California Employment Lawyers

Jody I. LeWitter
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience

University of Michigan Law SchoolCalifornia
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Jonathan S. Dennis
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Jonathan Dennis was born and raised in Los Angeles, California (Oakwood HS in North Hollywood). Mr. Dennis obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Finance from the University of Southern California in 1999. In... Read More »
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Bridget Nichol Howze
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience

University of California - Santa Cruz and University of San Diego School of LawCalifornia
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Taylor N. Burras
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney

University of California, Berkeley School of LawCalifornia and U.S. District Court, Central District of California
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Lisa Gail Sherman
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Redondo Beach, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(213) 341-4417 225 Avenue I
Suite 225
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
Free ConsultationEmployment
Washington University in St. Louis
With over twenty years of experience predominantly representing employers in workplace-related labor and employment matters, both at large and small boutique law firms, as well as, in-house, Lisa Sherman has set out to redefine legal representation in California. Sherman Law Corporation has replaced the inefficient and ineffective traditional law firm pyramid model with a lean, collaborative client-centric labor and employment practice aimed at personal service, unfiltered analysis, and strategic, cost-effective resolutions . With 1 out of 2 California employers facing employment-related claims alleging violations of California's complex employee-friendly laws potentially exposing employers to significant liability, attorneys' fees and costs,...
Steven M. Sweat
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(866) 966-5240 5757 Wilshire Blvd
#450
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Free ConsultationLos Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
Employment, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Products Liability
California Western School of Law and Florida State University - Panama City campus
Steven M. Sweat is an award winning personal injury attorney based in Los Angeles, California. He is the principal founding member of Steven M. Sweat, APC. The firm has been representing the victims of negligence and wrongdoing throughout California seek compensation for personal injury and wrongful death in a variety of contexts including but, not limited to auto accidents, bicycle mishaps, boating accidents, commercial and residential property accidents including slip and trip and falls and negligent security claims, dog bites, explosions and fires, motorcycle crashes, nursing home and elder abuse, railroad collisions, sexual assault and abuse claims, truck and...
Jonathon Howard Kaplan
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(213) 553-4550 355 S. Grand Ave.
Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
Duke University School of Law and Duke University Law School
Jonathon Kaplan is one of the state’s top trial lawyers, having tried dozens of significant cases involving civil rights, employment claims, wage and overtime matters, discrimination, harassment, hostile work environment, FEHA, Equal Pay Act, personal injury, product liability, consumer claims, fraud claims and business disputes. He has obtained an overwhelming number of highly successful verdicts for his clients. Jon has served as appellate counsel on many cases, resulting in published California opinions and establishing law in his areas of practice. Based on his winning track record, opposing lawyers know Jon and his law firm, Kaplan Weiss LLP, are ready, willing...
Gregory G. Brown
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Irvine, CA Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(800) 237-8129 420 Exchange
Suite 270
Irvine, CA 92602
Employment, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of San Diego School of Law
A native of Southern California and a graduate of the University of San Diego School of Law, Gregory G. Brown is one of less than 140 lawyers in California to be certified as a Specialist in Civil Trial Advocacy. He has devoted his practice to civil and jury trial litigation, taking on cases involving business, commercial or corporate litigation as well as those involving contract actions, fraud, intellectual property disputes, unfair competition and false advertising, and corporate litigation. He also serves clients in divorce and personal injury cases. After his graduation from law school in 1987, Mr. Brown practiced Kring...
Robert Lopez
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Irvine, CA Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(800) 501-9620 2372 Morse Ave Ste 152
Irvine, CA 92614
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Probate
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
Are you a small business owner? or thinking about starting a business? Or do you have an existing business that now has a business, contract or employment issue?

With business disputes, we first try to keep a dispute from become a lawsuit. If we can find a way that protects our client and serves their best interest, then we always try that first. If, however, you are already in a lawsuit, then we immediately go to protect our client, keeping in mind what is best for you.

