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Nossaman LLP

Andrew C. Crane

Associate

T 949.477.7680
F 949.833.7878
18101 Von Karman Avenue, Suite 1800
Irvine, CA 92612

Andrew Crane represents employers in the defense of class and single-plaintiff employment litigation, including harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour class actions and contract disputes in state and federal courts, and before administrative bodies (including the DFEH, DLSE and EEOC) and arbitral tribunals. His experience extends across a variety of industries including employers in healthcare, retail, and pharmaceutical. 

Mr. Crane also advises employers regarding various employment matters, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour law, employee classifications, employee discipline and performance plans, drug and alcohol testing, family and medical leave management, disability discrimination laws, trade secrets, non-competition agreements, arbitration agreements, employee grievances, management training, and other personnel matters.  Mr. Crane assists employers by drafting employment handbooks, personnel policies, and other employment documents, including employment agreements, consulting/independent contractor agreements, confidentiality agreements, and arbitration agreements. 

Mr. Crane defends clients in lawsuits arising under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act and related California disability access laws.  He has been on the cutting-edge in developing new case law helpful to business and retailers, including successfully winning an appeal in the Ninth Circuit involving the issue of equivalent facilitation at retail stores.  

Prior to joining Nossaman, Mr. Crane practiced labor and employment law at a national law firm in Los Angeles.  In 2011, he served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Kathleen Mulligan, Administrative Judge for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Andrew C. Crane
Andrew C. Crane

Practices

Education

J.D., University of Southern California School of Law, 2012, Member, Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal

B.A., Boston College, 2006, cum laude

Admissions

California

U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

U.S. District Court, Central District of CA

U.S. District Court, Southern District of CA

U.S. District Courts, Central and Southern Districts of California
U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Professional Affiliations

Member, Orange County Bar Association

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