Helene J. Wasserman

IMS Insights Podcast guest Helene J. Wasserman is a Shareholder at Littler Mendelson. She has spent her entire career practicing exclusively in the area of labor and employment law. She appears before state and federal courts and administrative agencies and handles litigation matters, including trial practice, arbitration and mediation. Helene has specific experience with claims involving:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The California Family Rights Act
  • California wage and hour laws

A seasoned trial attorney, Helene is the former Co-Chair of Littler’s Litigation and Trial Practice Group. She has tried single and multiplaintiff cases involving claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination and wage and hour claims, amongst others. Additionally, Helene provides day-to-day counseling and advice on and has conducted in-house training on a wide array of topics, including:

  • Hiring
  • Discipline and termination of employees
  • Wage and hour matters
  • Downsizing
  • Workplace violence
  • Compliance with all state and federal employment laws

Helene has been actively engaged in, has trained others on, and has written and spoken on topics related to Virtual Litigation and Trials, and how to have litigation progress during the Pandemic and beyond.

A decorated practitioner, she has been awarded by Martindale-Hubbel with the AV Peer Review Rating, named to Women Leaders in Law by The Los Angeles Times, named Recommended Lawyer by Labor and Employment Disputes in Defense Legal 500 United States (2016), and Named in The Best Lawyers in America (2006-2021).

She is an active member of the Litigation Section Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member of the Beverly Hills Bar Association, Volunteer/Participant of the AVON 3-Day walks, and Former Chair of the California Conference of California Bar Associations.

More about Helene can be found at Littler.com.

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