Employment Practice Group

Lewitt Hackman’s Employment Practice Group Attorneys represent and advise employers in all matters arising from employee claims. Our attorneys are particularly experienced in defending businesses at administrative hearings or during pre-trial investigations and litigation should workers allege:

  • Wrongful Termination
  • Harassment
  • Discrimination
  • Wage and Hour Violations
  • Breach of Employment Contracts
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
  • Interference
  • Defamation
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Infliction of Emotional Distress

Employer Defense Litigation

We also defend wrongful termination claims under California Labor Code §132a made within the workers’ compensation system. The Employment Law Department further defends employers charged by state or federal government agencies for alleged violations of labor and employment laws, such as wage and hour, employment discrimination and harassment.

On a daily basis, we assist business owners with drafting the following documents in an effort to prevent future claims:

  • Applications for Employment
  • Confidentiality Agreements
  • Employee Handbooks
  • Executive Compensation
  • Management Training Manuals
  • Non-solicitation Agreements
  • Policies, Procedures & Guidelines
  • Severance Agreements

Our employment defense attorneys are ready to provide counsel pertaining to engaging temporary staff, interviewing, recruitment and hiring, conducting and documenting employee evaluations, administering discipline, making terminations, and maintaining personnel files — as well as compliance with state and federal legislation regarding:

  • Wage & Hour
  • Workers Compensation
  • Unemployment
  • Employment Drug Testing
  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • WARN Acts

Lewitt Hackman’s California Employment Law Attorneys conduct seminars and provide on-site training on avoiding and responding to claims of harassment, discrimination and retaliation, wage and hour administration, how to avoid litigation for wrongful termination and new employment laws. We are state bar accredited MCLE providers.

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We also handle

  • Administrative Hearings
  • Breach of Contract
  • Class Action Litigation
  • Discrimination
  • Discipline
  • Employee Classification
  • Employee Policies & Procedures
  • Harassment & Retaliation
  • Hiring and Firing Practices
  • Misappropriation of Trade Secrets
  • Management Training
  • Personnel Administration
  • Recruitment
  • State & Federal Regulations Compliance
  • Temporary Employees

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