Claudia Coleman is an associate in the firm's Litigation practice group. Claudia regularly represents clients against employment-related claims brought under federal and state employment laws, including claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and whistleblower claims. Claudia also has experience representing clients against claims of wage and hour violations of California's Labor Code, class and representative Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) actions.
Experienced in pretrial matters, she is skilled at drafting motions for both state and federal courts as well as preparing and responding to discovery, and conducting depositions of the parties and fact witnesses. Claudia is involved in fact investigation, developing and implementing litigation strategy, consulting expert witnesses, and participating in mediations/arbitrations.
Claudia also has experience representing debtors, creditors, trustees and committees in Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 11 business reorganization cases, as well as related adversary proceedings.
Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Claudia was an associate at other Orange County law firms. She also previously served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. Erithe A. Smith of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.
- University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 2019)
- San Diego Law Review
- Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
- University of California, Irvine (B.S., 2007)
- Biological Sciences
- U.S. District Court, Central District of California
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
- California Lawyers Association
- Orange County Bar Association, Labor and Employment Law Section