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I work very hard for my clients and treat them as if they were a part of my family.  Our firm is well-known because of our trial experience and our trial results.

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Licensed

  1. Wrongful Termination: 20%
    16 years
  2. Sexual Harassment: 20%
    16 years
  3. Discrimination: 20%
    16 years
  4. Employment: 20%
    16 years
  5. Litigation: 20%
    16 years

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Wesierski & Zurek, LLP

1 Corporate Park, Ste 200
Irvine, CA, 92606

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive200005/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Top Defense Cases of The Week (4/29/16)Los Angeles Daily Journal2016
Top 100 LawyersThe National Advocates2016
Top 100 Labor & Employment lawyers in CaliforniaAmerican Society of Legal Advocates2016
2015 Legal AwardsAI Legal Awards2015
Top Defense Cases of the Week (9/4/15)Los Angeles Daily Journal2015
Wizzie (Outstanding Results)Wesierski & Zurek LLP2015
"Superb" RatingAvvo2014
Wizzie (Outstanding Results)Wesierski & Zurek LLP2013
Top Defense Verdicts of 2011Daily Journal2012
College of Trial Advocacy GraduateOrange County Bar Association2011
Wizzie (Outstanding Results)Wesierski & Zurek LLP2011
Matthew Wright ScholarshipLoyola Marymount UnivN/A
Presidential ScholarshipLoyola Marymount UnivN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Junior PartnerWesierski & Zurek, LLP2010 - Present
Associateother law firms2000 - 2010
AssociateDeloitte & Touche1997 - 1999
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
The National Advocates - Top 100Member2016 - Present
American Society of Legal AdvocatesMember2015 - Present
OCBA - Labor and Employment SectionN/A2011 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A2000 - Present
Human Rights CampaignN/A1998 - Present
Orange County Lavender Bar AssociationN/A2012 - 2013
Lawyers for Human Rights - Los AngelesN/A2002 - 2004
Phi Alpha DeltaN/A1996 - 1997
Pi Mu EpsilonN/A1993 - 1994
Phi Kappa ThetaN/A1992 - 1994
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sexual Harassment (Orange Cty Sup. Ct.) -- TrialDefense verdict
Sexual Harassment (Orange Cty Sup. Ct.) -- TrialDismissed on third day of trial
Wage and Hour (Labor Board-San Diego)Defense verdict
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Orange County Bar AssociationOCBA Members Named to ASLA Top 100, 40 Under 40 Lists2016
Bloomberg Business"UBS, Whistle-Blower Lose Lawsuit Because of Unclean Hands" by Edvard Pettersson, July 27, 2015 (quoting C. Counts)2015
Forbes"UBS Too Dirty To Sue Billionaire Offshore Tax Cheat, Judge Rules", by Janet Novack, July 28, 2015 (quoting C. Counts)2015
W&Z Defense Law UpdateArbitration Agreements In Employee Contracts2015
W&Z Defense Law UpdateWorkplace Conduct Must Be Severe and Pervasive To Establish Liability Under FEHA For Hostile Work Environment Sexual Harassment2013
WZ BlogRecent Developments in Wage and Hour Law – Day of Rest Violations2012
WZ BlogRecent Developments in Wage and Hour Law – No Reporting Time Pay for Scheduled Meetings2012
WZ BlogDeleon v. Verizon Wireless (2012) 207 Cal.App.4th 800 – Commission Chargebacks Lawful2012
WZ BlogEmployer Can Round Time To Nearest Tenth of An Hour2012
W&Z Defense Law UpdateCertification of A Class Can Be Denied In A Class Action Where Survey Evidence Shows Differences of The Class Members' Individual Experience2011
W&Z Defense Law UpdateRecent Court Opinions Provide Long-Awaited Direction For Employers Concerning Meal Period and Rest Period2011
W&Z Defense Law UpdateThe U.C. Is Immune From Statute Requiring An Employer To Pay An Employee's Attoney Fees And Costs In A Lawsuit For Nonpayment of Wages or Benefits2011
W&Z Defense Law UpdateIn Cases of Express Indemnity, Sometimes An Assignor's Rights Can Be Used To Remedy Damages Incurred By An Assignee2011
W&Z Defense Law UpdateInsurance Coverage May Not Be Triggered If The Wrong Party Pays The Self-Insured Retention2010
W&Z Defense Law UpdateHiring Company Can Now Be Liable For The Injuries of Its Independent Contractor' Employees If It Fails To Follow Safety Regulations2010
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Marymount UniversityMathematics/LatinOther - BachelorsN/A
Loyola Law SchoolLawJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
OCBA Labor & Employment Section MeetingValuing Employment Cases: A Peek Behind The Curtain2013
MCLE Attorney MeetingIntroduction to Class Actions2013
MCLE Attorney MeetingThe Consequences of An Employer's Failure To Keep Records2013
MCLE Attorney MeetingRecent Developments in Wage and Hour Law2012