Elaine Cameron

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Bio

Elaine is a litigation attorney whose practice focuses on employment and commercial litigation. She regularly counsels HR professionals, legal counsel, and managers of both small and large companies on all aspects of employment law, including hiring, workforce reductions and terminations, investigations, employer audits, state and federal wage and hour law, compensation and leave issues, risk prevention, data privacy, proprietary information and trade secret issues, and employment issues related to mergers and acquisitions. Elaine’s expertise also includes drafting California employment documentation, handbooks, and employment policies. As an employment litigator, Elaine has expertise representing employers in employment discrimination, wrongful termination, harassment, misappropriation of trade secrets and proprietary information, and wage and hour lawsuits, including class actions, and complex multi-plaintiff lawsuits in both administrative and civil court forums.

Elaine’s practice also includes real estate litigation, including disputes over buy-sell agreements, commercial leasing, broker/agent liability, construction defects, course of construction disputes, premises liability, unlawful detainer, right of use, and planned developments. In addition, Elaine handles court cases and arbitrations on behalf financial institutions and professionals, including registered investment advisors (RIAs), insurance agents, financial planners (CFPs), registered representatives and securities broker-dealers.

Hobbies and Interests

Elaine enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and participating in endurance sports. When she’s not at work you can find her swimming, cycling, or running.

Education

  • University of Washington School of Law, LL.M. in Taxation, 2002
  • California Western School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2001
  • University of California at San Diego, Bachelor of Arts, 1997

Admissions

  • California State Courts
  • United State District Court, all California Districts

Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association
  • Asian American Bar Association

Volunteer Experience

  • Leukemia & Lymphoma Society volunteer
  • Volunteer at the St. Joseph’s Village, an emergency family house center
  • Project Open Hand, a San Francisco kitchen center providing meals for the homebound
  • Volunteer for the Princess Project a non-profit organization promoting self-confidence and individual beauty by providing free prom dresses and accessories to high school girls who cannot otherwise afford them.