January 19, 2021 -- Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP is pleased to announce that Monte Grix has been elevated to partnership in the firm.
“Monte is an accomplished litigator dedicated to the representation of employers and higher education institutions. Co-Managing Partner Glen Kraemer observes, “His passionate commitment to our clients’ interests is immediately recognized by all those he serves, as are his exemplary advocacy skills. That focus, and his many additional contributions to our firm’s prevention and compliance-oriented practice, have made him a valued colleague, and we’re very honored to welcome him to the partnership.”
Since joining Hirschfeld Kraemer in 2011, Monte has represented employers in labor and employment matters across a wide range of industries. In addition, Monte has developed an expertise in representing institutions of higher education related to the entire spectrum of faculty discipline and promotion issues. As a litigator, Monte handles employment discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, wage and hour class actions, and employment-related trade secret/intellectual property/non-competition claims. He also provides advice and counsel to employers on issues ranging from wage & hour compliance, record-keeping, and employee disability accommodation, as well as conducting neutral internal investigations. Monte also leads our Firm’s Spanish-language training practice, including harassment prevention training in compliance with state law mandates.
Monte earned his B.A. magna cum laude from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his J.D. cum laude from Loyola Law School. He is based in Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Santa Monica office. Hirschfeld Kraemer LLP is a boutique employment and higher education law firm dedicated to providing a full range of counseling, training, and litigation services to a broad spectrum of employers and colleges and universities. In addition to 27 lawyers based in its San Francisco and Santa Monica offices, Hirschfeld Kraemer has ready access to global employment law expertise via its founding membership in the Employment Law Alliance, a network of employment lawyers in all 50 states and over 100 countries.