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Brian M. Ragen

Partner - los angeles


Legal Expertise

Represent employers in all areas of labor and employment litigation, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination and trade secrets violations/unfair competition. Advise employers regarding compliance with state and federal employment laws.

Representative Matters

  • Represented technology company accused of misappropriating trade secrets from competitor.  Obtained dismissal and attorneys' fees for client.
  • Successfully represented global non-profit against claims of sexual harassment.
  • Represented broker-dealer in misappropriation of trade secrets case.  Obtained settlement in which client paid nothing to plaintiff and case was dismissed.
  • Advised fashion company regarding compliance with state and federal labor laws.

Honors & Awards

  • "Southern California Rising Stars," Super Lawyers (2017-2018)
  • Nominated as an Outstanding Young Attorney by the San Diego Daily Transcript

Professional, Business and civic Affiliations

  • Advisory Board Member of Wounded Warrior Homes, a non-profit that provides homes to soldiers with traumatic brain injuries

Other Career Experience

  • Associate, Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek




  • California
  • U.S. District Court
  •    Central District of California
  •    Northern District of California
  •    Southern District of California


University of Southern California Gould School of Law, J.D., 2010; Hale Moot Court Honors Program

University of Southern California, B.S., 2007

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