With starting a company, we look at what our client ultimately wants to accomplish....
Neil Pedersen
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Irvine, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(949) 260-1181 17910 Sky Park Cir Ste 105
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationEmployment
Western State Univ COL
Neil is a 30-year litigator who aggressively advocates employee rights against medium sized and large employers. Neil is also an adjunct professor of law, teaching employment law and law practice management. He is highly respected among his peers and by his former clients. He has been named a Southern California Super Lawyer and one of the Best Employers in Orange County several years running. He was named Attorney of the Year by the State Bar Solo and Small Firm Section in 2016. He has tried several significant matters to settlements and judgments in the high six-figure and...
Michael Paul Ehline
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(888) 400-9721 633 W 5th St
#2890
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationEmployment, Elder, Personal Injury and Products Liability
UWLA
Getting banged up in a Los Angeles accident can happen at any time. You could also have an injury at sea on a floating city like a cruise ship. Your injuries could occur in any other city or town in California. It may be from the neglect of some another entity, or individual's negligence. Their failure to exercise due diligence or foresight means that you are entitled to receive compensation for the injuries and other damages you incurred. Whether you're involved in an auto collision, motorcycle accident, pedestrian run down. You're emphatically urged to obtain sharp, expert legal services of...
Marie Napoli
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(844) 230-7676 5757 W. Century Boulevard
Suite 680
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury
St. John's University School of Law and New York University School of Law
Marie has been an attorney for over twenty-three years. She has experience handling personal injury, medical malpractice, employment discrimination and mass tort matters. Marie earned her J.D. from St. John’s University Law School and her L.L.M. degree from New York University (NYU) School of Law. She has worked for the New York Appellate Division, 2nd Department and has taught CLE courses on Tort & Civil Procedure at St. John’s University School of Law.

As a founding partner of Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC, Marie was involved in many depositions and has tried multiple cases to verdict. Marie understands the breadth of the...
Tina K Gehres
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(877) 333-2420 4275 Executive Square
Suite 200
San Diego, CA 92037
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Estate Planning and IP
Saint Louis University School of Law
Tina K. Gehres is the President and founder of Gehres Law Group, P.C., which she formed to provide affordable legal services to small businesses and individuals in the state of California. With more than two and a half decades of legal and business experience, Ms. Gehres has held a broad range of roles including Corporate Counsel, Director of Human Resources, Law Firm Partner, Legal Consultant, and Senior Accountant. Today, she has positioned herself as a valuable asset to clients as a small business attorney in San Diego and surrounding areas. Ms. Gehres has been a licensed attorney since 1997...
Sa'id Vakili
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(800) 260-7105 3701 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1135
Los Angeles, CA 90010-2822
Free ConsultationLos Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
Employment, Appeals, Business and IP
Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center
For nearly 25 years, Sa'id Vakili has represented businesses and individuals in litigation matters involving complex business and contract disputes, business torts, direct and derivative shareholder disputes, intellectual property disputes, and all forms of employment claims. He has also handled a variety of serious injury tort claims including those arising under maritime and aviation law. Mr. Vakili is admitted in California, New York, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. and has handled cases in various other jurisdictions such as Florida, Nevada, Ohio, South Dakota, and Virginia through associations with local law firms in those locations. Mr. Vakili has also served...
Louise Ann Fernandez
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 40 years experience

The George Washington University Law School9th Circuit and California
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Alex Polishuk
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Lawyer

