Daily Journal Distinguishes Three Paul Hastings Lawyers as Top Labor & Employment Lawyers

June 29, 2022

Los Angeles and San Francisco – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that the Daily Journal named three Paul Hastings partners to its 2022 Top Labor & Employment Lawyers list. Elena Baca, Zach Hutton and Felicia Davis were chosen on the basis of their cutting-edge legal work in the field.

Noting Ms. Baca as a leader and respected trial lawyer, the publication mentions her representation of “major entertainment companies, financial institutions, consumer brands, manufacturers, technology companies, and utilities,” including her defense of Activision Blizzard in the Ninth Circuit against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Mr. Hutton was noted for his leadership in the San Francisco office and across the practice as co-chair of the firm’s wage and hour practice group. The publication went on to profile his recent successes representing employers in disputes of all types, including a recently secured “summary judgment on all claims in one action brought under PAGA” on behalf of Google.

The Daily Journal described Ms. Davis as “one of a handful of go-to employment attorneys specializing in pay equity litigation.” The outlet continues by noting her role as lead counsel on “three of the largest of pay equity cases in the country.”

These individual accolades come on the heels of a series of prominent recognitions for the practice. Most recently, Paul Hastings’ Employment Law Department and its attorneys were recognized by Chambers USA, Legal 500 and different awards from the Daily Journal, among others.

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