About Amber Phillips 2018-06-19T23:06:27+00:00

Amber Phillips

Amber Phillips represents clients in cases involving employment discrimination, wrongful termination, whistleblower retaliation, sexual harassment and sexual assault.

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Email: amber@genieharrisonlaw.com

Prior to joining The Genie Harrison Law Firm, Ms. Phillips was an American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) Fellow. As an ABOTA Fellow, she worked with top trial attorneys at both plaintiff and defense firms, and interned with Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kevin Brazile. Additionally, Ms. Phillips was a clerk in the Homelessness Prevention Law Project and Juvenile Hall Project at Public Counsel.

Ms. Phillips received her J.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law and her B.A. in Psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles, where she graduated summa cum laude. At UCLA, Ms. Phillips was both a Regents Scholar and Gold Shield Alumni Association Scholar.

During law school, Ms. Phillips was the President of the UCLA School of Law Moot Court Honors Board and a member of the Moot Court Honors Program, Co-Chair of the Juvenile Hall Clinic, Co-Chair of the Innocence Project, Managing Editor of the Women’s Law Journal, and a Writing Advisor for the Lawyering Skills Clinical Program.

Results:

  • 2012 Six figure settlement against a Southern California public entity
  • 2013 Seven figure settlement in a class action against a national employer
  • 2013 Six figure settlement against Southern California public entity
  • 2013 Six figure settlement against an international corporate employer
  • 2013 Six figure settlement against an international corporate employer
  • 2014 Seven figure settlement against Southern California public entity
  • 2014 Six figure settlement against a Southern California public entity
  • 2014 Assisted in the trial Karina Bustillos v. Villa Restaurant, et al., which resulted in a six figure verdict and a seven figure attorneys’ fees award
  • 2015 Seven figure settlement in two related cases against a Southern California public entity
  • 2015 Six figure settlement against a Southern California public entity
  • 2015 Six figure settlement against a national employer
  • 2016 Six figure settlement against a national employer
  • 2016 Six figure settlement against a Southern California public entity
  • 2016 Six figure settlement against an international corporate employer
  • 2017 Six figure settlement against a Southern California public entity

Other:

Argued in front of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

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BAR ADMISSIONS:

  • California, 2011
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California in 2012
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California in 2015
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit in 2015.

EDUCATION:

  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence, 2011
  • University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, Los Angeles, California, B.A., Bachelor of Arts, 2007
  • Honors: Summa Cum Laude, Regents Scholar, Alumni Association Scholar, Gold Shield

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

  • Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association (LACBA)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

2018 — UCLA School of Law seminar, “Navigating Sexual Harassment in the Legal Profession”
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2016 — Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles’ From Classroom to Courtroom for Law Students—Guest Speaker

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Attorneys Genie Harrison and Amber Phillips founded the Genie Harrison Law firm in 2013 to represent victims of wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and other employee rights violations.

Employment lawyer Amber Phillips speaking at CAALA

Employment lawyer Amber Phillips speaking at a CAALA event for young lawyers.