J.D., Loyola Law School
B.A., University of California, San Diego
Certificate in Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University
Fluent in Spanish
Greater Irvine Chamber of Commerce
Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA)
JENNIFER A. GRADY, ESQ. BIOGRAPHY
Jennifer A. Grady, Esq. is an attorney, international speaker, and corporate trainer. Ms. Grady founded the law firm of The Grady Firm, P.C. in 2012 with a passion for helping business owners, entrepreneurs, and their families achieve the American Dream. She and her team of attorneys at The Grady Firm, P.C. specialize in business, employment, and immigration law for California companies as their outside legal counsel, and help foreign business owners expand their operations to the United States. The Grady Firm has offices in Newport Beach, California, and serves clients remotely from across the globe, including immigration clients in all 50 US states.
As an international business and immigration attorney, Ms. Grady teaches entrepreneurs how to open a business in the United States, and has lectured extensively throughout California; Washington, DC; Canada; Chile; El Salvador; and Argentina on business and immigration law topics. She and her colleagues process visas, Green Card, and citizenship applications for employees, investors, and families.
As an employment lawyer, Ms. Grady helps employers become compliant with California employment law, defends corporate clients against wage and hour claims, and assists employers with hiring, disciplining, and terminating employees. She also provides on-site, classroom-style leadership and sexual harassment training in English and Spanish. She has appeared on numerous webinars and podcasts about hot topics in employment law, such as COVID-19 and AB5.
Some of her professional and student audiences have included the SelectUSA Investment Summit Academy; SelectUSA Canada; Business Rockstars; California Employers Association; California Landscape Contractors Association; Global Entrepreneur Week El Salvador; Remarkable Results Radio; Loyola Law School; USC; UCSD; UCLA; UCI; Startup Chile; ProChile; Entrepreneur Podcast Network; the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs Vancouver; the Automotive Training Institute; Chase Bank; and the Small Business Association (SBA).
Ms. Grady earned her Juris Doctor degree from Loyola Law School, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/International Relations from the University of California, San Diego. Prior to law school, she earned a Certificate in Dispute Resolution from the #1 ranked Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, and spent a year studying abroad at the Complutense University of Madrid. She provides training and lectures in Spanish.
Ms. Grady is a partner attorney to the California Landscape Contractors Association (CLCA), and member of the Professionals in Human Resources Association (PIHRA) and Irvine Chamber of Commerce. She is a certified mediator and has completed numerous mediation proceedings in courts across Southern California. She is the founder of an annual memorial scholarship at the University of Arizona, and mentor for pre-law students at UCSD.
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