East Palo Alto, California Employment Lawyers

Kathryn E. Barrett
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience

Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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Latika M. Malkani
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California Employment Law Attorney with 22 years experience

University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawCalifornia
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Michael W. Stebbins
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience

Santa Clara UniversityCalifornia
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Jody I. LeWitter
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California Employment Law Attorney with 32 years experience

University of Michigan Law SchoolCalifornia
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Palo Alto, CA Employment Law Attorney
(650) 328-8500 1900 University Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Employment, Antitrust, Business and IP
Santa Clara University School of Law
Palo Alto, CA Employment Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(650) 813-9700 1717 Embarcadero Road
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Employment
University of San Francisco
Palo Alto, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(650) 967-7854 2465 E Bayshore Rd
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Employment
UC Davis School of Law King Hall
Jeffrey Charles Miller
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Palo Alto, CA Employment Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(650) 321-0410 2501 Park Blvd
2nd Floor
Palo Alto, CA 94306
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Business
Cornell Univ
For over thirty years, I have practiced business law and alternative dispute resolution (ADR) in Palo Alto, California. I assist businesses with formation and planning; purchases and sales of existing businesses; termination of business entities; commercial leasing matters; and employment matters. My other focus is on mediation and arbitration, where I help clients settle disputes outside of the courtroom. What I enjoy most about being a business law attorney is helping people transform their hobbies and passions into successful businesses. Whether I’m helping someone start a restaurant or a software company, I’m always mindful of the...
C. Matthew Schulz
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Palo Alto, CA Employment Law Attorney
(650) 856-5528 660 Hansen Way
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Employment
Gretchen Birkheimer
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Redwood City, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 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.
Daniel Velton
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Sunnyvale, CA Employment Law Attorney with 8 years experience
525 W. Remington Drive
Suite 106
Sunnyvale, CA 94087
Free ConsultationEmployment
Santa Clara University School of Law
Daniel Velton began his legal career with the largest labor and employment law firm in the world. Using that experience, he brings valuable knowledge and perspective to his current practice, in which he exclusively represents employees in high-stakes individual and class action employment matters, including cases of unlawful discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, illegal pay practices and whistleblower retaliation.
John A. Comerford
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(408) 457-1817 111 N. Market St., Suite 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Employment and Personal Injury
Northwestern California University School of Law
We provide legal advice and representation to those who have been physically or financially damaged through the fault of others. We understand that every case is unique and we take the time to listen to our clients, review their options, and tailor our solutions taking into account their goals and preferences. We bring to every case our experience, focus, and dedication to results. We negotiate when we can and litigate when we have to. If you are unsure how to proceed after suffering injury, let us help determine the best course of action.
(510) 894-6649 3900 Newpark Mall Rd., Suite 326
Newark, CA 94560
(925) 226-8261 4900 Hopyard Road, Suite 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Katherine Debski
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San Mateo, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(650) 378-1472 Bain Mazza & Debski LLP
951 Mariner's Island Blvd., Ste. 300
San Mateo, CA 94404
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
University of Michigan Law School
***Please note than any testimonials or endorsements found on this page do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your specific matter.*** Katie has over a decade of experience practicing general civil and employment litigation, representing individuals and small businesses in litigation, arbitration and administrative proceedings before state and local agencies. Katie has successfully handled cases in state and federal courts involving a comprehensive array of claims, including wage and hour, breach of contract; workplace harassment; discrimination based on age, disability, sex, race, national origin, religious creed, and other protected categories; retaliation; violations of the...
Laura M Mazza
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San Mateo, CA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(650) 378-1472 Bain Mazza & Debski LLP
951 Mariner's Island Blvd. Ste. 300
San Mateo, CA 94404
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
University of California - Hastings College of the Law
Laura received her undergraduate degree in 2003 from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, graduating Summa Cum Laude and with distinction in her major (English). After graduation, Laura went on to work as a paralegal at Latham & Watkins, LLP, in their Silicon Valley offices and later attended U.C. Hastings College of the Law, graduating with her J.D. in 2008. While at Hastings, Laura was the Executive Articles Editor of the Hastings Women's Law Journal and recipient of the Roger J. Traynor Student Writing Competition Award for her Note "On the Steps of the Mosque: the Legal Rights of Non-Marital Children...
Jonathan H. Siegel
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 41 years experience

Golden Gate University School of LawCalifornia
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Edward A. Kraus
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California Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience

Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California - BerkeleyCalifornia
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Shivani Sutaria
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San Mateo, CA Employment Law Attorney
(408) 406-8208 7 W. 41st Ave - #424
San Mateo, CA 94403
Employment and Business
University of San Francisco School of Law
Scott Adam Berman
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REDWOOD CITY, CA Employment Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(650) 843-1900 2055 WOODSIDE RD
STE 110
REDWOOD CITY, CA 94061-3366
Employment, Business and Insurance Claims
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
I have extensive experience in employment, business, insurance and real estate litigation. In 1997, I graduated Order of the Coif (top 10%) from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley. I clerked for the Honorable Maxine M. Chesney of the United States District Court, Northern District of California in 1999 and the Honorable Robert Boochever of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in 2001. I practiced insurance law as an associate with Sonnenshein Nath & Rosenthal and employment law as an associate at Heller Ehrman. I focused on real estate litigation while working...
Stephen Chase Gerrish
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Los Altos, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(650) 327-4200 400 Main St, #250
Los Altos, CA 94022
Employment, Arbitration & Mediation and Real Estate
Willamette Univ COL
Alexander Koret Abraham
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Foster City, CA Employment Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(650) 400-7812 1056 Windjammer Circle
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Foster City, CA 94404-3057
Employment, Appeals and Arbitration & Mediation
Univ of San Diego School of Law
Joel Waelty
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(408) 246-5500 1530 The Alameda
Suite 115
San Jose, CA 95126
Free ConsultationEmployment
UC Hastings COL
Joel Waelty is an experienced employment attorney practicing in San Jose, California, whose dedication to his clients shows in the results he obtains in the courtroom. His practice is focused on the rights of employees and insureds. He represents employees in all aspects of workplace disputes including sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination. In his representation of those wrongfully denied insurance benefits, he handles claims against insurers of life, disability, health and the home. He also pursues benefits due employees under employer-sponsored benefit plans. Mr. Waelty's dedication is seen not only through his courtroom results, but also through...
(408) 246-5500 17485 Monterey Road, Suite 204
Morgan Hill , CA 95037
Elena Rivkin Franz
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Santa Clara, CA Employment Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(408) 940-5360 900 Lafayette Street
Suite 509
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Construction
I am a real estate and business law attorney. I limit my practice to these areas, which include things from setting up HOAs, to neighbor issues, to construction, and real estate fraud. My background is in real estate, where I was a real estate appraiser, property manager, and project manager for condominium conversions and other real estate developments. I understand the hurdles you face on a daily basis if you are a real estate owner, investor, contractor or developer. A large segment of my client base are small business owners. I understand that you want simple answers...
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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20 Sunnyside Avenue, Suite A
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Ronald C. Chauvel
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San Mateo, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(650) 573-9500 66 Bovet Road
Suite 280
San Mateo, CA 94402
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Workers' Comp
UC Hastings COL
After practicing for a successful San Francisco financial district law firm for ten years, Ronald started his own practice in 1988. His primary practice areas include business representation, business formations, conversions, acquisitions, sales and mergers, real estate and transportation law, and estate planning. He specializes in representing small to medium sized entities in various industries, including real estate, transportation and logistics, and start-up technology and commercial enterprises. Estate planning services are provided for business owners and their families.
Mark R. Figueiredo Esq.
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(408) 441-7500 1754 Technology Dr
Suite 135
San Jose, CA 95110
Employment, Business, Landlord Tenant and Real Estate
Golden Gate University School of Law
Stephen M. Fuerch
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Pleasanton, CA Employment Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(925) 463-1073 7901 Stoneridge Dr
#401
Pleasanton, CA 94588
Free ConsultationEmployment, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Medical Malpractice
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Jaclyn M. Ford Esq.
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Santa Clara University School of LawCalifornia
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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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Steven Michael Fink
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(408) 256-2979 160 W. Santa Clara Street
Suite 1180
San Jose, CA 95113
Employment, Business and Civil Rights
University of California, Berkeley School of Law
Though he began his career practicing Entertainment Law in Los Angeles, Mr. Fink and his wife traded the glamour of Hollywood for the San Jose area' s charms. That early exposure to big city, high-pressure civil cases has served him well, particularly when dealing with the complex issues involved in contemporary employment cases. Mr. Fink is a partner in Mesirow & Fink, a small but energetic and creative law firm founded in 1976. Mr. Fink is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Boalt Hall, and he has six times been selected by San Jose Magazine as one of the...
Steven Edward Springer
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Morgan Hill, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(888) 490-9852 16360 Monterey St. Ste. 180
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Criminal and Family
Santa Clara University
Help small to medium size companies navigate through a wide variety of legal challenges: formation, funding, governmental impediments, operational legal planning, merger and acquisition, employee relations, and labor compliance. All with the goal of litigation avoidance. Litigation in all California state courts and the Northern and Eastern U.S. District Courts of California.
(888) 490-9852 39275 State Street
Fremont, CA 94538
(888) 490-9852 95 South Market Street, Ste. 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Laurence Louis Spitters Jr
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(408) 293-0463 96 North Third Street, Suite 500
San Jose, CA 95112
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Insurance Claims
Washington University
Edward A. Kraus
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(408) 573-5700 One North Market St.
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
Employment, Business, Criminal and Environmental
Santa Clara University School of Law and University of California - Berkeley
Louis Spitters
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
96 North Third Street, Suite 500
San Jose, CA 95112
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Construction and Insurance Claims
Washington University School of Law
Norman Blumenthal
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(408) 681-8477 5201 Great America Pkwy
San Jose, CA 95054
Free ConsultationEmployment
Loyola Univ School of Law
SALARIED WORKERS STILL GET OVERTIME In California, there are certain exemptions that allow employers to deny paying employees overtime. Whether or not an employee meets those exemptions is typically based on their job duties and responsibilities. There are many situations where employers misclassify employees as exempt from overtime based solely on their job title. For example, the employer will give the employee a fancy job title that includes the word Manager or Supervisor, when in fact, the employee is performing manual or clerical labor according to the employers strict guidelines and protocols. In other words, the employee is exercising independent...
(877) 852-3912 2255 Calle Clara
San Diego, CA 92037
(415) 935-3957 1750 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Michael W. Stebbins
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(408) 573-5700 One North Market St.
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
Employment, Business and IP
Santa Clara University
Joseph Ainley Esq.
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
(800) 460-8528 28 North First Street
Suite 520-540
San Jose, CA 95113
Employment
Univ of Georgia School of Law
At Ainley Law, we are specialists in the field of employment law and we use our skill, experience, judgment, and record of success to obtain the best possible result for you in any employment related matter. We are employee advocates and we are passionate about what we do. Our goal in every case is to ensure that you are fully and fairly compensated for the wrong done to you by your current or former employer.
Simon Anthony Mazzola
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San Bruno, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(650) 403-4802 1001 Bayhill Dr
#200
San Bruno, CA 94066
Employment, Business and Construction
University of San Francisco School of Law
Kathryn Bain
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San Mateo, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(650) 378-1472 951 Mariners Island Blvd.
Ste. 300
San Mateo, CA 94404
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
University of California - Hastings College of the Law and University of California - Santa Barbara
I am in my seventh year of practice in employment law, and have also recently added personal injury to my practice areas after assisting my law partner with personal injury cases for the last few years. I represent employees in a wide variety of employment law cases, but I'm most passionate about cases involving sexual harassment, pregnancy discrimination, and disability discrimination. Please feel free to contact me for a free consultation if you think your rights may have been violated to see if our firm can assist you.
Mark R. Figueiredo Esq.
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

