Allison Vasquez Saunders Named FordHarrison's Los Angeles Managing Partner

Date   Aug 6, 2020

FordHarrison LLP, one of the country’s largest management-side labor and employment law firms, is pleased to announce that Allison Vasquez Saunders was named the firm’s Los Angeles Office Managing Partner.

“Allison is a proven leader and we are excited for her to assume her new role,” said Al McKenna, FordHarrison Managing Partner. “Los Angeles is one of the firm’s fastest growing offices and Allison has demonstrated that she has the necessary skillset to lead as Office Managing Partner.”

Allison Saunders joined FordHarrison’s Los Angeles office in 2014 as a partner. She is a seasoned litigator and focuses the bulk of her practice defending private and public employers in state and federal courts in employment matters. She has defended clients in a variety of matters including claims for discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, and retaliation. Allison represents a diverse group of clients, including hospitals, restaurants, municipal entities, insurance carriers, small businesses, and other company clients throughout the state of California.

“I am extremely honored to serve as Office Managing Partner and I look forward to what the future brings and continuing to work with the wonderful people in Los Angeles,” said Allison.

FordHarrison has a long-standing commitment to prioritizing diversity and inclusion with 43% of the firm’s management group identifying as a female and/or a minority. Out of our many diversity recognitions, our most recent one comes from The National Law Journal listing FordHarrison number six on its 2020 Women’s Scorecard.

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