Jackson Lewis LLP, one of the country’s largest and fastest-growing workplace law firms, is pleased to announce Cepideh Roufougar has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as Partner. Prior to her arrival at Jackson Lewis, Ms. Roufougar served as an Assistant City Attorney for the City of Hayward in Hayward, California.

Ms. Roufougar has extensive experience advising management and government officials throughout California on a variety of issues including pension reform, wage and hour matters, labor relations, and the prevention of harassment, discrimination and retaliation in the workplace. Ms. Roufougar represents clients in a range of matters including contract grievances and negotiations, disciplinary appeals and administrative hearings. She also represents employers in writ proceedings and employment litigation, including appellate work. Ms. Roufougar is a seasoned trainer and presents a wide scope of training programs to employers in-house as well as at a variety of labor relations and risk management conferences and organizations throughout California.

“I am pleased to welcome Cepideh to the Jackson Lewis family,” said Bradley Kampas, Managing Partner of Jackson Lewis’ San Francisco office. “She is a trusted advisor with an impressive reputation in the San Francisco legal community. We are excited to have her on our team.”

“Cepideh’s depth of experience and expertise in the critically important areas of pension reform and public employer policy and practice make her an invaluable asset to our office and the firm,” said Kathleen Maylin, San Francisco Partner and co-chair of the firm’s Public Sector Representation practice. “Legislative analysts often look to Cepideh as a knowledgeable resource with respect to public sector pension reform and benefits issues. We are thrilled that she is now available as a resource to our public employer clients.”

Ms. Roufougar, a member of the California State Bar Association, is admitted to practice in the state of California. She graduated from the University of California, Riverside in 1999 with a B.A. in both Political Science and Sociology/Law & Society, and earned her J.D. from the University of San Diego Law School in 2002.



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