Berkeley, California Employment Lawyers

Pamela Kong
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience

Golden Gate University School of LawCalifornia
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Stephen M. Fuerch
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Free Consultation! Exceptional Employment Law Attorney! Pursuing Justice!

For over 35 years, I have passionately worked to protect the rights and interests of employees. I am committed to obtaining the best possible outcomes! Visit my website for information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Latika M. Malkani
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Aggressive Advocacy for Employee Rights! Exceptional Representation!

I have fought to protect the rights and interests of workers since 1996. I believe in creating workplaces that are fair, respectful and functional. Visit my website to see case results and call now for a consultation. Read More »
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Ann Surapruik
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California Employment Law Lawyer

UCLA School of LawCalifornia
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Janelle J. Smith
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Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(510) 398-0733 1808 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Free ConsultationEmployment and Business
University of San Francisco School of Law
I help clients with their employment, business, and start-up needs. I also represent clients involved in civil litigation. Please contact me to find out how I can help you with your legal needs.
Jennifer R. Lovko
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Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(510) 859-7377 1061 Eastshore Highway, Suite 206
Berkeley, CA 94710
Employment, Business, Consumer and Medical Malpractice
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Rae has extensive experience, having successfully represented hundreds of clients throughout her career. At Lovko & King, her focus is on providing client-focused representation at an affordable price.
Stephen Fredrick Henry
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Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(510) 898-1883 2625 Alcatraz Ave,. No. 615
Berkeley, CA 94705
Employment, Appeals, Business and Civil Rights
Georgetown Univ Law Ctr
Deborah Marie Kochan
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Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(510) 649-1130 1680 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
Employment and Civil Rights
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Berne Reuben
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Berkeley, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 41 years experience
(510) 981-0143 2222 Martin Luther King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Employment and Civil Rights
Boalt Hall (University of Berkeley School of Law) and Golden Gate University School of Law
Alexander Stern
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Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney
(415) 964-1115 PO Box 9437
Berkeley, CA 94709
Employment, Communications and Consumer
University of California - Berkeley
Ike M. Kaludi
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Albany, CA Employment Law Lawyer
(415) 967-4900 828 San Pablo Ave
Ste 109
Albany, CA 94706
Free ConsultationEmployment, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
Attorney Ike Kaludi and the experts at California Law Group have represented hundreds of injured victims and employees throughout California. He handles all stages of litigation and insurance negotiations to help you and your family deal with the serious and complex legal challenges affecting your livelihood and well-being.

Recognized for his professionalism and service, Ike has earned top ratings on Super Lawyers, Avvo, and other client and peer review sources, and received many positive reviews and referrals from those we have served. Ike possesses extensive experience in a variety of legal areas and insurance practices, including:

*Personal injury claims arising from...
Anthony Sperber
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Berkeley, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(510) 845-8844 1808 Sixth Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
Employment
U of San Francisco School of Law
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(510) 848-7200 2222 Martin L King Jr Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Employment and Personal Injury
University of Michigan
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(800) 678-8476 2001 Addison St Ste 300
Berkeley, CA 94704
Employment
UC Hastings COL
Jody I. LeWitter
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Experienced & Passionate Employment Attorney! Pursuing Justice for Employees!

I am a dedicated and skilled California employment law attorney. I have been aggressively fighting for justice in the workplace for 30 years! Call for a consultation, visit my website for case settlements and verdicts. Read More »
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Rocio Toriz
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California Employment Law Lawyer

University of San Francisco School of LawCalifornia
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Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(510) 841-1171 2039 Shattuck Ave Ste 303
Berkeley, CA 94704
Employment and Business
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(510) 362-3182 1806 Addison St
Berkeley, CA 94703
Employment, Antitrust, Bankruptcy and IP
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(510) 642-0382 2199 Addison St
Ste 192
Berkeley, CA 94720
Employment
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(510) 883-9081 1520 Summit Rd
Berkeley, CA 94708
Employment and Products Liability
Columbia Univ School of Law
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(510) 981-6998 2180 Milvia St 4th Fl
Berkeley, CA 94704
Employment
McGeorge School of Law Univ of the Pacific
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(510) 269-7998 2030 Addison St
Ste 500
Berkeley, CA 94704
Employment
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(510) 393-4212 1442A Walnut St # 234
Berkeley, CA 94709
Employment
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(415) 986-5900 1848 Tacoma Ave
Berkeley, CA 94707
Employment
Benjamin N Cardozo School of Law Yeshiva U
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(510) 269-2094 2030 Addison St
Ste 500
Berkeley, CA 94704
Employment
New York Univ School of Law
Berkeley, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(510) 542-7172 1569 Solano Ave # 204
Berkeley, CA 94707
Employment
Boston Univ School of Law
Jean Krasilnikoff
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Dedicated Employment & Labor Lawyer! Fighting for Employee Rights & Interests!

I am a skilled and determined California employment lawyer. I am committed to exceptional service and results for all of your employment law needs. Visit my website to see case results and call for a consultation. Read More »
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Jonathan H. Siegel
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Outstanding Success in Employment Law Representation! Skill & Experience!

