Drake Mirsch is a litigation associate whose practice focuses on all aspects of employment law. Drake regularly represents employers in all phases of litigation, including pre-litigation negotiations, dispositive motions and appeals. He also advises clients in multiple industries on a broad range of employment issues, employment practices and policies, and responding to administrative charges.

He is experienced at defending clients against discrimination, harassment, retaliation and whistleblower claims under both state and federal law. Drake also has experience defending employers in highly contested class and representative/Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) actions involving alleged violations of California’s Labor Code, including claims for unpaid and timely wages, meal periods and rest breaks, unreimbursed expenses, etc. He brings creativity and problem-solving skills to the issues presented to defend employers against the myriad of potential class and representative claims. He also prosecutes claims for trade secret misappropriation, breach of fiduciary duty and unfair competition.

Drake represents employers in state and federal courts and before state and federal administrative agencies, including the California Civil Rights Department (CRD), the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).


Prior to joining Armstrong Teasdale, Drake served as an associate at an international employment law firm. He also externed for The Hon. Theodor C. Albert at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California.


  • Chapman University  (J.D., cum laude, 2019)
    • Emphases in Business Law and Dispute Resolution
    • Chapman Law Review (Articles Editor)
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution Board
    • Marjorie W. Day Scholarship
  • University of Arizona  (B.A., 2014)
    • Philosophy, Politics, Economics, and Law (PPEL)


  • California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit
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