Membership Directory - Individual

Lamar Karimah

Shareholder at Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Member Since: 2024


streetAddress: 501 West Broadway, Suite 900
cityName: San Diego
province: California
zipCode: 92101
Phone: Available to Members
Mobile Phone: Available to Members
Race: African American/Black
Languages (Fluent): English
Primary Areas of Practice: Arbitration, Class Action, Contingent Workforce Issues, Leaves of Absence and Disability Accommodation, Litigation and Trials, Wage and Hour Litigation, Workplace Accommodation, Wrongful Discharge
Description of Member's Practice: Karimah is a trial attorney and advises and defends clients in matters involving labor and employment law, and is devoted to helping employers navigate the complexities of employment law. Karimah has extensive experience representing clients in federal and state courts in disputes and allegations concerning wrongful termination, claims of discrimination and harassment, retaliation, wage and hour disputes, and class actions, among others. She also handles matters before various administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement. Advising employers on compliance with labor and employment laws is a significant area of Karimah’s practice. She counsels employers on compliance strategies involving wage and hour laws, the WARN Act, and family and medical leave laws. Karimah also assists employers with developing and implementing litigation-avoidance approaches. To this end, Karimah provides ongoing advice and counsel to ensure employers are compliant with applicable statutes and regulations. In support of her advisory role, Lamar regularly drafts employee handbooks and other personnel policies, as well as conducts trainings on topics such as sexual harassment prevention, IE&D, and conducting proper investigations.
Member Type: Outside Counsel
Firm/Company: Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Firm/Company Size: 50-100+
Firm/Company Office Locations: California
Firm/Company Profile: With a singular focus on labor and employment law, Littler provides legal strategies and solutions for employers of all sizes, everywhere. At Littler, our unparalleled commitment to labor and employment law helps our clients navigate a complex business world with nuanced legal issues – building better solutions for their toughest challenges. How do we do it? By harnessing our deep experience and expansive resources that are local everywhere. By recruiting a diverse team of the brightest minds and fostering a culture that celebrates original thinking. By disrupting the status quo with bold, groundbreaking innovation – all in service to our clients. Because at Littler, we’re fueled by ingenuity and inspired by you. With a singular focus on labor and employment law, our team is better equipped to serve your business. Why? Because our experience is vast and our knowledge is deep. For more than 80 years, we’ve focused exclusively on labor and employment law. But we realize it’s not enough to know just the law – we have to know your business, too. By understanding your challenges and opportunities, we can tackle everything from simple questions to complex litigation needs with the same rigor and nuanced approach. And, we can respond to each of your questions – not just with an answer, but with your answer. At Littler, unconventional thinking is our norm. We listen to our clients’ issues and respond with bold answers that not only address their needs but help shape the industry. So whether you’re a CLO facing compliance challenges in the financial services field or a higher education Human Resources leader with employee benefits questions; whether you’re a GC dealing with wage and hour issues in the retail space or a business leader of an energy company who needs help navigating international employment law – you’ve come to the right place.
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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: Yvette Gatling and Luis Lorenzana