vraj@reedsmith.com

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Veenita uses her over 15 years of employment law experience to counsel clients on a variety of matters. Veenita represents employers in matters involving allegations of gender, race, age, disability, national origin and sexual orientation discrimination; wrongful termination, sexual harassment, retaliation, defamation, fraud and breach of contract. She also counsels clients regarding accommodation of employee disabilities, engaging in the interactive process, employee terminations and conducting workplace investigations stemming from internal complaints including sexual harassment complaints. Veenita has litigated cases in federal and state courts. Her experience includes defending class action wage and hour matters involving claims relating to misclassification, meal/rest breaks, overtime and off the clock work.

Credentials

  • Loyola Law School, 2001, J.D., Mabel Richardson Scholarship recipient
  • University of International Business and Economics, 2000, Comparative Administrative Law, International Business Transactions
  • Loyola Marymount University, 1997, B.A., History

  • California

  • All State Courts - California
  • State Supreme Court - California

  • Domestic Violence Project Los Angeles, Pro Bono Attorney/Volunteer, 2014 - present
  • Southern California Fiji-Indian Association, Co-founder

  • Hindi
  • Urdu