CalChamber Policy Staff: Jennifer Barrera

Jennifer BarreraJennifer Barrera
Policy Advocate
Labor and Employment, Legal, Taxation

Jennifer Barrera joined the California Chamber of Commerce in September 2010 as a policy advocate for labor and employment and taxation issues.

Since May 2003 she had worked at Carlton DiSante & Freudenberger, LLP, a statewide law firm that specializes in labor/employment defense.  She represented employers in both state and federal court on a variety of issues, including wage and hour disputes, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, and wrongful termination.

She also advised both small and large businesses on compliance issues, presented seminars on various employment-related topics, and regularly authored articles in human resources publications.

Barrera earned a B.A. in English from California State University, Bakersfield, and a J.D. with high honors from California Western School of Law.

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