Loyola Law School, Los AngelesCalifornia
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David Emilio Mastagni
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Sacramento, CA Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(877) 447-4614 1912 I St
Sacramento, CA 95811
Free ConsultationEmployment, Administrative, Appeals and Civil Rights
UC Berkeley School of Law, Boalt Hall
David E. Mastagni is a partner with the law firm of Mastagni Holstedt, APC, who specializes in labor and employment law representation of public safety employees, including trial and appellate litigation in California and federal courts. In particular, he handles complex civil, class action and collective action litigation, claims arising out of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the U.S. and California Constitutions, the California Public Records Act (CPRA), the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights (POBR), the California Labor Code, the Meyers-Milias-Brown Act, and other statutes protecting the rights of employees.
Among his other legal activities, David is an...
Richard Edward Quintilone II
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Lake Forest, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(949) 458-9675 22974 El Toro Rd
Suite 100
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Personal Injury
Chapman University Fowler School of Law
Prior to forming Quintilone and Associates, Mr. Quintilone worked with the national labor and employment defense firm of Fisher & Phillips and with some of southern California’s preeminent trial lawyers at Horton, Barbaro & Reilly. Mr. Quintilone was formerly an associate with the insurance defense firm of Hollins Schechter working with large multi-party cases in their environmental, liability and employment practice areas.
David Bibiyan
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(310) 438-5555 1801 Century Park E
#2600
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationLos Angeles, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
Employment
The University of Chicago Law School
David D. Bibiyan is a Los Angeles local who received his Bachelor of Arts (BA) from UCLA and his Juris Doctorate (JD) from The University of Chicago Law School, consistently ranked one of the top 5 law schools in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Before becoming an attorney, Mr. Bibiyan held several prestigious legal positions, including as a legal extern for The Honorable Robert N. Kwan of the United States Bankruptcy Court of the Central District of California and The Honorable Debre Katz Weintraub of the Central District of the Los Angeles Superior Court. Mr. Bibiyan also volunteered...
Daniel A. Thompson
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Temecula , CA Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(951) 587-2222 1 Better World Cir
#300
Temecula , CA 92590
Employment, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and Western Sierra Law School
Daniel Thompson is an employment lawyer at Davis & Wojcik, APLC. Mr. Thompson has a variety of legal experience and has represented corporations, public entities and individuals throughout Northern and Southern California. In addition to a Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Thompson holds an LL.M. in Public Law and Policy from McGeorge Law School. During law school, Mr. Thompson gained experience as an intern for the California State Senate and City of Folsom. Mr. Thompson has been admitted to practice law in the State of California since 2011.
Houman Fakhimi
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Rancho Cucamonga, CA Employment Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(888) 529-2188 9431 Haven Ave
#100
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights, Criminal and Workers' Comp
Whittier Law School
Houman Fakhimi, the founding partner of the Criminal Defense Team, has amassed deep expertise in the area of criminal defense law thanks to years of experience. He oversees all litigation carried out by the firm, and he has demonstrated mastery in a variety of relevant legal domains. He's an alumnus of the University of California, Irvine and Whittier Law School. In addition to being an active member of the State Bar of Californias Criminal Section, Mr. Fakhimi also boasts accreditations from he Association of Federal Defense Attorneys, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, and the California Public Defenders Association.
John A. Messina Jr.
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Murrieta, CA Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(951) 894-7332 24910 Las Brisas Rd.
Suite 102
Murrieta, CA 92562
Employment, Business, Native American and Real Estate
Southwestern University School of Law
John Messina maintains his reputation as one of Southern California’s top rated lawyers and has been lauded by his peers, earning Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating and its prestigious "Preeminent" distinction award. John heads the Firm’s Temecula Valley Office and is a litigation attorney with top executive-level, hands-on experience as a broker, real estate developer, and mortgage banker. Along with being a published author, John has a lengthy record litigating convoluted and difficult cases and is adept at constructing complex business and real estate transactions. John’s recent victory in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals demonstrate the level at which he practices...
Matthew Ronald Eason
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Sacramento, CA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(800) 391-8219 1234 H St
Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95814
Free ConsultationEmployment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
FREE Initial Consultation! Informed by over 100 years of experience in California, our Personal Injury, Workers Compensation and Overtime Law attorneys understand that when taking on a case or a claim, they're impacting the lives of their clients and client's families. We are committed to consistent communication with our clients and being prompt and thorough when answering the many questions that arise over the course of a case. You will leave your consultation with helpful resources and your questions answered, whether we're the right firm for you or not.

