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Claire E. Morton


San Diego

One America Plaza
600 West Broadway, Suite 500
San Diego, CA 92101

Los Angeles

1055 West Seventh Street
Suite 2400
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Fax: +16195570460
B.A., The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, First Class Standing
M.A., The University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada, First Class Standing
J.D., The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
State Bar Licenses
British Columbia
Court Admissions
U.S. District Ct., C.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., E.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., N.D. of California
U.S. District Ct., S.D. of California

Claire E. Morton


Claire represents employers in a wide range of employment matters, including discipline and termination, leaves of absence, harassment, discrimination, accommodation, retaliation, and wage-and-hour practices. She also defends clients in class action litigation, particularly in wage and hour matters, along with representative actions and private attorney general matters. 

Claire advocates for employers in both state and federal courts, as well as arbitrations and administrative hearings. She also represents employers in labor defense matters. 

Claire is skilled in employee counselling, including drafting and revising employment-related contracts, employee handbooks, and policies. She routinely conducts training for human resource professionals, managers, and employees on best practices, diversity, and anti-harassment training.

Claire has written numerous articles and conducted presentations on labor relations and employment law. In addition, she taught and administered a Labor Relations course at the college level for five years. In that role, Claire created the course and prepared the materials and examinations.

Member, San Diego Bar Association
Practice Areas
Labor & Employment