Janine M. Braxton

Attorney, Sacramento
(916) 361-0991
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Janine Braxton advises and defends California businesses in labor, employment, and general business matters.  Braxton has extensive experience in labor and employment law, including a unique combination of employment litigation and neutral workplace investigatory work in both the public and private sectors.  She represents clients in government regulatory actions involving the EEOC, DFEH and matters before the State personnel board.  She has litigated claims brought pursuant to California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), the California Whistleblower Protection Act, Title VII, the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the California Labor Code.

Additionally, Braxton assists employers to help minimize, avoid and manage employment risks.  She regularly provides advice and counsel regarding workplace policies; best practices; personnel decisions; employee classification; performance management; discipline; privacy issues; leaves of absence; reasonable accommodations; discrimination, harassment and retaliation; complex workplace investigations; terminations, and compliance with other state and federal employment laws.  She also serves as a board member on the Sacramento Employer Advisory Council.

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Lincoln Law School of Sacramento, J.D.

University of California at Davis, B.A., English, Minor, Philosophy

Professional Affiliations/Leadership/Awards

Member, Sacramento Employer Advisory Council, Board Member, 2016 - present

Association of Workplace Investigations, 2012, 2015

Member, Women Lawyers of Sacramento

Pro Bono

Voluntary legal services program of Northern California.

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