Andrea F. Oxman is a Shareholder in the Los Angeles office of Klinedinst PC. Ms. Oxman’s practice includes employment counseling and litigation, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) / access defense and compliance counseling, commercial/business litigation, and civil rights/government entity defense. Ms. Oxman has litigated extensively in both state and federal courts and has a wide range of significant litigation experience, including motion practice, all phases of discovery, trial preparation, arbitration, and settlement negotiations.
Ms. Oxman’s employment litigation practice includes defending against individual cases alleging discrimination; failure to provide reasonable accommodation; failure to engage in a timely, good faith interactive process; retaliation; and harassment; as well as wage and hour class actions. Ms. Oxman has considerable experience in class action litigation generally and is experienced in dispositive motion practice, discovery (including eDiscovery), mediation, and settlement. Ms. Oxman regularly counsels clients on time sensitive employment matters including hiring, termination and severance, medical leave, reasonable accommodations, drug-testing, employee handbooks/manuals, overtime and employee classification issues, and general employment policies and procedures.
Before joining the firm, Ms. Oxman worked as a staff attorney for a plaintiffs’ side, public interest law firm and was responsible for multiple ongoing individual administrative and federal cases regarding the provision of special education services to students with disabilities and business and governmental entity compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other antidiscrimination laws.
Ms. Oxman received her law degree from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2007. While in law school, she was a finalist in the Hale Moot Court Honors Competition and also received the Eleanor Klein Merit Award from the Law Guild of Beverly Hills. Ms. Oxman graduated summa cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2004.
- University of Southern California Gould School of Law (J.D., 2007)
- University of California, Los Angeles (B.A., summa cum laude, 2004)