Michelle L. DuCharme

Michelle L. DuCharme

Associate

Michelle DuCharme focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling matters. She assists employers in a broad range of single and multi-plaintiff class action employment matters throughout California, including wage and hour, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination. Michelle represents clients in both state and federal court, and before administrative agencies including the Labor Commissioner, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Michelle also counsels employers on compliance with state and federal employment laws, including assisting with drafting employment policies and handbooks, employee terminations, drafting employment and severance agreements, and evaluating employee classifications.

Michelle also has experience in intellectual property law, including establishing and protecting trademark and domain-name rights, as well as in trade secret litigation and counseling.

Concentrations

  • Employment Litigation
    • Wage and hour class action
    • Employment discrimination, retaliation, and harassment
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment agreements
  • Intellectual property rights counseling

取扱分野

実績紹介

  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Kimberly J. Mueller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, Spring 2012

学歴・資格・言語

学歴
  • J.D., with distinction, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 2012
    • Roger J. Traynor Honor Society
    • Dean’s Honor List, 2010-2011 and 2011-2012
    • Barrister’s Scholarship Recipient, 2008-2009 and 2009-2010
    • Volunteer, American Intellectual Property Law Association, Copyright Committee
  • B.A., California State University, East Bay, 2004
Clerkships
  • Hon. Magistrate Judge Allison Claire, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, September 2014-December 2014
  • Hon. Kimberly J. Mueller, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, April 2014-September 2014
  • Hon. Magistrate Judge John F. Moulds (ret.), U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, April 2013-March 2014. Upon his retirement, Michelle worked on all of Judge Moulds's remaining cases as a law clerk for other Magistrate Judges, as assigned.
弁護士資格
  • California
  • 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
言語