Laura Zabele is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins and member of the firm’s Litigation & Trial Department and Complex Commercial Litigation Practice.
Ms. Zabele represents employers in all aspects of employment law, including single-plaintiff and class and collective actions involving pay equity, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour issues, background checks, and employee mobility and intellectual property, including trade secrets, restrictive covenants, and unfair competition.
In addition to litigation, Ms. Zabele regularly counsels clients on employment issues such as pay equity, restrictive covenants, wage-and-hour compliance, classification analyses, accommodation and leave issues, and individual and group terminations, including mass layoffs, reductions-in-force, and executive separations. Ms. Zabele also advises on labor and employment aspects of corporate transactions, including due diligence and drafting and negotiating transaction agreements.
Prior to joining Latham, Ms. Zabele worked at another international law firm.