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Jenny Choi's legal practice is focused on the representation of management in matters related to traditional labor and employment law. 

Jenny is skilled in representing clients in all phases of litigation, including any appellant processes. Her experience includes defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination as well as alleged violations of federal and California wage and hour laws. Jenny represents clients in a broad range of industries including healthcare, hospitality, and retail.  She defends employers in state and federal courts throughout California and before government agencies including the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) and Department of Industrial Relations (DIR).  Jenny also assists clients through various facets of traditional labor law including collective bargaining negotiations and labor arbitrations. 

Jenny is FordHarrison’s 2021 Pathfinder for the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.  Prior to joining FordHarrison, Jenny was an associate in the Los Angeles office of a large national full service firm defending clients ranging from small business to large corporations in all phases of complex, multi-party litigation. This post allowed her to develop a diverse range of experience handling not only employment matters, but also business litigation, products liability, construction law, and general liability.

While in law school, Jenny served as an editor of the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly. Her summer externship at Los Angeles Superior Court inspired her to author her note "California and the Future of Partial Match DNA investigations" which was published in the Spring of 2012.

Representative Experience
  • Obtained summary judgment on a claim for waiting time penalties against a large retail corporation.
  • Served as second chair in a jury trial, obtaining a pre-trial ruling precluding an eight figure loss of earnings claim and resulting in a dismissal.
  • Defeated class certification in a business litigation action on behalf of a hospitality client.
  • Successfully appealed a denial of an anti-SLAPP motion, resulting in dismissal of the action.
Honors & Awards
  • Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD), 2021 Class of Pathfinders