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Tamara S. Freeze is highly experienced in labor and employment matters as well as general civil litigation, including contract disputes, intellectual property, and sports and entertainment law. Before opening her own practice, she worked for several big law firms in San Francisco, Los Angeles and Orange County. Ms. Freeze is comfortable litigating cases and representing clients throughout California.

Ms. Freeze has substantial experience representing clients in discrimination and harassment disputes, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, and for unpaid compensation and benefits. Ms. Freeze frequently advises employees on the hiring and termination, the enforcement of company policies and practices, labor-management relations, wage and hour compliance, alternative dispute resolution, international employment law issues, trade secrets, severance negotiations and class action strategy. She has experience vigorously defending employee rights, educating drafting employment and settlement agreements, independently supervising cases, calculating settlement ranges and managing litigation.

As part of her practice, Ms. Freeze represents employees in state and federal courts throughout California, as well as in administrative proceedings, such as EEOC or DFEH. She is familiar with human resources procedures, business programs for employee recruitment, processing, orientation, performance evaluation systems, and employee counseling.


Tamara Freeze’s Specialties:

Employment and Labor law: discrimination and harassment, wrongful discharge, breach of contract, severance packages, unpaid compensation and benefits, wrongful termination, layoff practices, wage and hour compliance, alternative dispute resolution, international employment law issues, and class action strategy.


Languages spoken: Russian, Mandarin, Spanish, English

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  1. Employment: 100%
    2 years


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  • Ginger Wang

    I fully endorse Tamara Freeze, as she is an extremely skilled employment attorney. She is professional, trustworthy, and dedicated to her clients.


    Ginger Wang Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

  • Robert C. Robinson

    I have worked with Tamara on Bar Association matters and know her to be passionate about employee rights, knowledgeable, and an emerging leader in employee advocacy.


    Robert Robinson Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Workplace Justice Advocates

9891 Irvine Center Drive
Suite 200
Irvine, CA, 92618

Workplace Justice Advocates

12526 High Bluff Drive
Suite 300
San Diego, CA, 92130



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2015
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2014
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2013
Rising StarsSuper Lawyers2012
Los Angeles City Attorney AwardLos Angeles City Attorney's Office2003
Prosser Prize in Local Government LawUC Berkeley School of Law2002
Kurnitz Creative Writing AwardUCLA Kurnitz Creative Writing Competition2000
Young EnterpriseUniversity of Oxford1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AttorneyWorkplace Justice Advocates2014 - Present
PrincipalLaw Offices of Tamara Freeze2009 - Present
Associate AttorneyBryan Cave2007 - 2009
Associate AttorneyJeffer Mangels Butler & Marmaro2007 - 2007
Associate AttorneyLittler Mendelson2005 - 2006
Association namePosition nameDuration
California Employment Lawyers’ Association (CELA)Member2009 - Present
National Employment Lawyers’ Association (NELA)Member2009 - Present
Los Angeles County Bar Association/Orange County Bar Association (LACBA/OCBA)Member2006 - Present
American Bar Association (ABA)Member2005 - Present
United States Chess Federation (USCF)Member1997 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Employee v. Accounting Firmsettled mid-six figures
Employee v. Big Pharmaceutical Companysettled pre-litigation in mediation
Plaintiff v. Retail/Manufacturersettled in mid-discovery (5 months after filing)
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2005
University of California - Los AngelesPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2000
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Chapman Law SchoolSmall Firm/Solo Panel2010
ABA Annual MeetingPracticing The Practice of Law - Part I2010
Women in Business Expo 2007Workplace Problem-Solving Guide2007
NAFE BlogManaging Your Employees2007
Career Builders 2007Employee Rights2007