Kristen Nesbit is a partner in Fisher & Phillips LLP's Los Angeles, California office, where she concentrates her practice on employment litigation and client counseling. Her practice focuses on representing employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour matters, and wrongful termination.
She represents public entities, private corporations, and individuals, in both state and federal courts. Kristen has also represented various employers before various government administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and California's Department of Fair Employment and Housing, Division of Labor Standards Enforcement and the Workers Compensation Appeals Board. Kristen also advises employers on all aspects of employment related matters, including hiring, company layoffs, medical leaves, workers compensation benefits and claims, developing employment policies and handbooks, and employee discipline and termination.
Kristen currently serves on the Board of Directors for the University of California at Santa Barbara Alumni Association and the American Association of Blacks in Energy, Southern California Chapter. Kristen is also member of the John M. Langston Bar Association and Los Angeles County Bar Association, where she serves on the Labor and Employment Seminar Committee.
In 2013 Kristen was named to the ‘Hot List’ for Minority Attorneys Under 40 in the Western Region by Lawyers of Color Inc. In 2015, Kristen was selected for inclusion in Southern California Super Lawyers – Rising Stars.
Fisher & Phillips LLP
444 South Flower Street
Areas of Practice
Class Action/Complex Litigation
Labor & Employment Law
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
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