Marilynn Mika Spencer

Marilynn Mika Spencer

Spencer Johnson McCammon LLP
  • Employment Law
  • California
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Summary

Marilynn Mika Spencer is the founding and managing attorney of Spencer Johnson McCammon LLP. The firm practices
exclusively in the fields of labor law, employment law, employee benefits, and personal injury. Ms. Spencer
represents clients in the public and private sectors in most areas of labor and employment law including wage
and hour claims, union law, disability discrimination and reasonable accommodation, other discrimination,
administrative compliance, contract and intellectual property matters, employee benefits, and selected class
actions. She regularly appears in federal and state courts and in administrative agencies including the
National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), the Department of
Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) including
Federal Sector Hearings, the California Labor Commissioner, the Department of Labor (DOL), the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Cal-OSHA, the Unemployment Insurance Appeals
Board (UIAB), the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB), and the State Personnel Board (SPB). Ms. Spencer
earned her law degree at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law. She earned a
Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, cum laude, from UCLA. Ms. Spencer was on the Executive Board of the
California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA) for 12 years, ending in December 2014. She was the first chair of CELA’s Education Committee and was a member of that committee for over a
decade. She was a Member of and then Advisor to the State Bar of California Executive Committee, Labor and Employment
Section. Ms. Spencer is a Past Chair of the Personnel Appeals Board of the City of
La Mesa. She is a published author in several legal journals and periodicals, is a 2007 San Diego SuperLawyer
(Employment & Labor; Employment Benefits/ERISA).

Practice Area
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Labor Union
  • Disability Rights
  • Federal Employees
  • Employment Discrimination
Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We offer several fee options based on the type of case and the facts. These options include contingency, hourly, and hybrid.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
9th Circuit
D.C. Circuit
Languages
  • English
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Founding Partner; Managing Partner
Spencer Johnson McCammon LLP
Current
Previously: The Spencer Law Firm; Spencer Law Office
Education
University of California - Los Angeles
B.S. | Linguistics
Honors: cum laude
UCLA School of Law
J.D. (1990) | Labor and Employment
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Awards
Employment; Employee Benefits
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
San Diego County Bar Association
Member
Current
California Employment Lawyers Association
Member; former Member, Board of Directors; former Chair, Education Committee
- Current
Activities: Former Member, Board of Directors; former Chair, Education Committee; former Co-Chair, Public Sector Committee; Member, Wage and Hour Committee; Lobby Day
National Employment Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
California State Bar # 149941
Member
- Current
State Bar of California
Member
- Current
Activities: Former Member, Executive Committee, Labor and Employment Section
National Lawyers Guild
Member
- Current
Activities: Former Co-chair, Labor and Employment Committee
Publications
Articles & Publications
Sheppard v. North Orange County Regional Occupational Program, 191 Cal. App. 4th 289 (Cal. App. 4th Dist. 2010)
Websites & Blogs
Website
Spencer Johnson McCammon LLP
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Contact & Map
Mission Valley, San Diego (near I-8 and Texas)
2727 Camino del Rio S, Ste 140
San Diego, CA 92108
USA
Telephone: (619) 233-1313