Kelsey Israel-Trummel's practice focuses on representing employers in a variety of labor and employment matters, including wage and hour, discrimination, and wrongful termination matters and in disputes arising under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). In particular, she has significant experience with wage and hour class actions and representative lawsuits filed under California's Private Attorneys General Act or PAGA statute. She has represented clients in litigation in state and federal courts, as well as before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and in arbitrations. Her experience includes drafting dispositive motions, brief writing, and discovery management. In addition, she advises clients on compliance with various employment and labor laws.
Kelsey also has experience representing clients in commercial disputes at the trial and appellate levels, as well as in International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) arbitrations. She has contributed to articles on international arbitration and California noncompete laws.
California Supreme Court Authorizes Additional Remedies for Meal Break Violations: Waiting Time and Wage Statement Penalties Now on the Menu
California Supreme Court Concludes "Regular Rate of Pay" Applies When Calculating Meal and Rest Period Penalties
Ninth Circuit Affirms FMCSA Preemption of California Meal and Rest Break Laws for Drivers Subject to Federal Regulation
- September 11, 2018
Labor & Employment Law Update in the Wild, Wild (California) West
- Harvard University (J.D. cum laude 2011); Rice University (B.A. magna cum laude 2007)
- Law Clerk to: Judge Michael Chagares, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit (2012-2013) and Judge William B. Shubb, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California (2011-2012)