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Rachel Marie Abanonu is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice in Greenberg Traurig's Los Angeles office. She represents employers and individual defendants in single plaintiff and class action lawsuits involving various labor and employment related claims. Rachel defends employers in matters alleging discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour disputes, and breach of contract. Rachel also advises clients on compliance with state and federal labor and employment laws, and she reviews and revises employer handbooks, policies, and employment contracts.

Capabilities

Experience

  • Insurance Professional, State Farm Insurance and Financial Services

Recognition & Leadership

  • Member, California Lawyers Association, 2018-Present
    • Labor and Employment Law Section
  • UCLA Alumni Association, 2013-Present
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Alliance for Children’s Rights, 2018-2020
  • Pro Bono Attorney, Alliance for Housing and Healing, 2020

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., University of California Gould School of Law, 2018
    • Senior Content Editor, Southern California Review of Law and Social Justice
    • Writer and Editor, Business Law Advisor
  • B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 2013
Admissions
  • California