Jaimee K. Wellerstein

Employment Team Head

jwellerstein@bgwlawyers.com P: 818 243 5200
F: 818 243 5266

Jaimee Wellerstein leads our BG+W Employment Law team. A skilled litigator, negotiator and speaker, Jaimee counsels clients to ensure compliance with California employment law and vigorously advocates for her clients in litigation matters.

Jaimee K. Wellerstein is a Partner and the firm’s Employment Team Head. Representing employers in all aspects of employment law, Ms. Wellerstein collaborates with her clients to develop proactive business and legal strategies to try to avoid workplace conflict and employment disputes. She provides legal advice and counsel to numerous businesses, including conducting individualized training programs for both management and employees. Ms. Wellerstein performs internal audits of her clients’ employment practices to ensure compliance with the rapidly-changing world of employment laws, and guides investigations of employee allegations regarding harassment, discrimination, and employee misconduct. When litigation cannot be avoided, Jaimee K. Wellerstein aggressively defends her clients against employment law claims in the state and federal courts, as well as at administrative hearings, arbitrations, and mediations. Having defended numerous representative and individual lawsuits on behalf of her clients, Ms. Wellerstein is a skilled litigator and negotiator with a broad spectrum of experience upon which to draw. A frequent speaker on numerous topics, including employment law and contract law, Ms. Wellerstein regularly conducts training seminars and programs for managers and employees in all areas of employment practices and policies.


  • AV Preeminent™ Peer Rated by Martindale Hubbell

Professional Activities

  • California Association of Licensed Security Agencies, Guards & Associates (CALSAGA) – Legal Advisor
  • ASIS International
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel
  • National Association of Professional Women


Speaking Engagements

Ms. Wellerstein has lectured throughout the nation to various business groups, civic organizations, security associations, and corporations on topics pertaining to employment law and contracts.

She has been a featured speaker at various annual and regional seminars for ASIS International and the California Association of Licensed Security Agencies, Guards & Associates (CALSAGA), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing standards and training in the security industry.


  • Loyola Law School, JD, 2000
  • San Diego State University, BA (with distinction), 1996


  • State Bar of California (All Courts)


  • United States District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern, and Southern Districts of California