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Leslie Leone
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Burlingame, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
1325 Howard Avenue, Suite 254
Burlingame, CA 94010
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
Golden Gate University School of Law
Leslie Leone, principal attorney at Leone Law Firm, is the best California personal injury attorney and employment attorney to help you deal with unreasonable insurance companies and unfair employers so that you can obtain the justice and compensation you deserve.

Leslie Leone began her legal career as a staff attorney for the Teamsters Union and also worked for the Operating Engineer's Union. As a Union attorney she negotiated contracts and grievances for hundreds of Union members. She is also a San Francisco native who attended UC Berkeley and Golden Gate University Law School.

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John Jahrmarkt
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(310) 226-7676 2049 Century Park East
Suite 3850
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Insurance Claims and Personal Injury
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
John Jahrmarkt, Esq. is the owner and managing partner of Jahrmarkt & Associates. John has more than 20 years of experience handling all kinds personal injury claims - from complicated catastrophic injuries to garden variety "soft tissue" pain. John knows how the insurance industry works and the steps their adjusters can take to protect their profits. All of our accident and injury claims are managed by John, experienced in fighting back against any low-ball insurance offers. We have recovered a number of multi-million dollar rewards for our clients, and we have established a reputation for excellence and professionalism...
Ali Parvaneh
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Irvine, CA Employment Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(949) 756-9050 17702 Mitchell N
Irvine, CA 92614
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Real Estate
Newport Univ School of Law and Western State University College of Law
Ali Parvaneh manages Madison Law, and oversees the firm's paralegals, clerks, and staff members. Mr. Parvaneh is a board certified trial specialist, a licensed California real estate broker (DRE No. 01715925), a certified mediator, a Paul Harris Fellow, and a member of various BAR associations. He is admitted to practice before the California Supreme Court, the United States District Court for the Central and Southern Districts of California, and the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Parvaneh studied law at Western State University and Newport University. His undergraduate studies were in land surveying at...
Joseph Lin
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Burbank, CA Employment Law Lawyer

University of California, Davis, School of LawCalifornia
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Geoffrey C. Lyon
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience

University of Minnesota Law SchoolFlorida, California, 9th Circuit, U.S. District Court Central District of California, U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, U.S. District Court Eastern District of California and U.S. District Court...
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Steven Aaron Kronenberg
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(888) 504-0157 711 Van Ness Ave Ste 220
San Francisco, CA 94102
Employment, Consumer, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Temple Univ School of Law
Mr. Kronenberg's practice focuses on: - Catastrophic Injury: including representing people who consumed food allergens or pathogens, as well as workers who used defectively designed or manufactured food processing equipment, victims of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord trauma, nerve damage, and severe orthopedic injuries arising from construction accidents, industrial accidents, dangerous premises, auto accidents, wrongful death, governmental or public entity liability, and professional negligence. Mr. Kronenberg has more than a decade of experience litigating personal injury and product liability cases from their inception through trial and appeal. - Consumer Protection: litigating class action claims arising from...
Vincent James DeSimone
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Marina Del Rey, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(310) 693-5561 13160 Mindanao Way
Suite 280
Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
Free ConsultationEmployment, Civil Rights and Personal Injury
University of California - Los Angeles
From 1987 to 1990, he was a staff attorney at Westside Legal Services, in Santa Monica, California where he was the lead trial lawyer representing lower income families and individuals who could not afford a lawyer. In 1990, DeSimone founded the cutting edge civil rights law firm Schonbrun & DeSimone. Later known as Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman, the firm established a reputation as one of the most prestigious civil and employment rights law firms in the State of California and in the entire country.

