Manny Ignacio defends employers in a broad range of litigation matters including wage and hour, class action, Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), harassment, and discrimination claims in state and federal court, as well as regulatory compliance claims by Cal/OSHA, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Department of Labor.
Manny also has defended employers against Unfair Labor Practice claims before the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board and the National Labor Relations Board, and against union organizing campaigns by the United Farm Workers of America, the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. His diverse legal background also includes workers’ compensation defense and consumer debt litigation.
Manny enjoys giving back to his community and has volunteered time at Central California Legal Services, Inc., in Fresno, California, providing pro bono services for low income residents on wage and hour and estate planning matters.
Manny was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii and attended the University of Hawaii at Hilo, majoring in Political Science. He earned his law degree at San Joaquin College of Law in Clovis, California, where he received academic honors with top scores in Contracts, Real Property, Federal Courts, and Moot Court.
Manny lives in Camarillo with his wife and son. They love going to the beach, wine tasting, and outdoor athletics.