Brandy Cody

Partner

(503) 205-8043 phone
(503) 242-4263 fax
(858) 597-9630 phone
(858) 597-9601 fax

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, CA
    J.D. 1998
  • University of California, San Diego, CA
    B.A. 1995

Brandy Cody is a partner in both the Portland and San Diego offices.

Brandy represents employers in all aspects of employment law and litigation, including wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, contract disputes and all types of wage and hour claims.

Brandy also regularly provides advice, counseling and training to employers on various workplace matters, including family and medical leave, discipline, termination, wage and hour compliance and the implementation and use of proper personnel policies and procedures.

Representative Work

Successfully defeated class certification in a wide variety of wage and hour class action cases in a variety of industries including retail, health care, quick service and hospitality industries.

Obtained summary judgment in favor of an employer in a hotly contested sexual harassment case, resulting in a six figure fee award in favor of the employer.

Obtained a complete defense verdict in favor of an employer in a retaliation/race discrimination case.

Obtained a rarely granted summary judgment in sensitive case for a high profile non-profit entity involving allegations of sexual abuse by a former employee.

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Oregon

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California

Professional Activities

Brandy is a member of the Labor and Employment Section of the California State Bar.  Brandy presents a monthly “Breakfast Briefing” seminar for employers on the third Thursday of each month, covering a wide variety of employment-related topics.

News/Media

Education

  • University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, CA
    J.D. 1998
  • University of California, San Diego, CA
    B.A. 1995

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • Oregon