Employment, labor, and business immigration law firm Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger LLP (CDF) announced the elevation of OCBA member Denisha McKenzie to Senior Counsel. McKenzie is based in the firm's Orange County office.
McKenzie defends employers in all areas of labor and employment law in state and federal court, as well as before various administrative agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE). McKenzie's practice has a special emphasis on vigorously defending alleged claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination. A significant portion of her practice also is dedicated to defending wage and hour single-plaintiff, class action and PAGA lawsuits.
She is a graduate of Tufts University and received her J.D. from the University of California, Irvine School of Law.