Member, California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Executive Committee Member, LACBA Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member, State Bar of California
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
  • Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
  • Member, Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • Member, State Bar of Texas 
  • Co-chaired, Houston Bar Association’s Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession Committee
  • Co-chaired, Houston Bar Association’s Minority Opportunities in the Legal Profession Committee

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • 2016 NELA Convention Speaker - Taking and Defending Depostions
  • 2016 CELA Trial College Presenter and Trainer
  • 2016 CAALA Conference Presenter - Defeating Agreements to Arbitrate
  • 2015 LACBA Second Annual Trial Skills Academy, Presenter - Closing Arguments in Employment Cases
  • 2016 LACBA Third Annual Trial Skills Academy, Moderator - Direct, Cross and Expert Witness Examination
  • 2015 CELA Conference Panelist - Member Victories
  • 2015 CAALA Conference Panelist - Opposing Views on Hot Topics in Employment Law

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Archie Roundtree v. Los Angeles Unified School District, et. al.   In December 2014, a Los Angeles jury awarded retired Air Force major and Junior ROTC officer 3.3 million dollars on his claims for whistleblower retaliation and defamation against Los Angeles Unified School District and two LAUSD administrators.  In addition to the jury award, the court awarded attorney's fees against LAUSD under the Private Attorney General theory for enforcing an important right affecting public interest.
  • Davis v. Fisk Electric Co. et al., 268 S.W.3d 508 (Tex. 2008)

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • In 2020, the Los Angeles Daily Journal named Ms. Jain to its list of the top 75 Labor and Employment Attorneys, an honor reserved only for  exceptional employment lawyers in California. Ms. Jain has also been recognized as a Super Lawyer by the California Super Lawyers Magazine in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020.  , 2020

Educational Background:

  • University of Houston, B.A. in Economics and Political Science
  • University of Houston, M.B.A. in Marketing

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Comments

  • “Renuka Jain is one of the most highly regarded trial lawyers in California representing employees in employment cases. In 2014 she won a $3.35 million verdict against the LA Unified School District and its official in a wrongful termination and defamation case. She is a member of the board of directors of the California Employment Attorneys' Assn., even though she moved her practice to California less than 10 years ago. Before then, she had an extremely highly distinguished career in Texas as very high ranking attorney in the office of the Attorney General of that state, and in private practice there.”
  • “Renuka is simply exceptional. Knowledgeable, dedicated, and gets great results.”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Renuka V. Jain

12100 Wilshire Blvd
Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90025

Phone: 310-878-9595

Fax: 213-341-2360

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