Patrick S. Moody
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Patrick S. Moody is a shareholder of Barsamian & Moody, and has achieved Martindale-Hubbell’s highest attorney rating of AV. Mr. Moody has over 25 years of experience providing employers with practical solutions and advice for complying with the full range of statutes and regulations relating to labor and employment law. He has successfully tried numerous cases in both state and federal trial and appellate courts, before most state and federal administrative agencies, and in labor grievance arbitrations. That litigation experience includes representing employers facing major class actions alleging cutting-edge issues in harassment, discrimination and wage and hour claims. Mr. Moody also advises clients on ways to remain union-free, as well as successfully defeating union organizing campaigns.
Mr. Moody earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida, and his J.D. degree, with honors, from the California Western School of Law, where he was on the Executive Board of the California Western Law Review and the California Western International Law Journal. He was admitted to the California State Bar in 1991, and is also admitted to practice before all federal courts in California, and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal.
Mr. Moody is a featured speaker for numerous organizations, including the Agricultural Personnel Management Association, the Fresno County Employer Advisory Council, AgSafe, and others. He is the author of several regularly published columns on topics relevant to employers, and also contributes articles to a wide variety of publications directed to employers.