Karl R. Lindegren: Lawyer with Fisher & Phillips LLP

Karl R. Lindegren

Irvine,  CA  U.S.A.
Phone(949) 851-2424

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Labor and Employment
  • Americans with Disabilities Act - ADA
  • Class Actions
  • Employment Litigation and Counseling
  • Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
  • Trial Practice
University University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, A.B., magna cum laude, 1982 Phi Beta Kappa
Law SchoolUniversity of Southern California Law Center, Los Angeles, CA, J.D., 1986
Admitted1986, California

Professional Activities
Served as Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association in 2006; member of the American Bar Associations Labor and Employment Law Section and the California State Bar Labor and Employment Section.


Karl Lindegren is a partner in the Irvine and Los Angeles offices. He represents employers in all areas of labor and employment law.

He provides clients with preventive advice and counseling on issues ranging from union avoidance to compliance with state and federal laws, such as the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act, defending and preventing wrongful discharge and discrimination claims and protection of trade secrets.

His litigation practice includes jury trials, bench trials and arbitrations, as well as appeals before the California Courts of Appeal, the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, and the Montana Supreme Court. Karl frequently speaks to employer groups and provides training to clients and human resource groups.

He is AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell and has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2010.

Karl was recognized as a Litigation - Labor and Employment Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America for 2014.


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Eighty-Four Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Selected to The Best Lawyers in America 2016
August 17, 2015 (Also at Los Angeles Office)

Reported CasesRepresentative Work: Defense Verdict in Harassment, Discrimination and Retaliation Case; Fisher & Phillips Attorneys Build Successful Case for Housing Authority of Los Angeles; Firm Successfully Defends Manufacturing Company in Employment Lawsuit Stemming from Rent-a-Patient Scam; Federal Judge Denies NLRB Petition for Section 10(j) Relief Against Dealership

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Office Information

Karl R. Lindegren

2050 Main Street
IrvineCA 92614


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