Golden Gate University School of LawCalifornia
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Jane Kow
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California Employment Law Lawyer with 24 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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Sebastian L. Miller
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Santa Clara, CA Employment Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(408) 348-1728 900 Lafayette Street
Suite 201
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Free ConsultationEmployment and Arbitration & Mediation
The University of Chicago Law School
Sebastian Miller focuses on representing workers in employment litigation on a contingency-fee basis. He litigates both class actions as well as single-plaintiff cases. He has achieved excellent results for many clients. More details are available at www.sebastianmillerlaw.com. Sebastian often speaks and writes about developments in employment law. For example, his work has appeared in the California Labor & Employment Law Review and the Daily Journal. Sebastian has been quoted by Law360 and has appeared on panels hosted by the Association of Corporate Counsel, the Labor and Employment Section of the California Bar as...
Kevin Panahi
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Attorney
(888) 538-8187 300 S 1st St #229
San Jose, CA 95113
Free ConsultationEmployment and Personal Injury
Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
Yoshito Yamamoto
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Sunnyvale, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(408) 660-3928 1250 Oakmead Parkway
Suite 210
Sunnyvale, CA 94085
Free ConsultationEmployment, Business, Securities and Tax
Samuel Barry Rudolph
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Hayward, CA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(510) 886-4876 22762 Main St
Hayward, CA 94541
Employment
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
We represent employees with all claims, including wrongful termination, whistleblower-retaliation, wage & hour, discrimination and harassment. Serving the San Francisco Bay Area, including Silicon Valley. Please visit our website at www.samuelrudolphlaw.com
Dixon Ray Howell
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(408) 979-7800 1800 Hamilton Ave, Suite 240
San Jose, CA 95125
Employment, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
UC Berkeley School of Law Boalt Hall
Very experienced and highly ("AV") rated business lawyer. Offer the experience of a large firm and the responsiveness of a start up.
Elizabeth M. 'Lisa' Peck
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(408) 332-5792 111 North Market St., Ste 300
San Jose, CA 95113
Employment and Civil Rights
Randy Schmidt
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Campbell, CA Employment Law Attorney
(408) 371-6000 2542 S Bascom Ave
#200
Campbell, CA 95008
Employment, Business and Estate Planning
Randall Aiman-Smith
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Oakland, CA Employment Law Lawyer
(800) 798-8498 7677 Oakport St
#1150
Oakland, CA 94621
Employment
Kathryn E. Barrett
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(408) 573-5700 One North Market St.
Suite 200
San Jose, CA 95113
Employment, Bankruptcy, Business and Real Estate
Santa Clara University School of Law
Michael J. Shea
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San Jose, CA Employment Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(408) 441-7500 1754 Technology Drive
Suite 135
San Jose, CA 95110
Employment, Business, Communications and Real Estate
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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.