LOS ANGELES—Carmen Cole, a principal of Am Law 100 firm Polsinelli, has been invited to be a founding member of the Pepperdine Law School Board of Advisors. Joining her on the board will be the Hon. Jennifer Dorsey (U.S. District Court Judge for the District of Nevada), the Hon. Andre Birotte (U.S. District Court Judge for the Central District of CA), Texas Supreme Court Justice, Hon. Jeff Boyd, former U.S. Solicitor General, Kenneth Starr, real estate developer Rick Caruso, and several other distinguished alumni.
Prior to becoming a labor and employment attorney, Ms. Cole served as the Title IX and EEO officer at Pepperdine.
In her legal practice, Ms. Cole has successfully defended employers in litigation under state and federal anti-harassment and anti-discrimination statutes, as well as defended against common law claims for wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, worker misclassification, breach of contract, defamation, invasion of privacy, and other employment-related torts.
Polsinelli is an Am Law 100 firm with more than 825 attorneys in 21 offices. Ranked #24 for Client Service Excellence1 and #10 for best client relationships2 among 650 U.S. law firms, Polsinelli was also named among the top 30 best-known firms in the nation3 for the second consecutive year. The firm’s attorneys provide value through practical legal counsel infused with business insight, and focus on health care, financial services, real estate, intellectual property, mid-market corporate, labor and employment, and business litigation.