Employment

We represent both employees and employers in a wide range of employment law issues and grievances in court, administrative hearings, in front of the Department of Labor, the Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).

We represent both employers and employees in many types of employment related claim:

  • Workplace discrimination: Racial, gender, age, religion, pregnancy, disability, sex, national origin, disability, creed or religion, or sexual orientation
  • Sexual harassment: Unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature that affects a person’s employment, unreasonably interferes with their work performance or creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment
  • Wage and hour disputes: Violations of regulations regarding overtime, classification as exempt, lunch and meal breaks, payroll deductions
  • Wrongful discharge: Retaliation for filing a workers’ compensation claim or another termination of employment that violates government policy
  • Whistleblower claims: Qui Tam and wrongful termination claims
  • Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) violations
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) violations, including failure to provide reasonable accommodations
  • Administrative review board hearings: representing administrators, realtors, attorneys, educators, medical professionals, and others in licensing and administrative discipline hearings
  • Severance agreements: draft, review, negotiate