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, Los Angeles, CA 90025
Phone: 310-878-9595
Fax: 213-341-2360
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020
Licensed Since: 2008
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
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    Renuka V. Jain is a trial lawyer practicing plaintiff-side employment law in Los Angeles, California. She works with cases involving wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, and whistleblower claims. 

    Ms. Jain is a seasoned trial lawyer. In private practice since 1994, she has tried dozens of employment discrimination, whistleblower, eminent domain, wrongful death and personal injury cases to verdict in state and federal court in Texas and California. 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 argued in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit and the Supreme Court of Texas. She has also represented clients before the U.S. Department of Labor, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Texas State Office of Administrative Hearings 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, 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 a marketing manager for a State entity providing assistance and guidance to small businesses, a market research officer for a leading manufacturer of industrial laminates in India, and 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
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation


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    Super Lawyers: 2016 - 2020

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    About Renuka Jain

    Admitted: 2008, California

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    • 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


    • 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)

    Educational Background:

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

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    Office Location for Renuka V. Jain

    12100 Wilshire Blvd
    Los Angeles, CA 90025

    Phone: 310-878-9595

    Fax: 213-341-2360

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