Kristin A. Smith Associate
Patton Wolan Carlise LLP
Since graduating from the U.C. Hastings College of the Law in 2005, Kristin Smith has handled employment matters from wage and hour cases to discrimination and wrongful termination. She litigates in state and federal employment actions and has handled claims involving misappropriation of trade secrets, discrimination claims under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Family Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, Title VII, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the California Labor Code, the California Fair Labor Standards Act, and Sections 1983 and 1986 of the Civil Rights Act. Kristin’s practice includes class and collective actions and single-plaintiff claims. In addition to litigation, Kristin has worked with contract disputes, case negotiation and mediation, drafting employee handbooks, and teaching client courses on workplace sexual harassment.