Toni J. Jaramilla

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Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Toni Jaramilla, A Professional Law Corporation
 | 1900 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Phone: 310-551-3020
Fax: 310-551-3019
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2004
Licensed Since: 1994
Education: Whittier Law School
Practice Areas:
  • Employment & Labor: Employee
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    Toni J. Jaramilla is a Los Angeles, California, based employment and civil rights attorney. The founder of Toni Jaramilla, A Professional Law Corporation, Ms. Jaramilla has over 25 years of experience handling matters involving sexual harassment, disability accommodations, leave law violations, retaliation, wage and hour claims, wrongful termination, and civil rights, police abuse cases and wrongful death. She represents clients from all income levels throughout the Los Angeles area.

    Over the course of her career, Ms. Jaramilla has successfully litigated and settled hundreds of cases resulting in verdicts and recoveries worth millions of dollars. She has experience arguing before state, federal and appellate courts and assists with drafting legislation designed to protect workers’ rights.

    The recipient of numerous honors and awards, Ms. Jaramilla is rated one of the “Top 75 California Labor and Employment lawyers” by the LA Daily Journal. She is often quoted on issues of employment law and featured in many news print publications including the Daily Journal, Variety, Bloomberg, and Los Angeles Times.  Major TV news media have headlined several of Ms. Jaramilla's employment law and civil rights cases and activism in the community.

    Ms. Jaramilla was instrumental during the #MeToo movement in advancing greater protections for women.  She testified at the Capitol and along with workers' rights organizations, helped draft legislation that has strengthened the anti-harassment and discrimination laws in California.  Several of the legislation that she worked on have been signed into law by Governor Brown and Governor Newsom.

    In addition to her law practice, Ms. Jaramilla has been a guest lecturer at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law and regularly speaks on employment law topics before numerous organizations and radio shows. She has held Chair/President positions with the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), the Foundation for Advocacy Inclusion and Resources (FAIR), the State Bar Labor & Employment Section, and the Philippine American Bar Association (PABA).

    Ms. Jaramilla earned a Bachelor's of Science in Psychobiology at the University of California, Los Angeles and her juris doctorate from Whittier School of Law.  She is licensed to practice law in California and Hawaii. 

     

     
    Practice Areas
    • 100%Employment & Labor: Employee
    Focus Areas

    Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

    Selections

    Selected to Super Lawyers for 16 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 1 years

    Super Lawyers: 2005 - 2006, 2008 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2004

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    Admitted: 1994, California

    Professional Webpage: https://www.jaramilla.com/Attorneys/Toni-J-Jaramilla.shtml

    Honors/Awards:

    • , Best Lawyers of America, Best Lawyers, 2020
    • , Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers , Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2019
    • , Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers , Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2018
    • , Top 75 Labor & Employment Lawyers , Los Angeles Daily Journal, 2020
    • Women Making a Difference Award, Los Angeles Business Journal: 2013
    • Southern California Super Lawyers, Los Angeles Magazine and Law & Politics, Employment Litigation: 2018 and yearly since 2005
    • Daily Journal, Front Page Profile “Bar President is Feisty Advocate”: 10/26/98
    • Alumni of the Year-Distinguished Service Award, 2013
    • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 - 2015
    • Top Women Lawyers, Los Angeles Magazine, 2011-2013
    • Los Angeles Times, "Women Leaders in the Law" 2009
    • The Best Lawyers in America, 2006 - 2015
    • Los Angeles Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine "Super Lawyers"
    • Best Lawyers, Featured Los Angeles Times, 2009 and each year to the Present
    • Southern California, “Rising Star”, Los Angeles Magazine: 2004
    • CELA’s Joe Posner Attorney of the Year Award: 2010
    • Women Leaders in the Law, Los Angeles Times, 2014
    • Super Lawyers, Featured Los Angeles Magazine, 2009 and each year to the Present
    • The Best Lawyers in America, Featured, 2006 and each year to the Present
    • The Best Lawyers in America, Featured, Los Angeles Times, 2007 and each year to the Present
    • California State Board of Equalization Resolution Recognizing Her "Outstanding, Hardworking & Dedicated Leadership in the Los Angeles Community," 1998
    • Super Lawyer, Featured, Los Angeles Magazine, 2005 and each year to the Present
    • Southern California "Rising Star", Los Angeles Magazine, 2004
    • U.S. Congressional Resolution Honoree for Community Service Work: 2000
    • Top 75 California Labor and Employment Lawyers, Los Angeles Daily Journal: 2019, 2018, 2017
    • Southern California Super Lawyers, Los Angeles Magazine and Law & Politics, Employment Litigation: 2019 and yearly since 2005

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Philippine American Bar Association, President; Lifetime Member, 1998 - Present
    • Beverly Hills Bar Association
    • State Bar, Labor & Employment Law Section, Chair: 2004-2005; Executive Board Member and Advisor: 1998-2007
    • California Employment Lawyers Association, President; Member, 2011 - 2013
    • Los Angeles County Bar Association - Labor & Employment Section
    • American Bar Association - Labor & Employment Section
    • California, Hawaii, U.S. District Court, U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit
    • Philippine American Bar Association, Past President, Past Chair of Board, Advisor
    • California Employment Lawyers Association, Diversity Outreach Committee, Past Chair and Member
    • California State Bar, Diversity Pipeline Task Force
    • California State Bar - Past Chair, Labor and Employment Section, Advisor
    • Foundation for Advocacy, Inclusion and Resources, Past President, Vice President, and Executive Board Member
    • California Employment Lawyers Association, Past Chair and Board Member, Treasurer

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • National Employment Lawyers Association, Trainer for Trial Advocacy
    • UCLA Law School, Mock Interviewer
    • California Employment Lawyers Association, Trial College Trainer
    • "Know Your Rights" Clinic at Asian American Advancing Justice
    • CELA's Diversity Outreach Committee
    • Foundation for Advocacy Inclusion and Resources, President: 2009-2011; Board

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Frequent Speaker, Various Issues in Employment & Labor Law, Trial Skills, Diversity in the Legal Profession
    • Discussion on how to handle sexual harassment and assault cases from client intake to litigation. , Author, Primer on Screening and Handling Sexual Harassment & Assault Cases, Advocate, Labor & Employment, 2020
    • Guest Lecturer, UC Irvine, School of Law for Civil Procedures

    Educational Background:

    • University of California, Los Angeles, CaliforniaB.S., Honors: UCLA President's Medal of Honor, Major: Psychobiology
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    1900 Avenue of the Stars
    Suite 900
    Los Angeles, CA 90067

    Phone: 310-551-3020

    Fax: 310-551-3019

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