Joshua S. Falakassa

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Southern California
Northern California





Joshua S. Falakassa

Mr. Falakassa’s practice focuses on vindicating employees’ rights in single plaintiff discrimination suits, wage and hour class and representative action litigation, and other employment claims.

Mr. Falakassa received his Bachelor of Arts in History, summa cum laude, with a minor in Public Affairs from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Mr. Falakassa earned his Juris Doctor from UC Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), where he was awarded a Prosser Prize for his academic achievement.


  • J.D., University of California at Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), 2013
  • B.A., Summa Cum Laude, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), 2009


As a former associate at Anderson Kill P.C., a Vault 150 leading mid-size law firm specializing in insurance coverage litigation, Mr. Falakassa gained significant experience litigating against insurance companies on behalf of plaintiffs. As an associate at Kulik, Gottesman and Siegel, LLP., an AV-rated law firm, Mr. Falakassa litigated on behalf of a diverse range of clients in cases involving real estate, employment, fiduciary-partnership, and business disputes. Most recently, as an associate at the Haines Law Group, Mr. Falakassa focused on representing plaintiffs in class and PAGA representative wage and hour litigation.

Professional Affiliations

  • California State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • United States Court for the Eastern District of California
  • United States Court for the Northern District of California

Bar Admissions

  • California

Awards and Recognition

  • Mr. Falakassa was recognized as a Super Lawyer, Rising Star in 2017-2022.
  • Mr. Falakassa has been recognized by Top Verdicts for achieving several of the highest employment settlements in California.

"Best Employment Lawyers"


5 - Star Reviews

"I’m so happy I worked with Falakassa and not another lawyer. He fought for my case when it wasn’t looking good. Any other lawyer would have given up on my case but he fought for me until the end. I would recommend him and call him again if I’m ever I’m ever in need of a lawyer."

Sanaz D.

"Josh is my go-to lawyer after my last few interactions with him. He’s extremely sharp, very knowledgeable about his craft and industry, and has tons of experience that showed to an effective lawyer and got me great results."

Daniel M.

"Mr. Falakassa is an ultra professional employment lawyer. He cares for his clients and represents employees only against big companies. He will get you results and I refer/recommend him for any employment law Cases"

Joey N.

"Mr. Falakassa is a well polished employment lawyer. He answered all my inquiries and is always available to answer the phone. He is a great writer and one of the best at what he does. I would go to him for any employment law issues"

Martin S.

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