By DOUG SHERWIN
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
Wilson Turner Kosmo LLP has added Carolina Bravo-Karimi, James Leonard and Christina Tapia as associates. They will practice in the firmís employment law group.
Bravo-Karimi, Leonard and Tapia will focus on corporate employment matters such as wrongful termination, defamation, discrimination, wage and hour, and workersí compensation discrimination. They will also counsel employers on wage and hour issues, drafting employment manuals and other employment related matters in compliance with federal and California guidelines.
Bravo-Karimi comes to Wilson Turner Kosmo after being a law clerk to the U.S. District Judge Louisa S. Porter. She also teaches appellate advocacy at University of San Diego School of Law.
Leonard was formerly with Paul, Plevin, Sullivan & Connaughton. He was a Rose Foundation Fellow for the First Amendment Project in 2008.
Tapia was most recently in Gordon & Reesís employment practice group and previously was a deputy attorney general in the correctional writs and appeals section of the attorney general's office.