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Claire E. Morton

Associate
fax +1 619.557.0460

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.

Claire 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.

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

Claire has written numerous articles and conducted presentations on labor relations and employment law. She has taught and administered a Labor Relations course at the college level for five years.

Education

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

Memberships

Member, San Diego Bar Association

State Bar Licenses

California, 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