Laura A. Wolfe

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Laura A. Wolfe


Ms. Wolfe joined McCormick Barstow in 2013.  She represents individual, corporate and public entity clients in all areas of litigation, with an emphasis in Labor and Employment Consulting and Litigation.

Ms. Wolfe has experience in all aspects of civil litigation, on both the Plaintiff and Defense side, up to and through the appellate process.  She is skilled in managing and conducting civil litigation, with arbitration, bench and jury trial experience.  Prior to joining McCormick Barstow, Ms. Wolfe practiced civil litigation in Hanford, California.

Ms. Wolfe is admitted to practice before all California State Courts, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California, the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Ms. Wolfe is also admitted to practice before all Texas State Courts.

Juris Doctor, 2009
University of California, Hastings College of the Law

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and History, 2006 (with honors)
University of California, Los Angeles

Ms. Wolfe litigates on behalf of both private and public companies and employers with an emphasis labor and employment matters under both state and federal law. Her focus includes discrimination, harassment, retaliation, unfair competition, failure to accommodate and other disability-related claims.  Ms. Wolfe also has significant experience in preventing and defending against wage and hour violations, including defense of class, collective and representative actions.

Ms. Wolfe provides consultation and training to employers on day-to-day issues to avoid potential litigation, such as hiring, termination, compensation, disability and leave issues, as well as drafting policies and employee handbooks.  Ms. Wolfe also conducts workplace investigations and represents employers at administrative hearings.

Ms. Wolfe is a member of the State Bar of California, the Fresno County Bar Association, the Fresno County Young Lawyers Association, and the San Joaquin Valley Association of Business Trial Lawyers.

Community Involvement

Ms. Wolfe is a member of The Junior League.

Publications and Lectures

A Paralegal’s Guide to Case Management, Institute for Paralegal Education, Fresno, CA, May 2016.

Harassment Prevention Training, McCormick Barstow LLP, Fresno, CA, May 2016.

“Preventing Wage and Hour Litigation,” Central Valley Human Resource Management Association, July 2017.

Honors and Awards

Ms. Wolfe is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated with Martindale-Hubbell. Ms. Wolfe has also been selected for inclusion in the Northern California Super Lawyers list as a Rising Star (2015-2023) for her primary practice area of Employment Litigation defense.

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