Jacqueline M. Litra is a partner in the firm's Los Angeles office and is a member of the Labor & Employment Practice Group. With extensive experience in labor negotiations and personnel matters, her practice focuses on assisting clients with employee discipline, employee leaves, and labor relations matters.
Prior to joining F3, Ms. Litra was an associate in a Chicago, IL law firm. While there, she represented clients in a variety of employment matters, including negotiating collective bargaining agreements using both traditional and interest based bargaining models, counseling clients on employee discipline and dismissal, preparing teacher evaluation plans and designing and delivering trainings on employee relations.
She also has significant experience in labor and employment litigation, representing clients in a broad range of matters, including unfair labor practice charges, contract grievances, employment discrimination and First Amendment claims.
Additionally, Ms. Litra is skilled in board governance and policy matters, advising clients on open meetings, public records requests, public bidding, and student discipline and student rights issues.
Ms. Litra earned her Juris Doctor at Michigan State University College of Law and obtained a B.A. with High Honors in Psychology from Michigan State University.
Her professional affiliations include the North American Educational Negotiators Association and the Council of School Attorneys. She is licensed to practice in California and Illinois.