Joni L. Noggle is an associate in the firm’s Litigation Department and is a member of its Employment practice. She joined Goodwin in 2019.
Ms. Noggle focuses her practice on employment law, with an emphasis on litigation matters. She is experienced in litigating a wide variety of disputes, including employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, unfair competition, wrongful termination, and breach of contract. Ms. Noggle has also represented employers in class and collective action cases involving various wage and hour issues, including employee misclassification and meal and rest break regulations.
In addition, Ms. Noggle advises companies on difficult employee relations and compliance issues, including establishment of employment policies and contracts, classification of employees, workplace investigations, family and medical leave, terminations, reductions in force and post-termination protection of trade secrets. She also assists clients in the drafting and negotiation of critical agreements needed during the employee hiring and termination process, including executive employment agreements, separation agreements, and restrictive covenant agreements.
Ms. Noggle also provides transactional support by conducting employment-related diligence and providing advice on the employment-related aspects of corporate mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Noggle is a member of the San Francisco Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area.
Prior to joining Goodwin, Ms. Noggle was an associate at Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP in Los Angeles.
Ms. Noggle served as a judicial law clerk to the Honorable Diane Johnsen of the Arizona Court of Appeals. She also served as a judicial extern to the Honorable Susan R. Bolton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.
Arizona State University
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
(magna cum laude, Order of the Coif, Indian Law Certificate)
Pennsylvania State University
(with distinction and with honors)
Arizona Court of Appeals, Judge Diane Johnsen
Recognition & Awards
While attending law school, Ms. Noggle served as the Symposium Editor of the Arizona State Law Journal.