I am a trusted yet formidable advocate for those who have been wronged in the workplace. I am dedicated to aggressively protecting your rights and interests! Visit my website for case results or call for a consultation. Read More »
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Glicel E. Sumagaysay
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Emeryville, CA Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(510) 588-8855 1900 Powell Street
Suite 600
Emeryville, CA 94608
Employment
University of San Francisco School of Law
The Law Office of Glicel Sumagaysay handles employment matters for individual and former employees. Ms. Sumagaysay's practice consists of: Federal employee representation in Merit Systems Protection Board (“MSPB”) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") matters; employer-employee negotiations; discrimination on the basis of sex, race and other protected statuses; discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliation claims with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”), Department of Fair Housing and Employment (“DFEH”) and courts; wage and hour matters with the Department of Labor Standards and Enforcement (“DLSE”) and courts; small business employer compliance with above types of matters.
Len Watkins
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Emeryville, CA Employment Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(510) 788-0675 1900 Powell Street
Suite 840
Emeryville, CA 94608
Free ConsultationEmployment, Antitrust, Business and IP
University of San Francisco School of Law
A resident of Oakland, Len spent much of his legal career with prestigious, top-ranked, San Francisco law firms. Mr. Watkins brings the same level of expertise, and standard of excellence, to his practice in the East Bay. Focusing on consumer bankruptcy and business law, Mr. Watkins’ depth of experience and training include: A Masters of Business Administration, concentrating on finance, from the University of California, at Davis A stock brokerage license (inactive) from the National Association of Securities Dealers A California Real Estate Broker’s license Previous Experience Business Attorney Norris & Norris (now...
Eric Francis Pierson
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(917) 940-0202 4096 Piedmont Avenue, #701
Oakland, CA 94611
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and IP
Stanford University
Eric Pierson is a practical and results-oriented generalist attorney with over twenty years of law firm and in-house experience and a proven track record of success as a strategic business partner and trusted advisor.

Prior to starting his own firm, Eric spent over twelve years in-house in New York as a corporate generalist and lead U.S. attorney supporting the Americas division of Mitsui, a Fortune Global 500 Japanese multinational conglomerate. Previously he practiced at San Francisco-based McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen and its successor firm, Bingham McCutchen, for ten years, primarily as a litigator focused on intellectual property and contract...
Michael Paul Ehline
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(888) 400-9721 50 Francisco St
#460
San Francisco, CA 94133
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...
Vincent Tong
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(510) 371-7835 409 Thirteenth Street
9th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Employment, Business, IP and Trademarks
Santa Clara University School of Law
Vincent Tong is an award winning, community oriented lawyer. He is the founder of TONG LAW, an employment business law firm located in beautiful downtown Oakland, California. Vincent exclusively represents employees in employment litigation and businesses in business-to-business disputes. In his business transactions practice, Vincent counsels individuals on forming and growing their social ventures. Connect with Vincent online at www.tong-law.com.
Charles M. Louderback
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(415) 615-0200 345 California Street Suite 2450
San Francisco, CA 94104
Free ConsultationEmployment and Business
U of San Francisco School of Law
Charles M. Louderback is the founder of Louderback Law Group specializing in all areas of employment litigation and commercial litigation. As a trial lawyer with 30 years of experience, Mr. Louderback has successfully tried a wide range of employment issues in both state and federal courts including wrongful termination in violation of public policy, breach of contract, retaliation, harassment, discrimination based on race, age, national origin, religion, and gender, together with wage and hour violations.

Mr. Louderback's experience as a trial lawyer for business litigation matters is also extensive and includes all forms of business torts, contract actions, fraud,...
Bryan Jeffrey Schwartz
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(888) 891-8489 1330 Broadway, Suite 1630
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEmployment, Appeals and Civil Rights
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Bryan Schwartz is an Oakland, California-based attorney dedicated to helping employees protect their rights in the workplace. He has fought prohibited discrimination, retaliation, and harassment, obtained reasonable accommodations for disabled employees, vindicated whistleblowers' rights, and ensured that corporations pay workers all wages they are owed. He has successfully litigated individual and class action complaints nationwide, helping to recover millions of dollars for thousands of employees, forcing corporations and Government agencies to change their practices and punish wrongdoers. Bryan Schwartz is also one of the few Bay Area-based attorneys with extensive experience representing Federal employees in their unique Merit Systems...
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.
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.
Taylor N. Burras
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(415) 984-9662 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Employment and Business
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Taylor Burras is a Labor and Employment attorney. Her practice focuses on the hospitality and insurance industries.

