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Jennifer M. Holly

Associate

Sacramento
Direct: (916) 498-7007
Fax: (916) 288-6307
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Jennifer M. Holly is an associate in the Labor & Employment and Litigation Practices in the Sacramento office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. She represents employers in employment and traditional labor law matters, including discrimination and sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, retaliation, workers’ compensation, trade secrets, unfair competition, and wage and hour violations. Ms. Holly has experience defending companies in both class actions and single plaintiff cases. She also has experience representing clients in the health care, trucking, hospitality, education, medical, retail and technology industries. Ms. Holly regularly represents employers in state, federal, and administrative courts including before the California Labor Commissioner, Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. 

Ms. Holly’s traditional labor relations experience includes collective bargaining, representation proceedings, and representing employees in arbitrations. She also represents clients in unfair labor practice proceedings.  Ms. Holly provides clients with legal and practical advice on a wide spectrum of labor relations issue including lawful responses to union organizing campaigns.

 

Jennifer M. Holly is an associate in the Labor & Employment and Litigation Practices in the Sacramento office of Seyfarth Shaw LLP. She represents employers in employment and traditional labor law matters, including discrimination and sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, retaliation, workers’ compensation, trade secrets, unfair competition, and wage and hour violations. Ms. Holly has experience defending companies in both class actions and single plaintiff cases. She also has experience representing clients in the health care, trucking, hospitality, education, medical, retail and technology industries. Ms. Holly regularly represents employers in state, federal, and administrative courts including before the California Labor Commissioner, Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. 

Ms. Holly’s traditional labor relations experience includes collective bargaining, representation proceedings, and representing employees in arbitrations. She also represents clients in unfair labor practice proceedings.  Ms. Holly provides clients with legal and practical advice on a wide spectrum of labor relations issue including lawful responses to union organizing campaigns.

 

Education

  • J.D., University of California, Hastings College of Law (2008)
    Comments and Symposium Editor, Hastings Law Journal
    Recipient, “Best Brief,” Moot Court, 2007
    Member, Employment and Labor Law Students Association
    Teaching Assistant, Employment Law Practicum
  • B.A., Santa Clara University, magna cum laude (2002)
    Phi Beta Kappa
    Phi Sigma Iota

Admissions

  • California

Courts

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

Affiliations

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Sacramento County Bar Association
  • Member, San Francisco County Bar Association
 

Presentations

  • Speaker, “2013 California Employment Law Legislative Update: Things You Need to Know for 2014,” The Sacramento Valley Paralegal Association (SVPA) & the California Alliance of Paralegal Associations (CAPA) Annual Meeting, Sacramento, CA, January 8, 2014
  • Speaker, Labor & Employment Update,” A CAPA-tol Idea: Invest in Yourself; 23rd Annual CAPA Educational Conference, Sacramento, CA, June, 23, 2012
  • Co-Presenter, “Like Holding a Tiger by the Ears — Managing Employment Risk in Turbulent Times,” 15th Annual California Health Care Leadership Academy, April 2012
  • Presenter, “Trade Secret Misappropriation: Prevention and Litigation Cutting Edge Strategies,” Webinar, April 2012
  • Speaker, “Interaction of California Workers’ Compensation, Other Leaves FMLA/CFRA & Return to Work Issues,” Santa Clara County Employer Advisory Council (EAC), Santa Clara, CA, April 2010
  • Lecturer, various seminars for employees and attorneys, University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Publications

Community Involvement

  • Board of Directors, Crossroads Diversified Services