Debra A. Lauzon

Debra A. Lauzon

Of Counsel
Location:
Manhattan Beach, California
Phone:
310-802-1500
Fax:
310-802-0500
Email:
Debra A. Lauzon received her J.D. degree in March 1987 from Georgia State University College of Law where she graduated suma cum laude in the top five percent of her class. Ms. Lauzon was a Law Merit Scholarship recipient and Outstanding Student of 1986. She was admitted to practice law in Georgia in 1987; and practiced in Georgia at Morris Manning & Martin, and clerked for Fisher & Phillips during law school.

In 1988, Ms. Lauzon was admitted to practice law in California. She is admitted in the Central District of California, the Southern District of California and the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Ninth Circuit. Ms. Lauzon was a Senior Associate with Alschuler Grossman & Pines where her practice focused on employment litigation. In 1994, she began her private practice. She has written articles on employment related issues, as well as provided training to employers on compliance with employment laws.

In 1996, Ms. Lauzon formed a partnership with Jane K. Euler known as Lauzon & Euler, LLP where her practice was 90% or more employee focused employment litigation. Ms. Lauzon has represented thousands of employees in matters involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation, whistleblowing and wrongful termination; obtaining millions of dollars on behalf of her clients over the years.

Ms. Lauzon is dedicated to her clients and her community. Recognized as Volunteer of the Year and Woman of the Year by the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce; she has also received Certificates of Commendation by the State Assembly and U.S. House of Representatives for her Community Service and Leadership four times.

In August 2016, Ms. Lauzon joined Barrera & Associates as Of Counsel where she continues to represent employees in employment litigation matters.

Ms. Lauzon serves on the Board of Mothers with Hope. In addition to a busy law practice and volunteer work, Ms. Lauzon is most proud to be the Mom of three amazing young women, and wife to a wonderful, supportive husband.

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1987
  • California, 1988

Education

  • Georgia State University College of Law, Atlanta, Georgia
    • J.D., Doctor of Jurisprudence summa cum laude - 1987
    • Honors: Merit Scholarship recipient
    • Honors: Outstanding Student of 1986
  • College of Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina
    • B.A., Bachelor of Arts - 1982

Honors and Awards

  • Volunteer of the Year by the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce
  • Woman of the Year by the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce

Past Employment Positions

  • Morris Manning & Martin
  • Fisher & Phillips, Clerk
  • Alschuler Grossman & Pines, Senior Associate
  • Lauzon & Euler, LLP, Partner, 1996 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Board of Mothers with Hope