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Regina A. Petty

Regina A. Petty

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Regina Petty is the Chief Diversity Officer for the firm. In this role, she provides leadership, vision and strategic direction to advance the diversity and inclusion values of the firm for the purposes of achieving professional and organizational excellence.

She is also a partner in the San Diego and Los Angeles offices. Regina practices in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels and is experienced in multi-district and class action litigation.

She advises employers and public agency boards and handles litigation for private and public employers. Regina successfully argued Jones v. The Lodge at Torrey Pines Partnership (2008) 42 Cal.4th 1158 before the California Supreme Court, a case noted on Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin's top ten list of most significant cases and trends for the Fair Employment and Housing Act's (FEHA) 50th anniversary.

Regina is a past president of the San Diego County Bar Association and a former member of the board of directors of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association.

She is "AV" Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in San Diego Super Lawyers every year since its inaugural issue. She has been named one of the Los Angeles Daily Journal's Top 75 Women Litigators in California and one of the San Diego Daily Transcript's Top Ten attorneys in both the labor and employment and business litigation categories.

Regina is also a recipient of the San Diego Business Journal's "Women Who Mean Business Award" and she was honored by the Stanford University Black Community Services Center with its Legacy Award. She was also recognized as a Top Attorney in Labor and Employment by San Diego Daily Transcript in 2015.