Ashlee Reece provides counsel and representation to California public school districts, county offices, and cities in a wide variety of employment and education law matters. Ms. Reece primarily conducts investigations for school and community college districts with respect to allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. She has used this experience to develop a Cultural Sensitivity Training, which she has presented to individual clients, statewide conferences and professional consortiums. Ms. Reece is also a member of the firm’s Title IX Sexual Misconduct Committee. She has fulfilled the role of Decision Maker in Title IX matters and helps train Decision Makers across the state of California. Additionally, Ms. Reece has successfully defended clients against charges brought by the DFEH, EEOC and PERB.
Prior to joining Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo, Ms. Reece was a labor and employment law associate for a large law firm in downtown Los Angeles where she handled matters including ADA, FEHA, wrongful termination, and Unruh Civil Rights Act litigation. Prior to working in litigation Ms. Reece was an Equity Officer at a private Jesuit research university in St. Louis, Missouri where she conducted Title VII and Title IX investigations, and trained new managers.