Margaret Wright

Associate

Margaret Wright is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Lewis Brisbois and a member of the Labor & Employment Practice. Her practice involves defending employers in individual and multi-plaintiff lawsuits in both state and federal court against workplace discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful termination claims. Ms. Wright also has experience litigating class action matters involving California’s consumer protection statutes, wage and hour regulations, unfair competition laws, and the Private Attorneys General Act. 

Ms. Wright's practice also includes providing preventative counseling to employers regarding employment practices, including auditing employee handbooks, preparing employment agreements, evaluating various employment and termination decisions, and ensuring compliance with California wage and hour laws. Additionally, Ms. Wright has experience in defending businesses and individuals in discrimination, negligence, sexual assault, and molestation cases arising both within and outside the employment context.

Foreign Languages

Spanish

Admissions

  • State Bar Admissions
    • California
  • United States District Courts
    • United States District Court for the Central District of California

Admissions

California

United States District Court for the Central District of California

Associations

California State Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section

Education

University of Mississippi School of Law

Juris Doctor, summa cum laude, 2016

  • Mississippi Law Journal, Executive Articles Editor
  • Moot Court Board, National Team
  • Law School Student Body Executive Board
  • James Oliver Eastland Scholar
  • Mississippi Defense Lawyers' Association - Reginald Grey Scholar
  • Dean's Leadership Council
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Outstanding Student Awards: Copyright, Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property, Torts I, Torts II, Advanced Torts, Criminal Law

University of Mississippi

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, cum laude, 2013

  • Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College
  • Delta Gamma Sorority

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