Women-Owned Business

NICHOLAS T. SPENCER | Senior Counsel


P: (818) 205-9955 F: (818) 205-9944 E: nspencer@tharpe-howell.com

NICHOLAS T. SPENCER is a Senior Counsel in the Firm’s Sherman Oaks, California office.

Mr. Spencer’s practice includes defending employers in class, PAGA, and individual employment-related litigation and administrative proceedings, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, failure to accommodate, retaliation and wrongful termination claims.  Mr. Spencer also advises employers on various human resources and personnel matters, such as employee discipline, terminations, leaves of absence, and wage and hour issues.  He also drafts employment contracts, severance agreements, and employment policies and handbooks..

Mr. Spencer received his B.A. degree in history in 2002 with high honors from the University of Texas at Austin and was a member of the California Law Review while at Boalt Hall at Berkeley School of Law.  In addition to his employment practice, he has represented clients in complex commercial litigation, intellectual property, business torts, and entertainment disputes.

Practice Areas


J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), 2005
B.A., University of Texas, Austin, 2002

Bar Admissions 

State Bar of California
State Bar of New York

Court Admissions

All California State Courts

U.S. District Court - Central District of California

U.S. District Court - Eastern District of California

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