katy c. raytis, esq.

office: 661.695.5166
fax: 661.695.5866

Bar Admissions

State Bar of California, 2001


Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Berkeley, 1993

Juris Doctor, Order of the Coif, Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California at Berkeley, 2001

Katy C. Raytis, Esq.

Katy Raytis focuses her practice on helping employers stay compliant with ever-changing employment law requirements.  Katy regularly represents and counsels clients on matters related to wage and hour, leaves of absence, harassment, discrimination, wrongful termination, and other compliance issues. Katy has extensive experience handling administrative claims and has actively participated in defending employment-related lawsuits, including class action and PAGA claims.  As an employer herself, Katy understands the difficulties that California employers face with regard to ever-changing legal requirements.  Her counseling practice focuses on practical solutions related to implementation, enforcement, and troubleshooting.

Practice Focus

  • Wage and Hour
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Harassment/Discrimination
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Compliance Counseling

Professional Associations and Leadership

  • Kern County Society For Human Resource Management Legislative Director, 2012-2015
  • Make-A-Wish Advisory Board, Board Member, 2009-2011
  • Kern County Bar Association, 2005-present
  • Society of Human Resource Management, 2005-present
  • State Bar of California, 2001-present

Professional Experience

  • Belden Blaine Raytis, LLP, 2012-present
  • Klein, DeNatale, Goldner, Cooper, Rosenlieb & Kimball, LLP, 2005- 2012
  • Allen, Matkins, Leck, Gamble & Mallory, 2000-2002
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