Jill Diamond

Jill Diamond

Of Counsel

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • DFEH and EEOC Complaints
  • Wage & Hour
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Executive Compensation & Contracts
  • Separation & Severance
  • Handbooks & Policies
  • Employer Advice & Counsel

Jill Diamond has extensive experience representing clients in a broad range of labor and employment matters, including civil employment litigation, California Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement wage and hour claims and California Department of Fair Employment and Housing claims, and employer advice and counseling. Jill has worked with both large and boutique law firms, and now serves in a Special Counsel role, handling cases in both state and federal court, as co-counsel on class actions, and in mediation and arbitration.

Jill assists clients with practical strategies to address disputes and strives to provide solutions to complex issues and questions. Jill currently represents both employers and employees, allowing her to view matters from multiple perspectives.

Education

  • J.D., Cornell Law School, 2008
    • Cornell Advocates for Human Rights
    • National Lawyers Guild
    • Legal Information Institute
    • CALI Employment Discrimination Award
  • M.P.H., San Jose State University, 2005
    • Alumni Conference Scholarship
    • Comprehensive Exam Honors
  • B.A., Colby College, 2001
    • Dean’s List
    • Distinction in Major (English)

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

  • California, 2008

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • California State Bar
  • California Lawyers Association, Labor and Employment Section

Non-Legal Activities

In addition to practicing law, Jill is a published author of novels for children.