Nicol Hajjar, Esq.
Litigation Attorney at Wilshire Law Firm
Nicol Hajjar, Esq. is a skilled litigation attorney specializing in employment law at Wilshire Law Firm. An experienced employee advocate, Ms. Hajjar focuses solely on representing clients in cases involving wage & hour claims, wrongful termination, workplace harassment (including sexual harassment), workplace discrimination, workplace retaliation, and Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) claims. Her concentrated emphasis on preparation and presentation has helped Ms. Hajjar secure greater than $3,200,000 in successful settlements and verdicts on behalf of her deserving clients.
The excellent, personalized service that Nicol provides to each of her clients has been recognized by her peers with several significant honors. Nicol was among just 2.5% of all attorneys who were selected to the 2019 Southern California Rising Stars list by Super Lawyers, and she has been awarded memberships to several invitation-only organizations for her legal leadership, reputation, and performance, including The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 and the Wage and Hour Trial Lawyers Association—Top 10.
Nicol is also an active member of the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA), the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), the Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA), and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA).
Nicol brings a keen eye and years of invaluable knowledge and insight into wrongful termination and wage and hour claims. Committed to standing up for employee rights and equality in the workplace, Nicol’s first priority when working on a case is ensuring that her clients are comfortable and confident. By only accepting cases of the truly wronged, Nicol is able to treat each of her clients with the care and respect they deserve.
After receiving her undergraduate degree from California State University, Los Angeles, Nicol was awarded her Juris Doctor by Western State College of Law in Irvine, California.
- Wrongful Termination
- Wage & Hour Claims
- Workplace Retaliation
- Workplace Harassment
- Workplace Discrimination
- Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) Claims
- Employment Class Actions
- State Bar of California
- US District Court for the Central District of California
Professional Affiliations and Leadership Roles
- 2019 Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star Honoree
- The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40
- Wage and Hour Trial Lawyers Association—Top 10
- Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles (WLALA)
- National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA)
- California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA)
- Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA)
- J.D., Western State College of Law
- B.S., California State University, Los Angeles