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Oscar Ramirez

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment & Labor Attorney in Los Angeles, CA

Blair & Ramirez LLP
515 S Flower St, 19th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Phone: 213-568-4000
Fax: 213-568-4100
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018
Licensed in California Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Employment & Labor: Employee, Business Litigation, Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
Attorney Profile

Oscar Ramirez practices employment litigation. His experience includes general commercial business disputes, serious personal injury, and employment-related disputes (wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, and wage & hour class action cases.)

He has successfully represented both plaintiffs and defendants in federal and state court (bench trials and jury trials), mediations, and arbitrations. His work has resulted in numerous favorable verdicts, judgments, settlements, and arbitration awards. He has experience first chairing state court trials, as well as co-chairing them numerous times, resulting in six-figure and seven-figure judgments. His clients have ranged from individuals and entrepreneurial businesses to international companies. Mr. Ramirez is also a certified mediator. He serves as a volunteer mediator for the Los Angeles Superior Court’s Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) program.

Prior to co-founding Blair & Ramirez LLP, Mr. Ramirez was managing partner at a boutique employment law firm with an emphasis on trial practice. Prior to that, Mr. Ramirez was a post-graduate funded fellow at Public Counsel (Community Development Project), where he provided transactional corporate assistance to microbusinesses and nonprofit corporations. He has also served as an extern for MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund.)

Mr. Ramirez has appeared as a legal commentator on CNN Latino, Telemundo, and Fox News Latino. In addition to his television exposure, Mr. Ramirez has been asked to speak at Bridgeport legal seminars on employment law topics.

Practice Areas
  • 50%Employment & Labor: Employee
  • 30%Business Litigation
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Employment Law - Employee, Personal Injury - Plaintiff


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018

About Oscar Ramirez

First Admitted: 2005, California

Professional Webpage:

Educational Background

  • B.A., University of California at Berkeley. , 2001


  • Mr. Ramirez represented a former union president against her union and acting union president for slander. Through skillful lawyering in a bench trial, the court awarded his client a six-figure emotional distress amount on top of a punitive damages finding and award., 2008
  • Mr. Ramirez obtained a near seven-figure settlement for four construction workers who were forced to endure a hostile work environment on account of their race., 2009
  • Mr. Ramirez successfully represented a former senior vice president of a national bank who was terminated because of his disability. As a consequence of skillful lawyering, Mr. Ramirez expanded protections for all California bank executives and obtained a substantial settlement for his client., 2011
  • Mr. Ramirez secured a jury verdict of over $700,000 for his client in connection with the purchase of a grocery store where the defendants committed fraud by concealing material information concerning the business value., 2014
  • Among Mr. Ramirez’s notable achievements, he sued an international oil exploration company on behalf of an employee who complained of same-sex sexual harassment by a supervisor. Through skillful lawyering, after a multi-week trial, Mr. Ramirez helped persuade the jury to return a verdict in favor of his client. The court ultimately awarded $840,000 ($140,000 verdict + $700,000 attorney fee award), affirmed on appeal in 2014., 2014
  • Wage and hour class action settlement against regional employer for $450,000.  Final approval granted., 2017
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Office Location for Oscar Ramirez

515 S Flower St
19th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071

Phone: 213-568-4000

Fax: 213-568-4100

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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