Dena Harandi represents California employers in a wide range of employment disputes, including wage and hour class and collective actions, Occupational Health and Safety matters, EEO, and wrongful discharge actions.
In addition, Harandi counsels clients on their employment policies and practices, including employee handbooks, arbitration agreements, criminal background checks, and bring your own device policies. Harandi’s role as a counselor further includes experience conducting on-site visits and providing training to human resources representatives and supervisors.
Fluent in Farsi and proficient in Spanish.
Areas of Practice
Wage and Hour Issues
Workplace Solutions, Advice and Training
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 2012
- Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Editor
- Dillard Fellow, 2010-2011
- Legal Aid Justice Center, Legal Extern, 2010
University of Virginia, B.A., High Distinction
"Work Product Privilege: Who's the 'Attorney' - the Law Firm or the Lawyer?" California Employment Law Letter, July 2017
"Inaccurate or Accurate Wage Statements? That is the Question in California," California Employment Law Letter, November 2016
"It's Getting Hot In Here: Complying With New California Heat Illness Regs," California Employment Law Letter, May 2015
Garden Fresh Restaurant Corp v. Superior Court of San Diego County, November 17, 2014, Aaron, C.
"What is “Fair”? - Complying with California’s Fair Pay Act," CDF Webinar Series, April 2016
"Know Your Rights - Women in the Workplace," Legal Panel, Girls in Tech, March 2016
Iranian American Bar Association (IABA), Board Member, 2014 - present
Earle K. Shawe Labor Relations Award, 2012
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP, Diversity Fellowship Award, 2011