Jaycie Cruz

Jaycie Cruz



Jaycie works with clients to support them through all stages of commercial litigation and helping to quickly resolve employment disputes.

Jaycie is a litigation associate in Dorsey & Whitney’s Southern California office, focusing on commercial disputes and employment matters. 

Though her practice focuses on commercial litigation, Jaycie also assists with guiding employers through complicated state and federal employment regulations. She has assisted clients with conducting internal investigations to assess litigation risks and in handling discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims. 

Prior to joining Dorsey, Jaycie worked within the in-house legal department of a Fortune 500 company to develop insight into client needs and practices. She has worked across industries including entertainment, marketing, natural resources, and agriculture. Her varied background provides her with a unique perspective and ability to provide creative solutions to complex problems. 

Education & Admissions

Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D., 2023), cum laude; The Order of Barristers; ABA NAAC Moot Court Regional Champion and National Semi-Finalist; Top grade and distinction awards in Constitutional Law, Legal Practice 1, and Employment Law; Phi Delta Phi

New Mexico State University (B.S., Agriculture, 2019)


  • California


Labor and Employment

  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful Discharge

Commercial Litigation

  • Internal investigation and risk assessment
  • Toxic tort and product liability claims
  • Data privacy and property rights disputes

Professional & Civic

Professional Achievements

  • Member, California Lawyers Association
  • Member, American Bar Association
Jaycie Cruz