Valorie Ferrouillet has experience advising and representing employers in labor and employment law. 

Valorie advises her clients on a wide range of employment matters, including complaints of employment discrimination, sexual harassment and other related allegations at the state and federal level. She is a well-versed in handling jury trials in both the Los Angeles Superior Court and the United States District Court, in addition to a number of bench trials and judicial arbitrations. 

Prior to joining FordHarrison, Valorie was an attorney in the Los Angeles office of a boutique business law firm where she represented companies in a wide variety of practice areas including civil rights, employment law, and personal injury and wrongful death.

Honors & Awards
  • "Ones to Watch," Best Lawyers in America
  • Obtained summary judgment and costs of defense award for municipality in employment disability discrimination / failure to accommodate case brought by 24-year employee.
  • Settled sexual battery, assault, cyberbullying, and negligent supervision case brought by minor student against school district.
  • Obtained dismissal on 12(b)(6) motion on excessive force case brought by minor against Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputies.
  • Co-chaired trial in United States District Court of gang-related shooting involving Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies.
  • Obtained reversal on appeal of prejudicial error in Superior Court decision in business litigation matter for failure to allow production of certain evidence at trial.
  • Southwestern University School of Law
    J.D., 2001
  • University of California, Los Angeles
    B.A., 1997
Bar Admissions
  • California
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit