Employment Law

We represent public and private sector clients on a wide range of employment related issues.  We have  a reputation for aggressively and successfully defending lawsuits in state and federal courts throughout California alleging wrongful termination, wage and hour violations, sexual harassment, sexual orientation harassment, whistle blowing, race and national origin discrimination, and disability discrimination, as well as administrative matters.

The firm provides advice and counseling on day-to-day employment law issues, including wage and hour disputes, family and medical leave issues, Americans with Disabilities Act questions, discipline and termination, and other transactional business advice.  The firm also conducts investigations into all types of personnel complaints, including discrimination and harassment.  We also draft employee handbooks, personnel guidelines and other policies.


Our particular services in this area include:

  • Race, National Origin, Gender, Age, Disability Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Whistleblower actions
  • Invasion of Employee Privacy
  • Defamation and Slander
  • Employee Civil Rights claims
  • Employee Due Process claims
  • Employee Assault and Battery claims
  • Employee False Imprisonment claims
  • 132a Claims
  • Affirmative Action
  • Grievance Arbitration
  • Employee Leaves
  • Wage and hour Claims
  • Unemployment Claims
  • Independent Contractors Issues
  • OSHA Investigations
  • Department of Industrial Relations Complaints
  • Substance Abuse and Drug Testing
  • Employee Privacy Rights
  • Handling Disability Issues in the Workplace
  • Disability Claims from work related injuries
  • Workplace Violence
  • Employee Contracts -Restrictive Covenants and Non-Compete Agreements
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Reductions in Force
  • Advice and Counseling
  • Review and creation of employee handbooks and policies
  • Employee and Manager Training on Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation and Employee Discipline, Evaluation and Termination