Saman Rejali is a member of the firm's labor and employment and commercial disputes practice groups. Saman represents management in all aspects of employment law, with a focus on employment-related litigation. She has successfully represented public and private companies in wage and hour class actions, and in lawsuits involving claims of employment discrimination, wrongful termination, defamation, breach of contract, unfair business practices, trade secrets, and fraud. Saman regularly counsels a broad spectrum of clients on terminations, employment discrimination, wage and hour, FMLA, ADA, OSHA, restrictive covenants, and employment policies. Saman also has experience with insurance coverage, entertainment litigation, unfair competition, false advertising, defamation, and appellate matters.
Saman has represented clients from a wide variety of industries and trades, including banking and financial services, telecommunications, apparel, manufacturing, construction, transportation, hospitality, health care, tech, retail, and service industries.
During law school, Saman externed for the Honorable Alex Kozinski, Chief Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She was a summer associate for K&L Gates in 2009.
- Moderator, Virtual mediations (Virtual Litigation Training Series), August 2020
- Speaker, California Labor and Employment Update 2016, K&L Gates Los Angeles, March 2016
- Speaker, Labor & Employment Update/Top Ten CA Issues, 2016 ACC-SoCal In-House Counsel Conference, January 2016