Jennifer K. Achtert is of counsel in the San Francisco office of Fisher Phillips, one of the largest firms in the country representing management exclusively in the areas of labor, employment, civil rights, employee benefits and immigration law.
Ms. Achtert's practice involves employment-related litigation, including defending employers against claims of discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and numerous other torts.
Ms. Achtert has represented public companies, private companies, individuals, and a state agency in a wide variety of employment matters, in both state and federal courts, and before various state and federal agencies.
Ms. Achtert also has appellate experience; she has handled cases before the California Court of Appeal, the California Supreme Court, and the Ninth Circuit.
She also counsels employers on various matters including personnel policies, employment separation agreements, and wage-and-hour issues.
Ms. Achtert was selected for inclusion in the 2010 and 2011 editions of Northern California Super Lawyers - Rising Stars. Jennifer is a graduate of Brown University and the University of California Berkeley School of Law.