Phyllis & Patti
Employment Law Experts
Patti Perez: Ms. Perez practices in the areas of employment law and human resource management. A graduate of the UCLA School of Law and a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources, Ms. Perez has practiced employment law since 1992. In addition, Ms. Perez currently serves as a member of the Fair Employment and Housing Council and was a principal author of the updated AB 1825 regulations.
Phyllis Cheng: Originally appointed to head the DFEH by Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, then retained by Governor Jerry Brown, Phyllis is well respected by both sides of the political aisle and enjoyed a reputation as a hard-working public official who improved the DFEH during a budget crisis by implementing innovative business concepts. Currently, Phyllis has a practice at DLA Piper, where she focuses on employment policy, legislative, and business development issues that concern companies in California.