JANA KURKA is a staff attorney in Sidley’s Palo Alto office and a member of the firm’s Labor, Employment and Immigration group. Her practice focuses on employment litigation involving discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and wage and hour issues. In addition, Jana routinely handles workplace investigations involving sexual harassment, violation of workplace policies, and financial improprieties.
Jana began her career as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Joan S. Brennan of the Northern District of California. She earned her J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law where she was Note and Comment Editor of the Hastings Law Journal.
Jana is fluent in Czech.