Gina Tetorakis 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. Tetorakis also has experience litigating class action matters involving California’s wage and hour regulations, unfair competition laws, and the Private Attorneys General Act.
Ms. Tetorakis received her law degree from American University, Washington College of Law, where she was a senior staff member of the Business Law Review. While in law school, she interned for the Office of General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Ms. Tetorakis also interned for the Federal National Mortgage Association ("Fannie Mae") and was assigned to work at Venable LLP. In addition, Ms. Tetorakis completed a judicial externship with the Honorable Gary E. Bair of the Montgomery County Circuit Court, 6th Judicial Circuit.
As a law clerk for the American Chemistry Council, Ms. Tetorakis examined legal issues pertaining to the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 ("Proposition 65"). Her research contributions were published in the Journal of Business & Technology Law Review of the University of Maryland, Francis King Carey School of Law.
Primary Area(s) of Practice
- Labor & Employment
American University, Washington College of Law
Juris Doctor, 2016
University of Central Florida
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Government, 2013