About James Hardin
Hardin is an experienced attorney who founded Hardin Law Group, an elite law firm, to fight for the rights of employees. After training as a business lawyer, James has focused his practice on representing employees in employment-related disputes regarding almost every imaginable issue, including cases or issues involving wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, medical leaves, employee benefits, privacy, class actions, and trade secrets.
With over 20 years litigation experience since graduating from the prestigious UCLA School of Law in 1999, James has recovered over $110 million in verdicts and settlements, in addition to obtaining many other notable results for clients.
California Super Lawyers (2023)
Best Law Firm and Best Lawyer (2018-2023)
America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigator (2017-2022)
Elite Lawyer (2023)
Top 100 Employment Attorney in California, National Advocates
Top 100 Lawyer, Distinguished Attorney Magazine
Top 100 Labor and Employment Lawyer, American Society of Legal Advocates
Top Attorneys, OC Metro Magazine
Before founding Hardin Law Group, James worked at several of the nation’s top law firms, including Robinson, Calcagnie & Robinson, in addition to Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker and Call, Jensen & Ferrell, where he was a shareholder.
He recently authored a leading book on California trade secrets law, entitled “California Trade Secret Litigation, Practice Guide” (2015), and has written articles on other employment-related subjects. He also regularly presents on topics regarding litigation skills and tactics.
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