EMPLOYMENT

Our team has experience representing technology startups, nonprofits, manufacturers, schools, law firms, restaurants and individuals. Our attorneys and consultants have counseled our clients regarding federal, state, and administrative court laws and regulations.

Regulatory Agencies

We have represented both employers and employees before the EEOC and DFEH, represented employers before EDD for allegations of unfair labor practices, represented employees before state and county civil service commissions and CALPERS, and have litigated against start-up companies in multiple actions before the Unemployed Insurance Appeal Board.

State Court/Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE)

Our litigation team have also successfully represented our clients in Superior Court and the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) on:

  • Wage and hour claims
  • Rest and meal period claims
  • Wrongful termination claims
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Trade secret claims

Strategic Transactional Counseling

We have written multiple handbooks and policy manuals for various clients, including developing an HR form database. We have set up policies, programs, and training for implementation of human resources (HR) policies and procedures and have conducted sexual and harassment training for employees and supervisors. We have counseled employees and employers in the interactive process and reasonable accommodations for disabilities. We have also negotiated severance agreements for CEOs of fortune 500 companies, VPs of research and development for international software corporation, and VP and mid-management employees of high-tech corporations.