Membership Directory - Individual

Gallegos Yesenia

Partner at McDermott Will & Emery LLP
Member Since: 2022


Industry Code: LAW
Street Address: 2019 Century Park East, Suite 3200
City Name: Los Angeles
Province: California
Zip Code: 90067
Email Address:
LinkedIn Profile:
Phone: Available to Members
Mobile Phone: Available to Members
Race: Hispanic/Latino
Languages (Fluent): Spanish
Primary Areas of Practice: Class Action, Employment Contracts, Employment Discrimination, Employment Litigation
Description of Member's Practice: EXPERIENCED LITIGATOR representing employers in wage and hour class actions, FCRA class actions, PAGA representative actions, restrictive covenant disputes, and single-plaintiff litigation. EXPERIENCED COUNSELOR representing the C-Suite and employers in assessing and mitigating risk in mergers and acquisitions, pay equity, executive employment agreements, worker classification, performance management, enforcement or avoidance of restrictive covenants, reductions in force (WARN Act), workplace investigations, and training (e.g, sexual harassment prevention, joint employer liability avoidance, administration of medical leaves, annual employment law updates). Focused Attention and Acumen in: —Mitigating or eliminating exposure in high stakes wage and hour class actions and PAGA lawsuits —Employing early defense strategies in class action litigation under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) —Advising federal contracting, private equity, logistics, healthcare, entertainment, retail, and hospitality industries and C-Suite executives —Building strategic and long term partnerships with clients and offering effective and practical legal solutions aligned with business objectives
Member Type: Outside Counsel
Member Profile: Employment Litigator and Counselor
Firm/Company: McDermott Will & Emery
Firm/Company Size: 50-100+
Firm/Company Profile: McDermott Will & Emery
Firm/Company Website:
Bar Admissions (up to 10): California
Former Member of the Bench: No
Percent of Members Time Spent on Employment Law Matters: 75 - 100
Percent of Member's Practice Spent on Plaintiff's Employment Matters: 0
Referred By: Maria Rodriguez