Barbara Figari founded the Figari Law Firm in 2008, and has successfully represented numerous individuals in employment cases against some of the largest companies in the nation. Ms. Figari is a member of both the California Employment Lawyers Association and the National Employment Lawyers Association, and served on the Board of the California Young Lawyers Association for the State Bar of California. Ms. Figari also serves as a Delegate to the Conference of Delegates of California Bar Associations, for the Bar Association of San Francisco. Ms. Figari is a member of the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, in which she is also a member of the Women’s Caucus, and has written numerous articles and hosted events related to issues in employment litigation and negotiation.
Ms. Figari graduated from the University of Minnesota Law School, with honors, where she received her law degree with a concentration in Labor and Employment Law. Prior to starting her own firm, Ms. Figari worked for Sprenger & Lang, a firm specializing in employment class actions, and for the St. Paul County Attorney’s Office and the Office of the Public Defender in Stillwater, Minnesota.
Ms. Figari was raised in California and Arizona, and graduated from Illinois State University with a degree in Politics and Government. During college, Ms. Figari served as captain of a nationally ranked mock trial team, and completed a summer internship with GalleryWatch Legislative Tracking in Washington, D.C.
Ms. Figari is an avid runner, practices yoga, and enjoys spending time with her family.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Law Clerk||Sprenger & Lang, PLLC||2006 - 2007|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Los Angeles County Bar Association||N/A||2013 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles||N/A||2011 - Present|
|American Association for Justice||N/A||2011 - Present|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|California Young Lawyers Association||N/A||2008 - Present|
|California Employment Lawyers Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|Bar Association of San Francisco||N/A||2007 - Present|
|San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2007 - Present|
|California Labor & Employment Law Review||Concepcion Has No Impact on the Application of the Armendariz Factors||2012|
|Univ of Minnesota L S||law||N/A|
|Illinois State Univ||undergraduate||N/A|
|National Employment Lawyers Association||Trying Cases in a Post-Harris World||2016|
|California State Bar Annual Meeting||Screening Employment Cases||2010|
|Rod Ortiz v. Hubbard Iron Doors||Verdict and attorney's fees in excess of $1 million dollars|
|Whistleblower Employee v. Bank (Private Settlement)||Confidential Seven Figure Settlement|
|Maria Braga v. AccentCare, Inc.||Settlement of $2.1 million dollars|
|Klaas v. ValleyCare Medical Center, et al||Verdict of $344,198|
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