After twenty-five years as a partner, Jim decided to carve out his own path by...
Jonathan Roven
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(888) 366-5854 3580 Wilshire Boulevard
Suite 1260
Los Angeles, CA 90010
Employment and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
With a dedicated focus on personal injury and employment law, Jonathan litigates high profile cases since his becoming a partner at Kahn Roven, LLP.
Scott R. Ames
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(310) 935-0225 1880 Century Park East
Suite 614
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
Santa Clara University School of Law
Scott R. Ames has been a practicing employment law attorney in Los Angeles for over 25 years. Through dedication, rigorous investigation, and comprehensive knowledge of California employment law, Mr. Ames has won over one hundred million dollars for his clients through settlements and trial verdicts. He has been instrumental in helping people obtain justice for wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, trade secret disputes, wage and hour issues, and other forms of employee mistreatment. For several years, Mr. Ames has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Attorneys in Southern California by SuperLawyers and Los Angeles Magazines. Free consultations are offered...
Dr.  Peter Marc Schaeffer Esq.
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Riverside, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(800) 750-0111 6820 Indiana Ave
Suite 275
Riverside, CA 92506
Employment and Workers' Comp
California Southern
"I will get you the quality treatment you need and the money you deserve" I have been practicing Workers Compensation cases including FEHA and 132 a discrimination cases for over 20 years with a nearly flawless track record in representing seriously injured employees in all industries. I have a strong background in business, real estate, sales and marketing, and pharmacy practices.
Yitz Erik Weiss
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(213) 553-4550 355 S. Grand Ave.
Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Civil Rights and Products Liability
Southwestern University School of Law
Yitz Weiss is an employment attorney with over a decade of experience in litigating a variety of employment law cases, including unpaid wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, FEHA, Unequal Pay Act, and wrongful termination claims. Yitz counsels clients on pre-litigation employment disputes and represents them from the inception of a lawsuit all the way through trial and even on appeal. Yitz routinely serves as counsel in mediations, binding arbitrations and in major trials. Yitz has impressive trial skills, which have enabled him to obtain major victories for our clients.

Upon graduating with a Bachelors degree in Economics from Yeshiva University...
Brian C. Mathias
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Aptos, CA Employment Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(831) 531-7141 P.O. Box 2874
Aptos, CA 95001
Employment
Brian exclusively represents employees in a wide variety of California employment law matters, including terminations based on illegal discrimination or in violation of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (including disability or health discrimination, failures to accommodate a disability, and pregnancy discrimination), unpaid wages (including unpaid overtime, unpaid rest and meal breaks, or cases of independent contractor misclassification), protected leave law violations (including Pregnancy Disability, California Family Rights Act, baby bonding/ maternity/ paternity leave, and FMLA violations), unlawful harassment (hostile work environment and sexual harassment) and unlawful employment retaliation claims (including whistle-blowing retaliation and workplace safety complaint retaliation)....
David B. Levin
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Woodland Hills, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(877) 206-4741 21550 Oxnard Street
Suite 780
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
Free ConsultationEmployment and Consumer
The University of Toledo College of Law
We represent the rights of consumers in all forms of consumer rights litigation, including lemon law, breach of warranty, debt collection violations, credit reporting issues, unauthorized robocalls and telemarketing calls, consumer fraud and related issues. We also handle employment litigation, including wage and hour cases, overtime pay issues, wrongful termination, discrimination and sexual harassment. Many of the firm's cases are brought as class actions and we handle personal injury cases as well.
Arkady Itkin
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(415) 295-4730 100 Pine Street
Sutie 1250
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationEmployment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of the Pacific
Since 2007 our office has been dedicated to representing San Francisco and Sacramento area employees and victims of serious injuries in a wide range of employment, wrongful termination and injury cases. Individual approach to each client and each injury or employment case is what distinguishes us from other attorneys, as we recognize that each case is as different as each person who has been either injured or aggrieved by their employer.
Gretchen Birkheimer
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Redwood City, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(650) 843-1900 2055 Woodside Road, Suite 110
Redwood City, CA 94061
Free ConsultationEmployment and Appeals
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
I represent employees in wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination and retaliation cases, in addition to bringing related claims such as defamation, assault, battery, invasion of privacy, and failure to accommodate disabilities. I represent employees, and advise employers, regarding collection of unpaid wages, overtime, minimum wages, missed meal periods and rest breaks, and other wage claims. I represent employees in unemployment insurance appeals.

