(prHWY.com) March 7, 2012 - San Francisco, CA -- Labor and employment law-focused Fisher & Phillips LLP announces the addition of Katarzyna (Kasia) Nowak as an associate in its San Francisco office.
"California employers and those located elsewhere but doing business in the state continue to be challenged by the complexity of the state's labor and employment laws. Kasia's knowledge in this area and business experience will be a benefit to our clients and our growing office," said Timothy J. Murphy, managing partner of Fisher & Phillips' San Francisco office.
Joining from the Los Angeles's Brown Gitt Law Group, Nowak focuses on labor and employment litigation. She counsels employers on California employment law including wage and hour and personnel issues. Nowak also defends claims of wrongful termination, harassment and discrimination. Fluent in Polish, she previously worked as a language consultant for high-tech companies. Nowak earned her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley College of Law (2007), M.S., with merit, from the London School of Economics (2004) and her B.S., with honors, from the University of California, Berkeley (2000).
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Fisher & Phillips LLP represents employers nationally in labor, employment, civil rights, employee benefits and immigration matters. The firm has 270 attorneys in 27 offices. Founded in 1943, it is one of the largest U.S. law firms to concentrate its practice exclusively upon representation of employers in labor and employment matters. In addition to the San Francisco office, the firm has offices in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbia, Dallas, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston, Irvine, Kansas City, Las Vegas, Louisville, Los Angeles, Memphis, New England, New Jersey, New Orleans, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Tampa, and Washington, D.C.