Littler Continues Growth in San Francisco with the Addition of Two Employment Litigators

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA—Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, added Michael Guasco as a shareholder and Jennifer Wai-Shing Maguire as of counsel in its San Francisco office.

Guasco, who joined from Buty & Curliano LLP, marked Littler’s eighteenth shareholder-level addition in the second half of 2022. Maguire joined the firm from Roxborough, Pomerance, Nye & Adreani LLP.

Guasco’s practice includes representing employers in complex litigation matters in federal and state courts. He counsels clients through all phases of litigation and dispute resolution, including drafting pleadings, conducting and defending depositions, handling mediations, negotiating settlements, defending clients in trials, and arguing appeals. Guasco regularly handles wage and hour matters, and defends class and Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) cases. He also advises employers on general workplace issues and best practices to minimize liability.

An experienced trial lawyer, Maguire also regularly defends corporations in employment litigation matters, including complex wage and hour class actions, collective actions, PAGA claims, and allegations of harassment, discrimination and retaliation. She also represents clients in both federal and state courts and handles cases in front of administrative agencies, including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing. Maguire provides advice on employment practices and compliance with applicable laws, drafts employment-related contracts and agreements, and conducts employment policies and practices audits.

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