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Tiffanny  Brosnan

Tiffanny Brosnan

Partner| Orange County

Tiffanny Brosnan's practice is concentrated in employment litigation and counseling. Her employment-related counseling includes advising employers regarding wage and hour problems, termination and disciplinary matters, recruiting and training, investigations, leaves of absence, and policy drafting. Tiffanny represents employers in matters including wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, unfair competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, and wage and hour law.

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  • Defense of "whistleblower" actions on behalf of technology-based, health care and retail clients
  • Defense of wrongful termination, discrimination, and sexual harassment actions on behalf of service and retail clients, and management employees
  • Defense of wage and hour class actions involving claims for meal period, rest break, overtime and other labor code violations on behalf of manufacturing, service and retail clients
  • Defense of unfair competition and trade secrets litigation involving technology-based, manufacturing and healthcare clients
  • Trial and binding arbitration experience in retaliation, harassment, discrimination, wage loss, and fraud cases
  • University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law (J.D., 1996)
  • University of California at Los Angeles (B.A., summa cum laude, 1993)
    • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Orange County Bar Association
    • Employment Litigation Section
  • American Bar Association
  • ProVisors, Orange County
  • "Cover Story: Six Degrees of Todd Friedland," Co-Author, Orange County Lawyer magazine (January 5, 2016)
  • "Non-Union Employers Beware: NLRB Decisions Affect You Too," Presenter, Employment Tool Kit Seminar, Snell & Wilmer, Costa Mesa, CA (November 12, 2015)
  • "Paid Sick Leave - It's an Epidemic," Author, Workplace Word (October 12, 2015)
  • "Avoiding Employment Law Hazards: Keys to Running a Tight Ship for In-House Counsel," Co-Presenter, Association of Corporate Counsel (Southern California Chapter), Long Beach, CA (June 3, 2015)
  • "Understanding, Recognizing and Preventing Bullying in the Workplace," Co-Presenter, PIHRA Gateway Cities, Cerritos, CA (March 4, 2015)
  • "Employment Case Law and Legislation for 2015," Panelist, ProVisors Human Capital Group, Irvine, CA (March 3, 2015)
  • "An Employment Lawyer's Top Ten Tips to Avoid Holiday Party Headaches," Co-Author, Orange County Business Journal (December 1, 2014)
  • "Wage and Hour Issues - The Recurring Nightmare" and "Severance Agreement Pitfalls," Co-Presenter, Employment Tool Kit Seminar, Snell & Wilmer, Costa Mesa, CA (November 13, 2014)
  • "Judge Douglas F. McCormick: Sitting on the Bench After a Career on His Feet," Author, Orange County Lawyer (October 2014)
  • "Ever-Expanding Accommodations," Presenter, Employment Tool Kit Seminar, Snell & Wilmer, Costa Mesa, CA (November 7, 2013)
  • "Do My Employees Ever Have to Work?," Speaker, Employment Tool Kit Seminar, Snell & Wilmer, Costa Mesa, CA (November 8, 2012)
  • "Best Practices for In-house Attorneys When Navigating The Choppy Waters of Investigation," Speaker, Snell & Wilmer and Thomson West Harbor Cruise, Newport Beach, CA (October 18, 2012)
  • "California's Wage Orders: Landmines and Goldmines," Author, Orange County Lawyer (June 2012)
  • "Dealing with Disabilities and the New Wave of Leave-Related Lawsuits," Speaker, Employment Tool Kit Seminar, Snell & Wilmer, Costa Mesa, CA (October 2011)
  • "Failure to pay wages? Now There's an App for That," Co-Author, Daily Journal (September 15, 2011)
  • "Enforcing Your Social Media Policy Around the World," Speaker, 44th Annual Legal Symposium, International Franchise Association, Washington, DC (May 2011)
  • "My Employee is Injured — So Why Am I in Pain?," Speaker, Employment Toolkit Seminar, Snell & Wilmer, Costa Mesa, CA (October 2010)
  • "My Employee is Injured — So Why Am I in Pain?," Co-Author, Orange County Business Journal, Vol. 33, No. 38 (September 20, 2010)
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Labor & Employment Litigation (2013-2016)
  • Southern California Super Lawyers®, Rising Stars Edition, Employment & Labor (2006-2011)
  • Nominated for Women in Business Award, Orange County Business Journal
  • Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County, Past President
    • Career Forum Committee, Co-Chair (2014-present)
  • High School Mock Trial Competition Volunteer
  • Mariners Elementary School Foundation, Board Member
  • Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce
  • California
  • Supreme Court of California