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Thea E. Rogers

Associate

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California

State Bar of New York

Previous Employment

Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP, New York, NY

Education

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

B.A. in English, Georgetown University, magna cum laude

Thea brings a broad scope of experience to the firm’s employment, litigation and corporate/commercial practices.  Her practice encompasses both transactional and litigation experience stemming from her early years working in an international law firm in New York, followed by her transition to California.

Thea advises employers in a wide range of employment matters, including wage and hour compliance, employment policies and personnel matters, employment contracts, prevailing wage requirements, and harassment and discrimination prevention.  She defends employers engaged in litigation in federal and state courts and before administrative agencies.

Thea has also represented institutional lenders in commercial finance structuring and documentation.

Thea’s focused experience in both aspects of the practice, transactional and litigation, has honed her ability to thoroughly and creatively analyze every aspect of a situation to produce optimal results.

Publications

Author, “Epic Systems V. Lewis: PAGA’s Epic Demise?” Law360, June 4, 2018.

Author, “New Calif. ‘National Origin’ Rules Stray From Federal Policy” Law360, June 8, 2018.