Jessica A. Luke


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  • Biography

    Jessica Luke is a Partner in the Employment practice group of GRSM. Jessica represents employers in single plaintiff and class action matters in state and federal courts in California, as well as claims before the EEOC, DFEH, EDD, and DLSE. She defends employers against claims such as wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblower statutes, and wage and hour actions.

    Jessica's practice also includes counseling employers on preventative employment policies and practices involving all areas of federal, state, and local employment law.

    While attending the University of California, Hastings College of the Law, she was an extern in the San Francisco Superior Court, Law and Motion Department, and later at the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office. Jesssica also served as Senior Production Editor on the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly and was on the Evans Constitutional Law Moot Court Competition Team.

    Her other accomplishments while at Hastings include representing an appellant, pro bono, in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.


    • California
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California


    • State Bar of California
    • American Bar Association
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  • Publications & Presentations



    • The Latest Threats and Defenses, GRSM Legal Education Conference, San Francisco, October 2019
    • Recent Trends in California Employment Law, Martinez Chamber of Commerce, February 2013
    • Social Media in California: New Access Restrictions and Policy Obligations for Employers, California Employer Resources, December 2012
  • Education


    J.D., cum laude, University of Hastings College of the Law, 2010

    • Outstanding Achievement in Pro Bono
    • Third Place of Overall Best Brief and Best Oral Argument, Snodgrass Moot Court Competition

    B.A., cum laude, Political Science and Women’s Studies, University of California Los Angeles, 2006


    San Francisco Superior Court, Law and Motion Department
    San Francisco District Attorney’s Office