Brown Law Group: San Diego, CA

Associate, October 2016 to Present


Collette M. Tesauro is an associate at Brown Law Group, representing employers in all areas of employment law and litigation. Immediately prior to joining Brown Law Group, Ms. Tesauro developed expertise in labor and employment law and counseling while serving as in-house counsel for AMN Healthcare, a billion-dollar publicly traded company. In this capacity, she oversaw the company’s compliance with labor and employment laws and counseled internal stakeholders on all aspects of employment law, including employment agreements, severance agreements and litigation avoidance. Ms. Tesauro is also experienced with defending against state and federal administrative agency claims, including claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.


Ms. Tesauro received an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Penn State University. She graduated Cum Laude from California Western School of Law. During law school, Ms. Tesauro gained experience in benefits law while working for the U.S. Department of Labor – Employee Benefits Security Administration as a Student Investigator, investigating companies’ compliance with ERISA regulations.


Ms. Tesauro is an active member of the Lawyers Club of San Diego, where she serves on the Equality & Action and Professional Advancement Committees.



Cal Western School of Law, San Diego, CA
J.D., 2012


Penn State University, Altoona, PA
B.S., Psychology, with distinction, 2009


Member of the California Bar since 2012