Please note that I do not take matters involving union grievances, union disciplinary actions or Skelly hearings.
Barbra A. Arnold
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience

Harvard Law SchoolCalifornia
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Shannon H.P. Ward
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Encino, CA Employment Law Lawyer

Pepperdine University School of LawCalifornia
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Rodney Mesriani
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Santa Monica, CA Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(310) 826-6300 510 Arizona Ave.,
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Free ConsultationEmployment, Construction, Personal Injury and Products Liability
Southwestern University School of Law
Rodney Mesriani is the principal partner of Mesriani Law Group which has its main office in Los Angeles and satellite offices in San fernando Valley, and Irvine Areas of Practice Rodney Mesriani has spent years specializing specifically in two areas of law: Personal Injury and Employment and Labor Law. He is an experienced litigator and a skilled trial attorney. Background Mr. Mesriani received his Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from California State University Northridge prior to attending Southwestern School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate degree. He was admitted to practice law before...
Mr. Alan James Romero
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Pasadena, CA Employment Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(626) 396-9900 80 S. Lake Avenue, Suite 880
Pasadena, CA 91101
Employment, Business and Entertainment & Sports
Southwestern Law School
Alan J. Romero is the managing shareholder of, and lead trial attorney for, Romero Law, APC, a civil litigation firm located in Pasadena, California. Mr. Romero’s notable results have included a successful fraudulent transfer action related to a $10MM piece of real property, a $3.05MM jury verdict in a jury trial related to the clarification of certain television distribution rights on behalf of STARZ Home Entertainment, LLC, a judgment of $2.76 million in a motion-picture fraud action on behalf of Anchor Bay Entertainment, LLC, and a $1.5MM settlement in a medical malpractice action which later resulted in a published decision...
Joseph Maloney
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Auburn, CA Employment Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(530) 885-7787 660 Auburn Folsom Road, Suite 202
Auburn, CA 95603
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
I am an AV-Rated attorney who represents workers in employment disputes and people who have been hurt in accidents. I represented the United States as a Department of Justice lawyer for 22 years, and I bring the experience I gained there to help real people.
Jordon Harlan
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(619) 870-0802 2404 Broadway
2nd Floor
San Diego, CA 92102
Free ConsultationEmployment, Insurance Claims, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of San Diego School of Law
Harlan Law, PC handles serious personal injury and employment litigation in San Diego and surrounding areas. Jordon is available for a free consultation to discuss your questions and your case. Jordon attended University of San Diego School of Law. There, he was invited to compete nationally on both his law school's trial team and appellate moot court team. During the same period, Jordon also interned for the San Diego District Attorney's Office and externed for the Honorable John A. Houston of the Southern District of California. While previously working as a defense attorney for the insurance companies...
James Gulseth
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Pleasanton, CA Employment Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(925) 463-9600 5890 Stoneridge Dr.
Ste. 102
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
UC Hastings COL
James H. (Jim) Gulseth was born and attended high school in Devils Lake, North Dakota and graduated with an A.B. degree from the University of California at Berkeley. Jim earned his JD degree at the University of California Hastings School of Law in San Francisco and is admitted to practice in the State of California and before the Federal District Court, Northern District of California, and the U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. He is a member of the Corporations, Business Transactions, Securities and Tax and Intellectual Property Sections of the State Bar of California. Jim’s reported cases include...
Ruben Montoya
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TUSTIN, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(714) 752-0572 360 E. 1ST ST. #294
TUSTIN, CA 92780
Free ConsultationEmployment, Personal Injury, Products Liability and Workers' Comp
Trinity Law School
Attorney Ruben Montoya founded MONTOYA LAW with the idea that if you hire an attorney you should deal with an attorney. Before MONTOYA LAW attorney Ruben Montoya worked for highly respected Workers Compensation / Personal Injury firm. During his time as the managing attorney for such firm he multiplied workers compensation settlements. Those Workers Compensation claims that would not settle for what the injured worker deserved Mr. Montoya tried and prevailed for his clients. Ruben Montoya has tried many trials with favorable outcomes and settled millions out of court. At MONTOYA LAW...
Travis Gemoets
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(310) 785-5387 1900 Avenue of the Stars
7th Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Employment and Business
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Christopher Light
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San Diego, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(720) 330-2848 8880 Rio San Diego Dr.
Rio Vista Tower, 8th Floor
San Diego, CA 92108
Employment, Criminal and Personal Injury
California Western School of Law
Christopher Light has dedicated his life to helping people and defending their rights and interests, often times, in cases where no one else would. Widely revered for his trial advocacy, Mr. Light has quickly established himself as one of Colorado’s most accomplished trial lawyers. Selected by his peers as a Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor that is limited to 2.5% of attorneys in Colorado, Mr. Light has also been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Association as a “Top 40 Under 40” trial attorney and the American Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys has selected him to their prestigious “10...
Devin Coyle
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(510) 584-9020 1999 Harrison Street #1800
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEmployment and Civil Rights
UCLA School of Law
Oakland, California-based civil rights lawyer representing employees and tenants in cases involving discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination.
Jual F Reyes
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Los Angeles, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(877) 242-4410 1875 Century Park East, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90067
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
UCLA School of Law
Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Graduated from the University of California Los Angeles with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and obtained law degree from the UCLA School of Law. Worked on a wide variety of matters, including cases involving employment discrimination, business law, real estate, landlord/tenant matters, personal injury and breach of contract matters. Member of the California State Bar and UCLA Alumni Association. Has been a licensed real estate broker in the state of California since December of 2008. Admitted to practice law in all courts in the state of California and the...
Rebecca O'Kray-Murphy
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Temecula, CA Employment Law Attorney

