LITIGATION

We have extensive experience in single plaintiff, multi-plaintiff, and class action litigation in state and federal courts in California and Nevada in the following areas:

Wrongful Termination

Race Discrimination

Sex Discrimination

Age Discrimination

Retaliation

Sexual Harassment

Meal and Rest Breaks

Suitable Seating

Private Attorneys General Act

Unpaid Minimum Wages and Overtime

Unpaid Commissions

Wage Statements

Severance Agreements

Defamation

Breach of Contract

Misclassification

Disability & Leave

Business Expense Reimbursement

Business Disputes

Fraud

Personal Injury

ADVICE & COUNSELING

A constantly-evolving legal landscape can challenge even the most sophisticated company to comply with all municipal, state and federal laws.  We are experienced in drafting and implementing complex employment policies to minimize risk.

Also, we advise clients on the following topics:

Determination of Workers as Employees vs. Independent Contractors

Handbook and Policy Reviews

Arbitration Agreements

Compensation Agreements

Hiring

Performance Management

Layoffs

Training

Comprehensive training benefits employees and employers by ensuring workers are treated fairly and minimizing legal risk for companies.  We train attorneys, HR professionals, management and staff on numerous issues including discrimination and sexual harassment prevention, wage and hour compliance, employee management, retention, and diversity issues.

INVESTIGATIONS

We offer employers comprehensive, objective investigative services to fully evaluate the facts of any situation and identify possible training and development needs.