Norman A. Traub & Associates LLC
Workplace Investigations
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Netta E Grutman

California Licensed Private Investigators and Attorneys

 

NETTA E. GRUTMAN

California Private Investigator License: PI28905 


pROFESSIONAL eXPERIENCE

KAISER FOUNDATION HEALTH PLAN, INC. – PASADENA, CA : Senior Investigations Specialist August 2015 – May 2018

  • Investigated complex workplace equal employment opportunity complaints including allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, inappropriate management practices, hostile work

    environment, workplace violence and unfair treatment.

  • Investigated and drafted employer responses to employee complaints of discrimination,

    harassment, and retaliation filed with the EEOC and DFEH.

  • Identified, gathered, and preserved relevant hard-copy and electronic documents.

  • Prepare detailed investigative reports with findings of fact, credibility determinations, and assessment of whether respondents’ actions violated employment law and/or company policy including, but not limited to, Kaiser’s EEO policy and Principles of Responsibility.

  • Trained managers and employees regarding sexual harassment after substantiated findings.

HAUSMAN & SOSA LLP – TARZANA, CA: Associate Attorney October 2011 – August 2015

  • Defended clients in litigated employment disputes based on FEHA, Title VII, ADA, sexual harassment and retaliation claims from inception through trial.

  • Defended Los Angeles County in administrative cases and civil litigation.

  • Managed a team of attorneys, paralegals and law clerks in handling a high volume book of

    insurance defense matters.

  • Handled discovery and pre-trial law and motion practice, conducted detailed fact investigations, took and defended depositions, and drafted and argued motions for summary judgment.

MARIN COUNTY MEDIATION SERVICES – MARIN, CA: Intern Spring 2010

  • Mediated litigation matters prior to trial and facilitated preliminary negotiations.

UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT – WOODLAND HILLS, CA: Extern for the Honorable Kathleen Thompson Spring 2008

  • Drafted bench memoranda based on analysis of case law and review of parties’ motions.


Education

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, HASTINGS COLLEGE OF THE LAW – SAN FRANCISCO, CA - Juris Doctorate, 2010

    • Journal: Hastings Business Law Journal, Staff Editor

    • Publications: Should Courts Hang on Every Word of Congress’s Hanging Paragraph?, 5 HASTINGS BUS. L.J. 401 (2009).

    • Awards: American Jurisprudence Award (Civil Procedure I, Property I, Property II, Torts II, Contracts II)

  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS – DAVIS, CA

    • Bachelor of Arts, Economics, Minor in Psychology, 2006

    • Memberships: President, Jewish Student Union, 2004-2005 (House Manager, 2005-2006)

    • President, Aggies for Israel, 2003-2004 (Vice President 2002-2003)


SKILLS

  • Fluent in Hebrew

  • Certified Mediator (LACBA, 2013, Center for Understanding in Conflict, 2015)

  • Advanced research skills with LexisNexis and Westlaw