Meet Our Legal Team

Brent Marlis

Partner / President

Brent founded the Work Justice firm with the singular purpose of fighting for the rights of mistreated employees. Brent is an active member of the Labor and Employment Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, the California Employment Lawyers Association and has been recognized by Super Lawyers as a rising star. He has represented employees throughout California and focuses his practice on cases involving the state’s Fair Employment and Housing Act, the federal Equal Pay Act, the failures of employers to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled or pregnant employees, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act, the California Family Rights Act, hostile work environment, wrongful termination, discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, and other related employment law matters. He has represented countless employees at all levels of seniority, from minimum wage earners to executives at publicly traded companies. Brent received his law degree from Tulane University Law School and his Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis.

Garen Nadir

Partner / Managing Attorney

Garen is the Managing Attorney at the Work Justice firm. With over ten years of experience, Garen has an established track record for recovering millions of dollars for employees and litigating both state and federal cases involving discrimination, whistleblower retaliation, and wage and hour issues in the State of California. Garen has aggressively pursued claims against Fortune 500 companies in various industries and is dedicated to protecting the rights of employees. Garen is admitted to practice law before all courts in the State of California, including the United States District Courts (Central, Southern, Northern, and Eastern Districts of California), and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Garen earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and he earned his law degree from Loyola Law School in Los Angeles.

Kyle Thompson


Kyle has dedicated his career to fighting for the rights of employees. Prior to working at the Work Justice firm, Kyle worked for employment law firms where he practiced employment law. He has represented countless clients in a wide range of employment disputes including discrimination, harassment, wage & hour cases, and more. Originally from the San Fernando Valley, Kyle received his J.D. degree from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco and his B.S. degree in Political Science from Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona.

Alyssa Romanini


Alyssa practices in all areas of employment litigation including wage & hour violations, wrongful termination, whistleblowing, and claims covered under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA). Ms. Romanini received her Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy and Studio Art from the University of California, Santa Cruz and her Juris Doctor from Southwestern Law School. Prior to joining Work Justice, Ms. Romanini worked for law firms representing employees, an international fashion company and a world-renowned live entertainment company practicing marketing and consumer protection law.

Jonathan Ramone

Senior Paralegal

Jonathan has worked in the legal field for over 15 years, with the majority of his career focused on employment law. He received his Bachelor’s degree from California State University Northridge and Master’s degree from the University of Southern California. Jonathan is expected to complete his Juris Doctor degree in the fall of 2025.

Andrea Hernandez

Legal Assistant

Andrea is a talented bilingual legal assistant. Prior to working for Work Justice, Andrea worked for multiple law firms providing administrative support. Originally from Los Angeles, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from UCLA.

Viviana Muro


Viviana has extensive business administration experience. Prior to working at Work Justice, Viviana worked as a bookkeeper and accounting clerk for local businesses. She speaks Spanish fluently and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Cal State University Dominguez Hills.

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