Rishi Puri provides advice and litigates on behalf of companies in Oregon and California on a wide range of labor and employment issues. READ MORE
Rishi counsels clients on a broad scope of issues ranging from top-down corporate policy to advice regarding individual employment decisions. Rishi provides advice to both small local businesses and Fortune 500 companies. Recent experience includes formulating meal and rest break policy and practices, determination of exempt status of employees and updating general HR policies. Rishi has experience in the industries of early childcare, technology and wine and provides industry-specific advice to proactively manage risk.
Rishi has significant experience in class actions, having played an integral role in multiple lawsuits that included up to 70,000 members. He also defends clients in single plaintiff matters and has won numerous motions for summary judgment.
In addition, Rishi defends clients involved in unfair labor practice charges filed by the National Labor Relations Board, regularly practices before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and assists with DOL audits and investigations.
Seyfarth Shaw, Employment Litigation Associate
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, Employment Litigation Associate
Morgan Lewis & Bockius, Summer Associate
Towers Perrin, Asset Consulting Associate
Leadership Council on Legal Diversity, Fellow (2018)
Basic Rights Oregon, Board of Directors (2020-Present)
“Oregon Rising Star,” Thomson Reuters, Employment Litigation - Defense (2018-2019)
“Southern California Rising Star,” Thomson Reuters (2013-2015)
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