Jennifer Achtert

Principal Counsel – Labor and Employment

Practice Groups

Labor, Employment & Benefits



Jennifer Achtert joined the office in 2022, as part of the Labor and Employment practice group.  Her practice includes a wide range of employment and labor issues, including wage and hour, affirmative action/equal employment opportunity, OFCCP issues, and personnel issues.  Before joining the University of California, Ms. Achtert was the sole labor and employment attorney at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 9 years.  Before that, she worked as a labor and employment attorney at Fisher & Phillips in San Francisco, and as a litigation associate at two other firms in San Francisco.



University of California, Berkeley, J.D.
Brown University, A.B.


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