Linda S. Husar

Partner

Education

  • Loyola Law School, 1980, J.D., Member, Loyola Law Review
  • Boston University, 1977, B.S., summa cum laude

Professional Admissions / Qualifications

  • California

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
California WARN Act Class Action. Dismissal of an approximately 19,000 member putative class action alleging violations of California's WARN Act and Business and Professions Code Section 17200.
Discrimination and Wrongful Discharge Litigation. Defended hundreds of employment actions brought in state and federal court and in arbitral tribunals for employers in all industries including healthcare, financial services, sales, retail, gas and oil, technology, management consulting, and manufacturing.
Incentive Plans. Successful defense of financial institution's incentive plan that resulted in forfeiture of employee contributions if employee terminated before a specified date.
Glass Ceiling Discrimination Litigation. Successful defense of an approximately 10,000-member putative glass-ceiling sex discrimination class action for an insurance company in which its female insurance agents claimed they were systematically denied promotional opportunities and pay increases based on their sex.
Motor Carrier Exemption Litigation. Successfully defended class action challenging the application of the Motor Carrier Exemption to California sales representatives who delivered and sold product exclusively within the state.
Rest and Meal Period Class Actions. Obtained dismissal of employees' claims for violations of rest and meal period requirements under California Labor Code Sections 226.7 and 558.
RICO Claims. Obtained a voluntary dismissal of a complaint alleging RICO violations for alleged failure to make employer contributions to union trust fund during a strike.
Wage and Hour Exemption Litigation. Defeated motion for class certification challenging the exempt status of stockbrokers.