Melora Garrison

Melora Garrison is a freelance writer and California lawyer with 15 years of experience litigating cases in state and federal courts. As an attorney at an international law firm, she represented both plaintiffs and defendants in a broad range of complex commercial disputes involving employment, unfair competition, antitrust, consumer fraud, class action, and product liability claims. She also represented underserved clients in pro bono matters focusing on gender-based violence and immigration. Melora received her undergraduate degree from UC Berkeley and her law degree from UCLA Law, where she was an editor for the UCLA Law Review.


Articles By Melora Garrison

What to Do if You Have Not Received Your Final Paycheck
You’re entitled to all of your earnings when you leave a job. Here’s what to do if you don’t get paid.
How to File for Workers' Compensation Benefits
If you're injured or become sick on the job, you might be entitled to workers’ comp benefits such as medical costs and lost wages.
My Boss Fired Me After I Filed a Workers' Comp Claim. Is That Legal?
Your employer can’t fire you in retaliation for filing a workers’ comp claim—but that doesn’t necessarily mean your job is safe.
FAQs: Your Right to Workplace Privacy
Employers have broad leeway to intrude on your privacy in the workplace, but there are some limits on how far they can go.