Littler, the world’s largest employment and labor law practice representing management, has increased its attorney ranks in San Diego with the arrival of shareholder Amy Todd-Gher from the Oakland, CA-based firm Valdez Todd & Doyle LLP. Todd-Gher brings with her an extensive employment litigation practice and is the latest lateral addition to the firm following recent attorney hires in Atlanta, Indianapolis, Miami and the firm’s new office in Portland, Maine.

“With a strong litigation and counseling background, as well as deep connections to the California employer community, Amy is an outstanding addition to our San Diego team,” said Denise Visconti, San Diego office managing shareholder. “We are excited to welcome her to the firm and look forward to leveraging her background to serve clients in Southern California and across the country.”

An accomplished litigator, Todd-Gher has extensive experience defending employers of all sizes, from start-up ventures to Fortune 100 companies. She has represented employers before administrative agencies and various state and federal courts in disputes arising under laws regulating the employment relationship, including discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, constructive discharge, breach of contract, wage and hour and fraud. Todd-Gher’s experience also includes advising clients in employment matters unique to the high-tech industry, such as non-competition issues that arise between out-of-state employers and California employees, as well as matters relating to non-solicitation, employee mobility, unfair competition and proprietary information.

“I am excited to relocate my practice to San Diego and to be joining Littler’s robust team of labor and employment attorneys,” added Todd-Gher. “I look forward to working with some of the best talent in the industry, while utilizing the firm’s global presence and innovative platform to further enhance the delivery of legal services to my clients.”

Todd-Gher is a member of the bars of California and New York. She is also an active member of the Bar Association of San Francisco. Todd-Gher received her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law and her B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Richmond.


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