Shaw Valenza LLP • San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California 94104
Julia Melnicoe is an associate in Shaw Valenza LLP’s San Francisco office. Julia’s practice primarily focuses on defending employers in employment litigation, including claims for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and wage and hour violations. She also counsels clients to ensure their employment policies and handbooks are compliant with federal and state laws.
Julia graduated from Cornell Law School in 2009. She participated in a trial advocacy clinic and the Cornell chapter of the Animal Legal Defense Fund. She was a frequent speaker on legal issues for New York State Water Conservation Districts and the Upper Susquehanna Coalition. Julia also was a law clerk during 2007 for the California State Assembly Committee on Water, Parks & Wildlife.
Before joining Shaw Valenza LLP, Julia worked as an employment litigation associate for noted law firms in San Francisco and Sacramento. She is a former member of the Legal and Legislative Committee for the Sacramento Area Human Resource Association (SAHRA). Julia has presented live programs and webinars on employment law topics, and has written articles for the California Employment Law Letter, SAHRA, and the Sacramento County Law Library.
- College: University of California, Santa Cruz
- Law School: Cornell Law School, 2009