Emily M. Westfall

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Emily Westfall is an associate in the firm’s San Francisco office. Her practice includes defending clients in toxic tort, products liability, employment discrimination, wage and hour, class action, and construction litigation. Her experience defending cases from beginning to resolution includes crafting innovative pre-trial and trial strategies, initiating aggressive discovery, deposing key witnesses, and successfully advocating for clients in court.

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In a recent decision, Lopez v. Friant., 2017 WL 2451126, the California First District Court of Appeal provided guidance as to the meaning of the Private Attorneys General Act, or PAGA.  The Lopez ruling reversed an Alameda County trial court’s ruling, which had granted summary judgment in favor of defendant-employer Friant & Associates on the grounds that plaintiff had failed to establish a knowing or intentional failure to include required information on itemized wage statements.…