Since 2002, Mary Lerner has been serving clients the areas of business litigation and employment law. She was a partner in a well-known Central Valley firm and has represented a wide array of clients including restaurants, banks, construction companies, farms and agricultural related businesses. Lerner has extensive experience in Alternative Dispute Resolution both arbitration and mediation. Mary Lerner is admitted to the California State Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts of California, the California Fifth District Court of Appeals, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Court of Federal Claims. She has been recognized by Northern California Super Lawyers as a "Rising Star" in the area of employment litigation defense. Lerner is also an adjunct professor for the University of Phoenix teaching Business Law.