Raina Singer focuses her practice on complex wage-and-hour class, collective, and PAGA representative actions in both state and federal court. She has experience defending employers in various industries, including healthcare, agriculture, transportation, food service, entertainment, payroll, and insurance.
Raina's understanding of various industry operations allows her to strategically and creatively litigate cases and develop practical solutions tailored to her client's problems. In addition to multi-plaintiff actions, Raina represents employers in single-plaintiff lawsuits that include claims of discrimination, retaliation, harassment, and other matters arising from the employer-employee relationship.
Having started her practice initially representing plaintiffs in employment disputes, Raina brings a unique understanding to her client's cases as she is able to anticipate opposing viewpoints and motivations. This perspective enables her to effectively litigate and advise clients through complex employment issues.
Class, collective, and representative actions
Focuses on wage-and-hour class, collective, and PAGA representative actions. Provides thorough investigations into clients' policies and practices to best position them during active litigation, while also providing practical recommendations to avoid future litigation. Leverages analytics of both traditional and non-traditional data to obtain favorable settlements for clients, reduce significant areas of liability, and undermine class certification arguments.
Advice and counseling
Works with employers to develop compliant policies and practices to prevent lawsuits from occurring in the first place. Counsels clients on a range of issues, including wage-and-hour compliance, misclassification, reasonable accommodations, leaves of absence, internal complaints, and employee discipline and termination.
Admitted to Practice
U.S. District Court Central District of California
U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
J.D., University of San Francisco School of Law, 2018
B.A., Political Science, University of Arizona, 2013
- Associate, Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, Los Angeles, 2020-2021
- Associate, Levin & Nalbandyan LLP, Los Angeles, 2019-2020
- Summer Associate, Kerr & Wagstaffe LLP, San Francisco, 2017