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Linda is a member of Reed Smith’s Labor & Employment Group. She represents employers in various labor and employment matters and specializes in cases involving wrongful discharge litigation, employment discrimination, Fair Credit Reporting Act claims arising out of criminal background checks and wage and hour class actions. Linda also counsels employers on all aspects of employment law including sexual harassment, disability discrimination, dispute resolution and arbitration, employee handbooks and personal practices, and employee discipline and discharge matters.


  • Loyola Law School, 1980, 法学博士, Member, Loyola Law Review
  • Boston University, 1977, 理学学士, summa cum laude

  • 加利福利亚州

  • U.S. Court of Appeals - Ninth Circuit
  • U.S. District Court - Central District of California
  • 联邦地区法院-哥伦比亚州区法院
  • U.S. District Court - Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of California
  • Supreme Court - United States

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Labor Law Section


  • Selected through peer review for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© for Labor Law - Management and Litigation - Labor and Employment, 2013-2021
  • Ranked in Chambers USA for California Labor & Employment, 2009-2020. (“Linda Husar is ‘responsive and exceptionally knowledgeable’ … She is recommended for a range of matters including wage and hour class actions, wrongful termination and employment discrimination.”)
  • Recognized by Legal 500 - Labor and Employment Disputes (including Collective Actions: Defense), 2017, 2019, 2020
  • Named a BTI Client Service All-Star, Labor and Employment by BTI Consulting Group, 2017
  • Received the Best Lawyers™ 2016 Labor Law - Management "Lawyer of the Year" award in Los Angeles
  • Named Top Labor and Employment Lawyer in California in 2011, 2012 and 2013 (Daily Journal)
  • Named Top 100 Women Litigators (Daily Journal, 2009)
  • Selected for inclusion in the Southern California Super Lawyers list for Employment Litigation: Defense, 2020. She has held this honor for over ten years.
  • Achieved an AV Martindale-Hubbell Judiciary and Peer Review Rating