James McDonald

James McDonald

MANAGING PARTNER OF IRVINE OFFICE, FISHER PHILLIPS

WHY: Has defended hundreds of employment lawsuits alleging wrongful termination, employment discrimination, sexual and other forms of harassment, wage and hour violations, retaliation, defamation; designated as an expert witness in several cases. 

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RECENT: Became an Amazon best-selling author as his book “California Employment Law: An Employer's Guide,” became the #1 book under Labor Law on Amazon.com; 2020 edition is updated to address new developments. 

NOTABLE: Editor of the treatise, “Mental and Emotional Injuries in Employment Litigation” published by BNA Books; author of more than 50 published law review articles.