Rayne Brown, Esq.
Rayne is an associate attorney with Payton Employment Law, PC. A versatile and passionate advocate, Rayne’s practice focuses on representing California employees across a diverse range of industries in individual, class, collective, and representative actions involving wage and hour, retaliation, harassment, and discrimination disputes.
Rayne began her legal career as a law clerk with Payton Employment Law, PC where she discovered her passion for employment litigation. Rayne continued to develop her legal acumen and sharp analytical skills under the Firm’s leadership as a new associate attorney after passing the California Bar. In addition to her extensive experience with the Firm, Rayne’s litigation strategy is also enriched by
her prior exposure to employment defense work. Rayne’s understanding of how employers approach and value cases, as well as her vibrant tenacity and balanced assessment of legal claims, lend her a unique capacity to achieve exceptional results for her clients today.
Rayne has served as a panelist for Just the Beginning, a pipeline program for high school students of color interested in pursuing careers in the law. Rayne also contributed to client newsletters and participated in employment law seminars with her prior law firms.
Rayne attended the University of San Diego School of Law on a merit-based scholarship and earned her Juris Doctor in May 2021. As a law student, she served as both the Community Service Chair and Co-Vice President of the Black Law Students Association, as well as the Student Bar Association Representative for the Immigration Law Society. During her legal education, Rayne participated in multiple pro bono legal clinics, monitored and reported on the activities of government agencies as a research intern for the University of San Diego’s Consumer Protection Policy Center, and provided emergency immigration services for victims of serious crimes, survivors of violence, and detained individuals in need of removal defense.
Rayne is fluent in Spanish and received her Bachelor of Arts in English and Spanish at the University of San Diego.