Julie R. Trotter is the managing shareholder at Call & Jensen, a full-service litigation boutique headquartered in Newport Center for 40 years. Ms. Trotter specializes in the area of employment litigation and advice and counsel, and has represented clients in a variety of commercial disputes with a particular focus on class action and PAGA wage and hour disputes, employment discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, and claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act. She maintains an active practice partnering with companies headquartered in Orange County and around the country, and is regarded as an expert on California wage-and-hour matters. Ms. Trotter has achieved numerous defense judgments on behalf of her clients, and has established an impressive record of resolving her clients’ most intractable employment disputes and bet-the-company litigation. She is considered a “go to” attorney for managing her clients’ internal employment affairs and high-exposure claims. With the team of employment attorneys at Call & Jensen, Ms. Trotter strategically defends employment litigation in her clients’ best interests. Ms. Trotter is also a frequently sought-after speaker on employment issues for legal, human resources, and business audiences.
Prior to joining the firm in August 2004, Ms. Trotter was an associate with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in their Orange County office where she practiced in the firm’s Labor and Employment and Litigation Departments. Ms. Trotter commenced her career at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in 2000 after earning her law degree from Pepperdine University School of Law where she was Valedictorian and graduated first in her class. Ms. Trotter served as Lead Articles Editor of the Pepperdine Law Review. She earned her Bachelor degree in English from Santa Clara University in 1997.