Mary Dollarhide is listed in Chambers USA and was named a Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers in America in 2021. Recognized for her work by The Legal 500, Mary is also a Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers and previously served a three-year term as a Lawyer Representative to the Southern District of California. She holds a Judicial AV Preeminent designation from Martindale Hubbell, their highest rating standard based on confidential reviews of both judges and attorneys. She has been named a Top Employment Attorney in California, one of the Top Women Attorneys in San Diego, and is a Senior Fellow of the Litigation Council of America. She is a founding Master of the Clifford Wallace Inn of Court in San Diego and the co-author of the legal treatise Reductions in Force in Employment Law, published by the Bureau of National Affairs.

Mary maintains a nationwide employment law practice, concentrating on wage and hour class actions brought under state and federal wage and hour laws, including the California Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) and the federal Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN). Her single plaintiff cases involve sexual orientation discrimination, sexual and religious harassment, political activity discrimination, disability claims, breach of contract, theft of proprietary information and other employment-related actions. She has argued before the Ninth, Second and Sixth Circuits, as well as the California Supreme Court, and has represented such clients as Morgan Stanley, McKesson Corporation, Teleperformance USA, AMN Healthcare, General Electric, IBM, Aetna, Equinix, Goldman Sachs' Archon Group, American Red Cross, Qualcomm, Trammell Crow, CB Richard Ellis and Sempra Energy Trading. Her pro bono efforts include work for the Nobel Peace Prize winning World Food Programme.