Employment Law and Defense

Employment Law and Defense of Employers

Our attorneys protect employers by providing prudent counsel, assistance in developing required and appropriate personnel documentation, and a zealous defense against employee claims when necessary. We represent employers across the broad spectrum of labor and employment administration and litigation, including allegations of wrongful termination and employment discrimination.

Representative matters we have successfully handled for our clients:

  • Creating personnel documents, including employee handbooks and contracts
  • Counseling to avoid employment claims and litigation
  • Defense of wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, and harassment claims
  • Handling EDD Appeals of Unemployment Insurance Determinations
  • DLSE/DIR Civil Wage and Penalty Assessments
  • Workers’ Compensation 132a matters
  • Protecting trade secrets and confidential information from misappropriation
  • Representation in matters involving the National Labor Relations Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the federal and state Departments of Labor