Catherine Hazany concentrates her practice on employment litigation, including Americans with Disability Act disputes, sexual harassment and wrongful termination claims.
She represents companies in a variety of industries including hospitality, transportation, service and entertainment. Catherine advises clients about leaves of absences, the good faith interactive process, reasonable accommodations, and responding to charges filed with agencies such as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Prior to joining FordHarrison, Catherine maintained a professional liability defense litigation practice at a law firm in Glendale, California. She also successfully conducted a pro bono arbitration on behalf of a non-profit organization.
During law school, Catherine served as Editor of the Southern California Review of Law and Women's Studies and worked as a law clerk for the Western Law Center for Disability Rights (now the Disability Rights Legal Center). She was also awarded the Foundation of the State Bar of California Scholarship and the Bet Tzedek Volunteer of the Year Award.