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Tessa King



Firm partner Tessa King practices employment law and personal injury law at Law Offices of Reisner & King LLP. Ms. King has experience representing clients in cases involving wage, break and overtime violations, and has developed niche expertise in the area of pregnancy discrimination and matters involving pregnancy disability leave (PDL). Before founding Reisner & King LLP, she worked for law firms practicing civil litigation, employment law and civil rights.

Ms. King has also been selected as a 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 Rising Star by Super Lawyers, a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The selection process is multiphased and includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.

Areas of Practice

  • Personal Injury
  • Wage, break, and overtime violations
  • Pregnancy disability leave (PDL)
  • Civil litigation
  • Employment law
  • Civil Rights

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Law Clerk, 2006-2007, State Bar

Bar Admissions

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California


  • Southwestern Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • Juris Doctor
    • Honors: Trial Advocacy Honors Program Member, 2005-2007
    • Honors: Nationally Selected as the Student Liaison to the American Bar Association Litigation Council Section, 2006-2007
    • Honors: Ninth Circuit Lt. Governor for the American Student Bar Association
    • Honors: Day Student Body Vice-President of Southwestern, 2005-2006
  • Pepperdine University
    • Bachelor of Arts (Double Major)


  • Speaker on Member Victories panel for CELA, 2018

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers 2014-2018

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • CELA
  • Southwestern San Fernando Valley Alumni Chapter, Member
  • West Valley Employment Lawyers Association, Member