Long Beach, CA – Carlin & Buchsbaum, a leading employment law firm in Southern California, recently announced the promotion of Laurel Haag to Partner. Partner of the firm, Brent Buchsbaum said, “We are thrilled to have Laurel taking on a new role at Carlin & Buchsbaum. She has been an invaluable asset to the firm and has helped clients in a wide range of employment issues involving both jury trials and employment-related settlements. Laurel’s experience on both sides of employer-employee issues gives her an acute understanding of the intricacies of employment law. Her hard work and dedication to her clients resulted in enormous success in her time as associate and we look forward to her continued success as a partner.” Haag joined Carlin & Buchsbaum as an associate in July 2004, specializing in defending employees is wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment and wage and hour issue cases. In 2010, Haag was recognized as a Rising Star by Super Lawyers in employment litigation, an honor that is given to no more than 2.5% of lawyers in the state. While receiving her J.D. from UCLA in 2000, Haag was also an instructor for Sexual Harassment and the Law. About Carlin & Buchsbaum Carlin & Buchsbaum is one of the leading employee rights law firms in Southern California, with over four decades of experience in defending employees against corporations and government entities of all sizes. The firm delivers measurable results to its clients, having recovered settlements and awards of over $100 million. For more information please visit the firm’s web site at www.carlinbuchsbaum.com.