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Marta M. Fernandez

Partner
MMF@JMBM.com
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Tel: (310) 201-3534
Fax: (310) 712-8534

1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, California 90067
USA

3 Park Plaza #1100
Irvine, California 92614
USA

Assistant
Tiffany Day
310.203.8080 Ext: 6637
TD@JMBM.com

Marta Fernandez, a partner in the Labor & Employment Department at Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP, heads the labor and employment practice of JMBM's Global Hospitality Group® and serves as co-chair on JMBM's Latin America Hospitality Group. She focuses on management relations such as hiring the workforce of the owner's choice, collective bargaining for single as well as multi-employer bargaining units, neutrality agreements, and defense of unfair labor practice charges before the NLRB. She defends hotel owners in litigation claims such as employee claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and in wage and hour class action lawsuits.

Marta also represents hotel owners in the defense of administrative and litigation claims, such as employee claims of sexual harassment and discrimination and in wage and hour class action lawsuits. She advises employers in the implementation of preventative management strategies, such as executive training, arbitration enforcement and policies and procedures.

Representative Experience
  • Management labor and employment counsel to multi-national corporations in health care, hospitality, transportation, retail, banking and other service industries
  • Trial counsel in numerous jury and court trials in all aspects of labor and employment-related litigation
  • Successfully represented national corporate clients in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeal in overturning NLRB decisions
  • Represents clients in collective bargaining and union representation matters throughout the United States
  • Negotiated well over 75 collective bargaining agreements in the course of her career
  • Clerk to the Honorable Robert J. Kelleher of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, 1984

Education

J.D., University of Southern California, Gould School of Law, 1985
with honors

B.A., Loyola Marymount University, 1982
magna cum laude

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
U.S. District Court, Central District of California
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit