Cathryn G. Fund

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Woodland Hills, CA

JML Law, A.P.L.C.
 | 5855 Topanga Canyon Blvd, Suite 300
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Phone: 866-682-1277
Fax: 818-610-3030
Selected To Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2013
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Plaintiff (60%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%)
    Attorney Profile

    Cathryn G. Fund is an attorney at JML Law, A Professional Law Corporation. Located in Woodland Hills, California, she divides her practice between employment law matters, personal injury and wrongful death litigation. Admitted to practice before all California state courts, Ms. Fund is also admitted to practice before all U.S. District Courts in California, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and the U.S. Supreme Court.   

    In her employment law practice, Ms. Fund only represents former, current and prospective employees. Many of her cases involve violations of federal and state discrimination laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Ms. Fund's experience in this area also includes sexual harassment claims, wage and hour violations arising under the Fair Labor Standards Act, wrongful termination and other forms of retaliation, and disputes under the California Family Rights Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. Ms. Fund's personal injury and wrongful death practice encompasses the representation of people who have suffered catastrophic harm due to the negligence of other persons or entities in motor vehicle crashes and other incidents.

    In the last five years, she has successfully tried seven trials and arbitrations (most of which) to verdict.  

    Raised in upstate New York, Ms. Fund pursued her undergraduate education at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and legal studies in 2006. She subsequently went on to attend New England Law | Boston, and while she was there, she made the Dean's List each year and received the New England School of Law Service Award before being awarded her Juris Doctor in 2013. Ms. Fund has been with her current firm since 2015.

    Practice Areas
    • 60%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
    • 40%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


    top-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 5 years

    Rising Stars: 2017 - 2021

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    About Cathryn Fund

    Admitted: 2013, California

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    • This is awarded to students who have demonstrated significant dedication and service to the law school., Service Award, New England Law, 2013
    • This award is sponsored by the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction to recognize the highest ranked students in specific courses.  I received the award in Family Law.   , CALI Excellence for the Future Award, New England Law, 2012

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • U.S. District Court Central District of California  , 2014
    • U.S. Supreme Court , 2020
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2017
    • California State Bar, 2013
    • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), Member  
    • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA), Member

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Wrote an article published by Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles, entitled Evidence for Punitive Damages in Common Types of Negligence Cases. , Author, Evidence for Punitive Damages in Common Types of Negligence Cases, The Advocate, CAALA, 2015
    • I lectured to Southwestern Law School's Employment Law class about my experience litigating a case that went before the U.S. Supreme Court , Lecturer, Litigating a Case before the U.S. Supreme Court , Southwestern Law School, 2021
    • Spoke to group of employment lawyers about impact of the Court of Appeals decision in Biel v. St. James School. , Lecturer, The Impact of Biel v. St. James School, 2018


    • $819,013.40 Arbitration Award - Engleman v. Greystar Management Services, recovery for property manager following his wrongful termination for submitting complaints of discrimination , 2021
    • $628,986.41 Personal Injury Verdict - Emmons v. Jesa Investment, recovery for former Marine injured when she stepped off an unsafe curb in a shopping complex, 2017
    • $1,237,500 Personal Injury Settlement - Villescas v. Tri Alpha Energy, recovery for CalTrans worker injured while parked on the side of the highway, 2015
    • $150,000 Personal Injury Verdict - Liermann v. Hartung, et al, recovery for passenger following a broken collar bone, when one vehicle ran a red light, 2017

    Educational Background:

    • Bachelors of Arts from Trinity College, Hartford, CT, Major: Sociology and Legal Studies, Honors: Recognized for her Academic Excellence, Honors: Dean's Scholarship, Honors: Dean's List, 2009-2013, 2006
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    Office Location for Cathryn G. Fund

    5855 Topanga Canyon Blvd
    Suite 300
    Woodland Hills, CA 91367

    Phone: 866-682-1277

    Fax: 818-610-3030

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    Last Updated: 4/6/2021

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