Sanchez & Amador, LLP

Jasmine S. Horton

Jasmine S. Horton has more than eight years of experience handing complex employment and commercial litigation in California state and federal courts and agencies. She has represented employers in the retail, hospitality, food service, health care, and transportation industries, in actions involving workplace harassment, discrimination, and retaliation, wrongful termination, wage and hour issues, and claims under the California Private Attorney General Act.

Jasmine provides advice and counsel to California employers on leave and accommodations issues, social media, harassment and other policies, employee discipline and terminations, employee classification issues, and separation agreements. She also handles internal investigations and workplace training for businesses in a wide range of industries.

Before joining Sanchez & Amador, Jasmine was an associate with the national law firms of Reed Smith and Littler Mendelson. She most recently served more than two years as Associate General Counsel of MVP Sports Group, a leading sports agency representing players of Major League Baseball, where she handled all employment, leave management and accommodations, and performance management issues, and negotiated employment and other contracts, and managed outside litigation counsel.

Jasmine received her Juris Doctorate in 2010 from the University of California, Hastings College of Law, where she served as Assistant Managing Editor of the Hastings Law Journal and received the Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Pre-Trial Practice. Jasmine served as a Judicial Extern Clerk to U.S. Central District of California Judge Gary A. Feess (Ret.) in 2009.

Jasmine is admitted to practice in all courts of the State of California. She is a member of the Board of Officers of Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles and a member of the National Employment Law Council (NELC). Jasmine is a Class of 2014 Fellow of the NELC Academy, an advanced skills program for competitively selected employment defense associates. Since 2016, she has mentored teen girls in the juvenile delinquency system through Girls Republic. In 2018, Jasmine spoke on conflict resolution and mediation at the Malawi Chiefs Conference in Lilongwe, Malawi, Africa and served as a volunteer attorney addressing prison injustices.

Jasmine S. Horton
horton@sanchez-amador.com