Kiira Johal represents employers in a variety of labor and employment law matters before state and federal courts and administrative agencies. She has experience in various stages of litigation, including offensive and defensive discovery, factual investigation, pretrial briefing and motion practice, as well as mediations and internal investigations.
Kiira has represented Fortune 500 and mid-market clients in matters involving California and New York labor laws, in addition to federal laws, including the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, Title VII, and the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
During law school, Kiira was a notes editor on the Columbia Law Review and a member of the Frederick Douglass Moot Court Team.
Prior to joining Jones Day in 2017, Kiira practiced labor and employment at a major New York law firm where she focused on complex litigation, counseling, and transactional and advisory matters.
Global payroll company obtains dismissal of wage and hour class action reimbursement claims
Jones Day represented a global payroll company in a class action alleging failure to reimburse for necessary business expenditures, failure to pay wages, and failure to pay timely wages upon termination.
- March 2018U.S. Tax Reform Denies Deductions for Confidential Sexual Harassment Settlements
- Columbia University (J.D. 2014; Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar; Notes Editor, Law Review); University of California, Berkeley (B.A. in History and Political Science with distinction 2010; Phi Beta Kappa)
- California and New York