Labor & Employment

Our premier labor and employment practice focuses exclusively on management-side employment law. We partner regularly with clients in a wide variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, health care, senior housing and care, finance, transportation and logistics, government and public agency.

We represent prominent national clients, as well as clients with a statewide and regional presence. We proudly have many longstanding client relationships, including some lasting more than 30 years.

Our attorneys have a reputation for strategic thinking, problem solving and leading edge advocacy. We provide a comprehensive range of services, including complex class action litigation defense, single and multi-plaintiff litigation defense, representation in arbitrations and other traditional labor law matters in unionized workplaces, and employment law advice and counseling.

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Rights and Impact Litigation
  • Complex Employment Class Actions
    • Employment Discrimination Class Actions
    • FLSA Collective Actions
    • PAGA Representative Actions
    • Wage and Hour & Meal and Rest Break Class Actions
  • Contractual Employment Arbitrations
  • Disability Accessibility Issues
  • Disability and Reasonable Accommodation Litigation
  • Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Litigation, including EEOC and DFEH Matters
  • Employee Benefits Litigation
  • Employment Agreements
  • Employment Law Advice and Counseling, including Managing Leaves of Absence, Discipline, Performance and Separation
  • Harassment Investigations and Trainings
  • Labor Arbitrations
  • NLRB Hearings and PERB Hearings
  • Personnel Policies and Handbook Review
  • Reductions in Force and Layoffs
  • Trade Secrets and Unfair Competition
  • Union and Collective Bargaining Matters
  • Wage and Hour Advice and Litigation, including Class Actions, Labor Commissioner Claims, and DLSE and DOL Investigations
  • Whistleblower Litigation



Primary Contact

Alfonso Estrada Partner
Los Angeles
213-395-7633 Direct Phone
213-395-7618 Fax

Related Practices

Employee Benefits

Litigation & Dispute Resolution

Employment Class Actions


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