LABOR & EMPLOYMENT LAW

Labor and employment law is composed of the state and federal laws, regulations, administrative rulings, and judicial precedents which govern the area of employment. This legal area includes employment contracts and at-will employment, minimum wage, safety and health in the workplace, various forms of discrimination, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, and more. Any issue connected with employer-employee relations may fall under the category of labor and employment law.

At Laquer Urban Clifford & Hodge LLP, we counsel clients on a broad range of labor and employment matters, including compliance issues and litigation. Our areas of expertise include wrongful termination, sexual harassment, wage and hour, employee benefits, family and medical leave, race, sex, mental disability discrimination, and any other employment-related issue. We counsel government agencies, nonprofits, religious institutions, multiemployer trust funds, and private businesses and individuals.

Our clients have included the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Department of Health Services, the Employer Relations Commission. We offer strong and aggressive legal representation by experienced trial attorneys who have conducted both jury and non-jury trials at every level of the judicial system, from state to federal courtrooms, including the U.S. Supreme Court.

Employment Law Services

Every employment law case is unique, with its own set of issues and legal factors which require specific legal advice in order to determine the appropriate course of action.

Our employment law services include, but are not limited to:

  • Counseling on prevention and education to avoid costly claims and litigation,
  • Drafting employee handbooks, policies, and procedure manuals,
  • Negotiating and drafting employment and severance agreements,
  • Responding to claims and investigations by the EEOC (Equal Employment and Opportunity Commission) and DFEH (Department of Fair Employment and Housing),
  • Defending wage claims,
  • Appearing at civil service hearings,
  • Litigating employment matters through discovery, summary judgment, and trial.

Our litigators will work diligently on your behalf to resolve your legal matter outside of the courtroom in an effort to save you the time, expense, and aggravation of courtroom litigation. If out-of-court settlements fail or do not produce favorable results, we will pursue your case through jury or bench trials.

Contact our firm to arrange a consultation with one of our attorneys about your labor & employment law issue today.