Nancy Abrolat, Esq.

Founder

Nancy Abrolat is the founder of Abrolat Law pc. Ms. Abrolat began her legal practice at Paul, Hastings LLP in its prestigious employment law department. There, Ms. Abrolat received invaluable training and experience from the top defense attorneys in the country.

During her legal career, Ms. Abrolat has represented both employers and employees in all aspects of employment law, including class actions, wrongful discharge, discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, whistle-blower claims and wage and hour violations. Ms. Abrolat is licensed to practice in front of all Courts in the State of California, as well as the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She also has developed a focus in jury trials and to that end, excelled in successfully completing the demanding Trial Advocacy Program sponsored by the Los Angeles County Bar Association.

Ms. Abrolat received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of California at San Francisco, Hastings College of the Law, where she graduated magna cum laude. While there, based upon her academic achievement, she received an American Jurisprudence award, earned membership in the Order of the Coif and served as Associate Managing Editor of the Hastings Law Journal. Ms. Abrolat obtained her undergraduate degree from University of the Pacific, graduating in the top of her class.

Dina Adham, Esq.

Of Counsel

Ms. Dina Adham graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., Political Science and received her Juris Doctorate from Boston College Law School. At Boston, Ms. Adham was a finalist for the Wendell F. Grimes Moot Court Competition, with her brief earning a spot in the Top 10.

During her almost two decades of practice, Ms. Adham has gained extensive experience defending employees in a wide variety of industries. Ms. Adham started as an associate with Troop Steuber Pasich Reddick & Tobey and then Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, working with discovery documents, settlement negotiations, drafting of motions, and preparing and arguing appellate briefs before the California Court of Appeal. Since then, she has worked with Warner Bros. Television and New Line Cinema in the department of Legal Affairs. In her role with Legal Affairs, Ms. Adham oversaw all aspects of production related to NEXT Entertainment reality shows, drafted agreements with various production members and negotiated and drafted participant contracts, and other production-related documents. Now, Ms. Adham is a private practice attorney and recently drafted, argued, and won a motion for summary judgement in the Central District. With her diverse experience in defense employment litigation, Ms. Adham has vast experience and knowledge to contribute to our team.

Deborah B. Hoetger, Esq.

associate attorney

Ms. Hoetger is as an associate attorney at Abrolat Law pc. Her practice primarily focuses on employment litigation in wide variety of employment-related issues, including harassment and discrimination based on sex, disability, age, and race/national origin.  She also advocates on behalf of whistleblowers and represents employees in wage-and-hour class actions. Although Ms. Hoetger has exclusively represented employees for the past decade, she began her career as an employment attorney at large, international defense law firms in Chicago and Los Angeles.

Ms. Hoetger obtained her juris doctor degree, magna cum laude, from Indiana University (Bloomington).  Upon graduation from law school, Ms. Hoetger was elected to the Order of the Coif.  While in law school, she was actively involved in the Inmate Legal Assistance Clinic and assisted inmates in federal penitentiaries file habeas corpus petitions.  Ms. Hoetger was selected as a Research Assistant to Professor Joseph Hoffman, a nationally recognized expert on the death penalty.  She was also a member of law review and clerked for a local judge.

Ms. Hoetger completed her undergraduate education at Indiana University (Bloomington) with a double major in English and Journalism.  Prior to attending law school, she lived in Charleston, South Carolina where she worked as a newspaper writer and editor.

Ms. Hoetger enjoys pro bono legal work and volunteer activities.  She has helped secure adoptions for children in foster care and assisted refugees from war-torn countries succeed on their political asylum claims.

Ms. Hoetger is the proud mother of two wonderful children, Chloe (a college student at UCSB) and Milo (an elementary school student).  She is also a nature enthusiast who enjoys hiking, National Parks, and road trips to explore the natural beauty of California.