The OCBA is pleased to share that members Chris Ahearn, formerly Of Counsel, and Colin Calvert have been promoted as two of the law firm's newest partners effective January 1.
Ahearn defends employers in all areas of employment law, focusing on complex class action and multi-party lawsuits and harassment and discrimination claims in courts and in arbitration. He counsels clients on wage and hour matters, discipline and termination, and employment policies and procedures. Ahearn also represents employers in claims brought under the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA). He earned his J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (2005) and his A.B., magna cum laude, from Boston College (1997).
Calvert’s practice covers all areas of labor and employment law, with a focus on claims of discrimination and harassment under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), as well as class action wage and hour lawsuits. In addition to his litigation practice, he provides counseling to clients on various issues, including labor relations and workplace safety issues. Calvert has been selected for inclusion in Southern California Super Lawyers – Rising Stars every year since 2016. He received his J.D. from Columbia Law School (2010) and his B.A., with honors, from University of California, Santa Barbara (2007).