Ms. Murphy is licensed to practice law in California, Arizona, and Michigan and has experience representing clients in a board range of matters, including civil proceedings, criminal cases, due process proceedings, and... Read More »
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Edward A. Kraus
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Attorney with 27 years experience

Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California - BerkeleyCalifornia
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California Employment Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

California Rural Legal Assistance
(661) 725-4350
Delano, CA


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(209) 723-5466
Merced, CA

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Problems in the workplace?

Employment law governs the relationship between workers and their employers. This law, contained in federal and state statutes, administrative regulations, and judicial decisions, specifies the rights and restrictions applicable to each party in the workplace.

This area of law regulates such issues as employee benefits, discipline, hiring, firing, leave, payroll, and health and safety in the workplace. It also encompasses non-compete agreements, retaliation, severance, unemployment compensation, pensions, whistle-blowing, worker classification, wage garnishment, work authorization for non-U.S. citizens, worker's compensation, and employee handbooks.

Both federal and state laws govern the relationship between employees and employers. Federal laws such as Title VII, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Age Discrimination in Employment Act prohibit employers from discriminating against employees based on certain characteristics. Many states have enacted their own laws similar to federal ones (and sometimes are more stringent). Cities and counties also can enact ordinances that affect employee rights, such as local minimum wage laws.

Employment lawyers can choose to accept only employees as clients, only employers, or both. Some attorneys focus on a specific area of employment law, such as workers' compensation, whistleblowing or discrimination, but many can handle a wide range of employment law issues.


Essential job functions: The fundamental job duties of the employment position that the individual with a disability holds or desires. The term essential functions does not include marginal functions of the position.

Exempt employee: An employee who is not entitled to the minimum wage or overtime pay protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act.