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Alexa Hankard

Alexa Hankard manages cases on behalf of various employers and business owners, such as those in the staffing, technology, healthcare, and manufacturing industries. In addition to litigation and participating in motion practice and settlement negotiations, she provides counseling advice, including drafting employee handbooks and conducting on-site trainings. She handles wage and hour class actions and representative actions, as well claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. She also handles pro bono matters for a renewable energy education center and participates in legal clinics.

Concentrations

  • Employment litigation
  • Class action defense
  • Employment handbooks and agreements

Capabilities

Experience

  • Represented a business against its former employee’s claims. The California Superior Court granted a motion to compel arbitration in favor of the employer.°
  • Negotiated settlement on behalf of staffing agency regarding employee’s wrongful termination claims.°

°The above representations were handled by Ms. Hankard prior to her joining Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Marsha Berzon, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 2016
  • Judicial Extern, Hon. Kathryn Werdegar, Supreme Court of California, 2015
  • Law Clerk, California Medical Association, 2014

Credentials

Education
  • J.D., cum laude, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 2016
    • Senior Articles Editor, Hastings Law Journal
  • B.A., with high honors, University of California at Santa Barbara, 2013
Admissions
  • California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California