Two lawyers from Reed Smith’s Los Angeles office have been included in Super Lawyers’ 2021 Rising Stars list for Southern California, the firm announced today.

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The Reed Smith lawyers included on the Southern California Rising Stars list are:

  • Brittany Hernandez, Employment & Labor
  • Mona Razani, Employment & Labor

Hernandez represents employers both in state and federal court, and has handled numerous wage and hour class actions and matters under the state’s PAGA statute alleging overtime, minimum wage, meal and rest period, waiting time penalty and wage statement claims.

Razani counsels clients in all aspects of employment law, including leaves of absence, wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, denial of family and medical leaves, wage and hour violations, benefits, separations and best practices.

Both lawyers will be featured in the separate Super Lawyers Women’s Edition.

To be selected to the Rising Stars list, lawyers must be under 40 years of age or have fewer than 10 years in practice and demonstrate outstanding career accomplishments.

Super Lawyers annually selects lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement through a rigorous process that includes peer evaluations and independent research.

Visit to learn more about the selection process.