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PRACTICE AREAS FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES

We take pride in the highly personalized and practical handling of cases on behalf of employees and small business employers. Our representation covers a wide spectrum of labor and employment matters.

Labor and Employment Litigation for Employees/Employers:

  • Wage and hour disputes for overtime, missed meal and rest breaks, commissions and bonuses, misclassification of employees/independent contractors and exempt/non-exempt employees, and other Labor Code violations.
  • Workplace sexual harassment
  • Discrimination based on age, disability, gender, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, and sexual orientation.
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful termination
  • Arbitration of employment matters
  • Breach of employment contracts
  • EDD Unemployment Insurance appeals

Risk Management for Employers:

We also help minimize and protect small businesses from legal exposure and liability by advising on employment-related risk management and legal compliance.

  • Identify and investigate potential labor claim violations, including harassment, and discrimination (e.g., age, gender, racial, religion, sexual orientation, etc.) and wage and hour violations.
  • Assist in the investigation of employee complaints and potential issues involving employee discipline and termination.
  • Assist with self-auditing and self-monitoring of employment and wage practices (e.g., investigating and handling employee complaints, misclassification of exempt/non-exempt employees, wages, and meal/rest break practices).
  • Assist in the development of company employment policies, including employee handbooks, contracts, confidentiality agreements, etc.

FEES

Our experienced and dedicated attorneys personally handle your matter from start to finish. The unique nature of your case dictates the varying available fee options, including an hourly rate, flat fee, contingency or a hybrid fee.

Employees                

  • Contingency Fee: Client pays fees only upon recovery of money. This arrangement is available in selected cases on behalf of employees.

Employees/Employers

  • Flat Rate: Client pays a flat rate for straightforward matters, including employment-related negotiations, drafting employment contracts, consulting and developing risk management policies.

Employers

  • Hourly Rate: Client pays fees at an hourly rate for actual services performed. A practical fee arrangement allows small businesses to obtain high quality legal service without compromising legal protection.

Employers/Employees

  • Hybrid Fee Arrangement: Client pays a portion of fees through a retainer deposit with the remaining portion billed at a significantly reduced hourly rate, or Client pays a portion of fees based on a percentage of recovery with the remaining portion billed at a significantly reduced hourly rate.