Jonathan M. Lebe is the president and managing attorney of Lebe Law. Mr. Lebe represents employees and whistleblowers seeking redress for discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination and wage and hour abuses in single-plaintiff lawsuits and class actions.
Before starting his own firm, Mr. Lebe was a Deputy County Counsel with the Santa Clara County Counsel’s office, an associate attorney at a litigation firm representing public and private employers and an associate attorney at a litigation firm representing employees in class actions. Mr. Lebe has significant experience litigating high-stakes cases in state and federal court. Mr. Lebe is an active member of the California Employment Lawyers Association and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.
He received his Juris Doctorate from Santa Clara University School of Law. While in law school, Mr. Lebe was a legal extern to the Honorable Nandor J. Vadas of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California. Mr. Lebe also had legal internships during law school with the Civil Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the Complex Litigation Division of the San Francisco City Attorney’s Office.
Mr. Lebe received a double B.A. in Political Science and International Studies from Northwestern University. While in college, he was a Communications Intern for Senator Max Baucus (D-Montana) with the U.S. Senate Finance Committee.
Ashley N. Batiste is a law clerk with Lebe Law. Ms. Batiste graduated from Oakwood University with a B.A. in Communication, concentrating in Public Relations and a minor in Business Management. She then went on to receive her Juris Doctor from The University of Alabama School of Law. While there, she served as the President of the Labor and Employment Law Society and as a University of Alabama Law School Ambassador. Ms. Batiste was also an active member of the Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society, Public Interest Student Board, and Black Law Student’s Association. Additionally, she competed as a member of the University of Alabama Law School’s Frederick Douglas Moot Court Competition team where she won best respondent brief. While attending The University of Alabama School of Law, Ms. Batiste had a legal clerkship with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in its Los Angeles District office.