Raines Feldman LLP Is Proud to Announce that the Leading Employment and Class Action Team Headed by Beth Schroeder has Joined the Firm

Beth Schroeder
Beth A. Schroeder

Beth Schroeder is one of the leading employment law experts in California. She has over two decades of experience in representing employers in all aspects of employment and labor law, including the defense of employment-related lawsuits involving wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, wage and hour issues and related claims. Her practice is known for conducting employee training classes, drafting employee handbooks and other personnel forms and documentation, preparing employment-related agreements and auditing wage and hour compliance. Beth received her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin, and her Juris Doctorate Degree from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law.

Beth can be contacted at bschroeder@raineslaw.com or via telephone at 310-730-4397.

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Lauren J. Katunich


Lauren J. Katunich is a trial attorney and litigator, representing employers in all areas of labor and employment matters, including trade secret misappropriation, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and individual and class action wage and hour claims. Lauren received her B.A. from Brigham Young University and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Loyola University School of Law.

Lauren can be contacted at lkatunich@raineslaw.com or via telephone at 310-730-4387.

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Phillip R. Maltin


Phillip R. Maltin is a veteran litigator and trial lawyer, and is a member of both the Labor & Employment and Business Litigation practice groups. In the area of Labor & Employment, Phil defends employers both in single plaintiff and multi-plaintiff litigation and class actions. He defends companies in a wide range of matters including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and misappropriation of trade secrets. Phil received his B.A. from California State University and his Juris Doctorate Degree from DePaul University College of Law.

Phil can be contacted at pmaltin@raineslaw.com or via telephone at 310-463-4316.

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Allison S. Wallin


Allison is an experienced trial attorney and litigator handling complex and high stakes cases in federal courts across the country and in California and Washington state courts through trial and appeal. Allison has been defending companies in class actions for nearly two decades, including consumer protections and employment claims. Allison received her B.A. from University of Washington and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Seattle University School of Law.

Allison can be contacted at awallin@raineslaw.com or via telephone at 310-730-4388.

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Adriana Galindo


Adriana Galindo is a labor and employment trial attorney and litigator. Adriana concentrates her practice on individual and class action claims, wage and hour, wrongful termination, racial and sexual harassment, discrimination, and retaliation claims. Adriana also has a recognized practice in providing sexual harassment training seminars in both English and Spanish. Adriana received her B.A. from University of California Los Angeles and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Loyola University School of Law.

Adriana can be contacted at agalindo@raineslaw.com or via telephone at 310-730-4393.

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Stephen C. Franz


Stephen Franz handles litigation, administrative proceedings, and internal investigations on behalf of public and private employers. Stephen also defends employers in matters related to wage-and-hour single-plaintiff, class, and collective actions under the California Labor Code. Stephen received his B.A. from Wheaton College and his Juris Doctorate Degree from University of California Los Angeles School of Law.

Stephen can be contacted at sfranz@raineslaw.com or via telephone at 310-730-4389.