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Coby M. Turner

Associate

Sacramento
Direct: 916-498-7001
Fax: 916-288-6333
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Ms. Turner is an associate in the Sacramento office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. A member of the Labor & Employment department, she represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, wage and hour, and class action matters. Ms. Turner also provides ongoing employment counseling to her clients to facilitate compliance with federal and state employment laws, such as those governing payment of wages and wage statements, reasonable accommodations, employee exemptions, and workplace investigations.

Ms. Turner has extensive experience in discovery, mediations, law and motion, and trial. She has litigated employment, consumer, and securities class action matters, on behalf of both defendants and plaintiffs, in a wide array of industries; including education, manufacturing, construction, agriculture, and food production. Ms. Turner has experience in both state and federal courts, including management of multi-district federal actions. Ms. Turner also regularly represents her clients before administrative agencies, including the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.

Coby Turner is also the senior editor of Seyfarth Shaw’s California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog, a Coach for the U.C. Davis Moot Court Program, and a member of the University of Southern California Alumni Association.  Ms. Turner also serves as a gubernatorial appointed Board Member for the 52nd District Agricultural Association, Sacramento County Fair Board of Directors.

Ms. Turner is an associate in the Sacramento office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. A member of the Labor & Employment department, she represents employers in all aspects of labor and employment litigation, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, wage and hour, and class action matters. Ms. Turner also provides ongoing employment counseling to her clients to facilitate compliance with federal and state employment laws, such as those governing payment of wages and wage statements, reasonable accommodations, employee exemptions, and workplace investigations.

Ms. Turner has extensive experience in discovery, mediations, law and motion, and trial. She has litigated employment, consumer, and securities class action matters, on behalf of both defendants and plaintiffs, in a wide array of industries; including education, manufacturing, construction, agriculture, and food production. Ms. Turner has experience in both state and federal courts, including management of multi-district federal actions. Ms. Turner also regularly represents her clients before administrative agencies, including the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.

Coby Turner is also the senior editor of Seyfarth Shaw’s California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog, a Coach for the U.C. Davis Moot Court Program, and a member of the University of Southern California Alumni Association.  Ms. Turner also serves as a gubernatorial appointed Board Member for the 52nd District Agricultural Association, Sacramento County Fair Board of Directors.

Education

  • J.D., University of Southern California Gould School of Law (2009)
  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara, cum laude (2006)

Admissions

  • California

Courts

  • U.S. District Courts for the Central, Southern, Eastern, and Northern Districts of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Affiliations

  • 52nd District Agricultural Association, Sacramento County Fair Board of Directors, Board Member
  • U.S.C. Alumni Association;  Mentor for Law Students
  • U.C. Davis Moot Court Program, Coach

Publications and Presentations

Accolades

  • Recognized on Sacramento Magazine's Top Lawyers List in 2016 for Employment & Labor.