Choosing the right employment attorney is important. Our attorneys are dedicated to representing and protecting employers by emphasizing risk mitigation, preventative counseling, and sound practical advice.
Our team educates employers on a wide variety of employment issues including:
- Employee discipline
- Leaves of absence
- Proper job classification (exempt/nonexempt) and independent contractor status
- Policies and handbooks
- Executive compensation and severance agreements
- Wage and hour structures
- WARN compliance
We understand how complicated employment laws impact businesses and we work to mitigate the chance of costly litigation for our clients. When defense of a claim is required, whether through litigation or arbitration, our employment attorneys have unparalleled experience and tenacity. We regularly represent employers in civil litigation in both state and federal court and are experienced in resolving claims brought by single plaintiffs, as well as class actions and representative actions.
We defend claims of discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, harassment, unfair business practices, trade secrets, and violations of Title VII, FEHA, FMLA, CFRA, ADA, and ADEA. We also defend investigations and claims brought by the United States and California Departments of Labor, California's Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, California's Division of Occupational Safety and Health, as well as Labor Code section 132a claims and serious and willful charges before the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board.