Taylor has experience counseling and litigating on behalf of employers in matters relating to discrimination, harassment and wrongful termination, reduction in workforce, hiring, leaves of absence, and wage and hour issues. She has also handled matters before the Employment Development Department (EDD), Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the National Labor Relations Board. Taylor has successfully represented hotels, resorts and restaurants in numerous general and employment litigation matters. In the insurance industry, she has defended large insurance companies...
Laura Herron Weber
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 16 years experience

I represent employees in their disputes with their employers, and victims of personal injury. I take the time to get to know the unique story of each client, and understand how termination, injury, or other unlawful... Read More »
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Robert Salinas
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California Employment Law Attorney

University of California, Berkeley School of LawCalifornia
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An Nguyen Ruda
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(415) 984-9613 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Employment and Business
Santa Clara University School of Law
Ramsey Hanafi
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Attorney with 10 years experience
201 Spear Street Suite 1100
San Francisco, CA 94105
Free ConsultationEmployment
Golden Gate University School of Law
I have been practicing employment law and business law since 2009. I primarily represent Plaintiffs in individual and class action cases in wage and hour, discrimination, retaliation, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, hostile work environment, unpaid commissions, misclassification cases, independent contractor cases, and many others. I practice all over the State. Wherever you are, I can be there. My experience with small business clients and technology startups also provides me with a unique background in the intersection between employment law and business. I have experience litigating and consulting with business clients on numerous transactional issues; intellectual property (trademark and copyright);...
Rachel Bien
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(415) 638-8810 One California Street
12th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Employment
Brooklyn Law School
RACHEL BIEN, is a Partner at Outten & Golden LLP in Los Angeles, California, and a Co-Chair of its Class & Collective Action Practice Group.

Ms. Bien is an experienced litigator who has recovered millions of dollars in unpaid wages on behalf of her clients. She has represented tens of thousands of workers across many different industries in class and collective lawsuits. She was lead counsel in Glatt v. Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc., one of the first cases to argue that interns should be paid for their work on behalf of a private employer.

Ms. Bien is committed to protecting...
Jessica Riggin
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
1939 Harrison Street, Ste 290
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEmployment
Columbia Law School
Jessica is a partner at Rukin Hyland & Riggin LLP and specializes in litigating employment law cases on behalf of employees. From violations of wage and hour laws to sexual harassment and discrimination, Jessica has represented both individuals and groups of people in class actions. She also advises executives in pre-litigation matters such as severance agreements and employment agreements. If you have an employment law issue in the Bay Area, please contact her office today and set up a free consultation.
Erik J Christensen
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Lawyer
(415) 278-9400 505 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business and Real Estate
University of California - Hastings College of the Law and University of California - Irvine
Erik is rated one of California's rising stars in the field of Labor and Employment Law by the American Institute of Legal Advocates. In addition to labor and employment, his practice areas include appeals, real property litigation, and business formation and transaction.

Erik is a graduate of UC Hastings, College of the Law, where he worked at the California Supreme Court and at the First District Court of Appeal, two of the most prestigious opportunities provided to law students in California. Erik also served as a law clerk for the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Victim Impact Program (sometimes referred to...
Arthur William Lazear
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(510) 735-6316 436 14th St Ste 1117
Oakland, CA 94612
Free ConsultationEmployment
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Arthur Lazear has practiced law for more than 40 years, helping to obtain successful results for worthy clients nationwide. Mr. Lazear has prosecuted some of the biggest class actions ever litigated in employment law, but has never abandoned his level of personal attention to each client, which is the firm’s hallmark.

Mr. Lazear’s father was a janitor, an immigrant from Ukraine who worked nights in a tireless effort to provide his children the hope of a better life, that they might realize the American Dream. The example set by his father inspired Mr. Lazear’s lifelong commitment to protecting and enforcing the...
Bruce James Highman
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(415) 982-5563 582 Market St, Suite 1212
San Francisco, CA 94104
Employment
Stanford Univ Law School
I specialize in representing employees in all types of employment cases. I have been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyer each year from 2004 through the present. Only about five percent of the lawyers in Northern California earn the Super Lawyers honor. I have been lead counsel on a number of cases that have resulted in published precedent decisions, have participated in numerous trials, and have appeared as a guest lecturer on employment law issues. I am also a member of the National Employment Lawyers Association, the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Labor and Employment...
Pamela Kong
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(510) 663-9240 428 13th St
8th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Employment, Civil Rights and Landlord Tenant
Golden Gate University School of Law
Elina Tilman
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Attorney
(415) 398-8080 2 Embarcadero Center
5th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111
Employment and Business
University of California, Davis, School of Law
Timothy Tietjen
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San Francisco, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(415) 940-7176 44 Montgomery Street
Suite 750
San Francisco, CA 94104
Employment, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of San Francisco School of Law
As a partner at the firm Rouda Feeder Tietjen & McGuinn, San Francisco lawyer Timothy G. Tietjen focuses his practice on personal injury cases. Mr. Tietjen has been practicing law in California for over three decades. On numerous occasions, he has been selected for inclusion in the Best Lawyers and Super Lawyers® lists. He received his undergraduate degree from California State University at Hayward and his Juris Doctor from the University Of San Francisco School Of Law. His firm is happy to offer free consultations—contact them today to get yours.
Jane Kow
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 25 years experience

New York University School of Law9th Circuit, U.S. District Court, Central District of California, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, U.S. District Court, Southern District of California and California
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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.