Twila S. White

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Law Offices of Twila S. White
 | 6033 West Century Boulevard, Suite 810
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: 213-381-8749
Fax: 213-381-8799
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019
Selected to Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2011
Licensed Since: 2000
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employee (40%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

A talented labor and employment law attorney, Twila S. White is the founder of her own firm that is located in Los Angeles, California (near LAX). Ms. White has recently opened a Santa Barbara office, to better serve the Ventura and Santa Barbara County areas. Providing representation to prospective, current and former employees throughout the greater Los Angeles area, she handles cases involving workplace discrimination arising out of various federal and state laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Pregnancy Discrimination Act of 1978, and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act. Ms. White also has experience with violations of the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Ms. White also provides assistance to male and female employees who have been the victims of sexual harassment, and she represents whistleblowers who have been the subject of demotions, terminations and other unlawful forms of retaliation. In one notable 2009 California case, she established a precedent for the introduction of so-called "me too" evidence regarding a claim of workplace discrimination. On the basis of her achievements, Ms. White has been named a member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100.

Active in a variety of professional organizations, Ms. White is a member of the board of governors of both the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles and Consumer Attorneys of California. She is also a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association, and she sits on the board of directors of Los Angeles Trial Lawyers’ Charities. She has been a featured speaker and presenter at numerous employment law and legal conferences and seminars. Admitted to practice in California, Ms. White holds a Bachelor of Science in industrial and systems engineering from the University of Southern California and a Juris Doctor from Pepperdine University School of Law.

 
Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Employment Litigation (50%): Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation

Employment & Labor (40%): Employment Law - Employee, Wage & Hour Laws, Whistleblower, Sexual Harassment

Personal Injury - General (10%): Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff

Focus Areas

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

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 8 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 4 years

Super Lawyers: 2012 - 2019 Rising Stars: 2007, 2009 - 2011

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About Twila White

Admitted: 2000, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.terminationlawyer.com/About/Twila-S-White.shtml

Honors/Awards:

  • Elected to Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities Board of Directors, December 2015
  • Appointed to Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles Board of Governors, At Large Member, October 2015
  • Appointed to California Judicial Council Civil and Small Claims Advisory Committee, September 2015
  • Southern California Rising Star, 2007, 2009-2011
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, Listed in Los Angeles Magazine and Southern California Super Lawyers, 2012 - 2018
  • Elected to Consumer Attorneys of California Board of Governors, November 2017

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • California, 2000
  • The National Trial Lawyers, Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Member
  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities, Board Member
  • Consumer Attorneys of California, Board of Governors
  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, Board of Governors
  • California Employment Lawyers Association, Member

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Featured Presenter: California Employment Lawyers Association Judges Evaluation Dinner 2017, Los Angeles, CA, November 2017
  • Featured Speaker: 2017 CAALA Convention, The 20 Minute Voir Dire, Las Vegas, NV, September 2017
  • Featured Speaker: The American Association For Justice Annual Convention: Framing Your Case, Appealing To People With Widely Divergent Views, Boston, MA July 2017
  • Featured Speaker: Western Trial Lawyers Association: Representing Plaintiffs in Sexual Harassment Cases, Maui, HI, June 2017
  • Featured Speaker: CAALA Webinar: Injured Employees (Series 2)-Gender Discrimination, Los Angeles, CA, April 2017
  • Featured Speaker: Litigating Employment Cases Efficiently, San Francisco, CA, November 2016
  • Featured Speaker: 2016 CAALA Convention, Employment Trial Skills, Pre-Trial Prep: Themes, Witnesses, Evidence and the Jury, Las Vegas, NV, September 2016
  • Featured Speaker: Employment Law Roundtable with Twila White, "Anatomy of An Employment Case", Los Angeles, CA, February 2016
  • Featured Speaker: CAALA Practice Series: Banking, Budgeting & Financing for the Solo Firm, Los Angeles, CA, October, 2015
  • Featured Speaker: Winning An Adverse Action Case, Where the Adverse Action Isn't Termination, San Francisco, CA, November 2014
  • Featured Speaker: LACBA Labor and Employment Law Seminar Unpacking the Litigation Toolbox: The Nuts and Bolts of Employment Law, Los Angeles, CA, November 2013
  • Featured Speaker: Deposition Skills Seminar, California Employment Lawyers Association, Los Angeles, CA, June 2012
  • Featured Speaker: California Employment Lawyers Association Annual Conference, Annual Law Review Panel, Los Angeles, CA, October 2010
  • Featured Speaker: California Employment Lawyers Association Annual Conference, Victories Panel, Oakland, CA, October 2009
  • Featured Speaker: Legal Eagles for Truth Justice and the America Way, Presentation concerning "me too" evidence and Johnson v. United Cerebral Palsy case, Venice, CA, June 2009

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Taylor v. Long Beach Memorial Medical Center , 2014 WL 1255314 (2014)
  • Johnson v. United Cerebral Palsy, 173 Cal.App.4th 740 (2009)

Educational Background:

  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College, Cambria Regional (2012); Grad I (2012); Grad I (2013); Grad II (2014)
  • Gerry Spence Trial Lawyers College - 2011
  • University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, B.S., Major: Industrial and Systems Engineering
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Office Location for Twila S. White

6033 West Century Boulevard
Suite 810
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Phone: 213-381-8749

Fax: 213-381-8799

 

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Last Updated: 8/21/2018

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