Jacqueline Beaumont focuses her practice on the representation of clients in complex commercial and employment matters. She has particular expertise in wage-and-hour class action disputes, wrongful termination allegations, and discrimination claims under Title VII and California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act. Ms. Beaumont also represents companies in commercial litigation, including employee raiding, unfair competition, and trade secrets misappropriation.
Ms. Beaumont’s results include successful jury and bench trial verdicts, summary judgment victories, and injunctions and dismissals secured for her clients in state and federal court. She has broad expertise in all areas of employment law and advising, including drafting and implementing workplace policies, guiding employee investigations and terminations, overseeing reductions in force, and negotiating executive agreements. She is well-versed in the business concerns and practical daily needs of her clients, having spent a long-term assignment in the in-house employment law department of a large public company.
Super Lawyers has recognized Ms. Beaumont as one of Southern California’s “Up-And-Coming 50 Women,” and one of Orange County’s Top 25 Up-And-Coming Attorneys, and for six consecutive years she has been named a Rising Star for excellence in the practice of law. She was honored as a 2016 and 2017 “Women in Business” nominee in the Orange County Business Journal, and has received the Wiley W. Manuel pro bono award. Ms. Beaumont is a member of the Orange County Bar Association Labor & Employment Section, the Orange County Women Lawyers Association, and serves as Co-Chair of the OCBA Mommy Esquire Committee.
Ms. Beaumont received her Juris Doctorate in 2007 from the University of California, Berkeley (Boalt Hall). In law school, Ms. Beaumont served as a Judicial Extern for the Honorable John T. Noonan, Jr. on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, clerked for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California, and was a senior editor of the Berkeley Journal of International Law. She was a member of the Western Regional Championship-winning team in the prestigious Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court competition, and now volunteers as a coach to the UC Irvine team.
Ms. Beaumont obtained a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations, cum laude, from the University of California, Davis, and studied at the Institut d’Études Politiques in Paris, France. She holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to joining Call & Jensen, Ms. Beaumont was an associate with Morrison & Foerster LLP and worked at public relations firms in San Francisco and Beijing, China.
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