Brett Ferguson


Office: Orange County

Direct: 949-942-8539

Fax: 949-942-8510

  • Professional Overview
    Brett Ferguson is an Associate in the Employment practice at O'Hagan Meyer. He represents employers in a variety of employment cases and administrative actions, including claims for civil rights violations, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) violations, American Disabilities Act (ADA) violations, unfair business practices, as well as Private Attorney General’s Act (PAGA), and wage & hour claims of Labor Code and Wage Order violations in both the individual and class action context.

    Brett represents employers in both state and federal courts, in arbitration, mediation, and before state and federal agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Civil Rights Department, the California Employment Development Department, the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. Brett’s practice includes successful appellate work, where he has won several writ petitions on behalf of his clients. Brett also conducts HR best practices audits, workplace investigations, and provides preventive counseling to his clients to help them ensure that compliant HR policies and documents are in place. In addition, Brett works with employers to establish compliance with the California Consumer Protection Act. Brett has also engaged in lobbying efforts on behalf of association clients.
  • Practice Areas
  • Education and Admissions


    • B.A. in English, with highest honors from UC Berkeley
    • J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles


    • California
    • United States Central District of California
    • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

    States Licensed

    • California
  • Professional Organization Memberships
    • California Lawyers Association
    • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • News, Honors, Publications & Speeches
    • Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDA) – “Final Mile Beats Coronavirus – Protecting Your Company” – CLDA presentation 2020
    • Customized Logistics and Delivery Association (CLDS) – “Coping with Coronavirus in a Re-Opened Economy: Operating with Confidence in Uncertain Times” – CLDA Magazine Spring 2020
    • California Delivery Association (CDA) – “AB5 Action Update: The Latest Rulings Impacting California’s Evolving Legal Landscape” – CDA Annual Meeting Presentation 2020
    • California Delivery Association (CDA) – “Prop. 22: Adapting for Delivery Companies” - CDA Webinar 2021