|University ||University of California, Riverside, B.A., Political Science/Sociology, 1999|
|Law School||University of San Diego School of Law, J.D., 2002|
|Admitted||2003, California and U.S. District Court, Southern District of California; 2004, U.S. District Court, Central District of California and U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit; 2006, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California; 2011, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California; 2012, Texas|
Cepideh Roufougar is a Shareholder in the San Francisco, California office of Jackson Lewis P.C.
Ms. Roufougar represents public and private sector management in all areas of labor and employment law. She regularly provides advice and counsel about litigation avoidance, employee management issues, implementing disciplinary actions, collective bargaining issues, and the California Public Safety Officers and Firefighters Procedural Bill of Rights Acts. Ms. Roufougar has also successfully prevailed in numerous arbitrations and administrative appeals upholding serious disciplinary action, enforced management rights through effective collective bargaining and grievance administration, and conducted complex workplace investigations.
Ms. Roufougar is a sought-after trainer and presents seminars on a wide range of subjects, including: retirement issues; wage and hour issues; implementing and sustaining disciplinary actions; conducting defensible workplace investigations; first-line supervisor trainings; performance management/evaluations; leave management and reasonable accommodations; and preventing discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
Before joining Jackson Lewis, Ms. Roufougar focused her practice at a well-regarded local labor and employment firm and served as in-house counsel for a local public agency.
Ms. Roufougar is admitted to practice in both California and Texas.
Ms. Roufougar received dual Bachelor of Arts degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of California, Riverside and her Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law. Ms. Roufougar was honored as a 2013 Rising Star by Northern California Super Lawyers.
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