Boutin Jones INC., Attorneys at Law

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Employment Law

Employment Litigation

The litigators in the Boutin Jones Employment Law Group are widely respected for their strong advocacy of our employer clients. Our attorneys have experience in complex litigation, including class action defense. Our litigators routinely:

Respond to and defend against claims filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the U. S. Department of Labor, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office, the Public Employment Relations Board, the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Defend employers against individual employment claims in state and federal court, and in mediation/private arbitration proceedings, regarding discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, defamation, invasion of privacy, wage and hour violations, and breach of contract.

Prosecute and defend against claims of unfair competition, trade secrets, and intellectual property rights.

Represent employers in state and federal court in public accommodation civil rights suits.

Representative Experience Employment Litigation

Lead counsel in countless lawsuits alleging sexual harassment, discrimination (including disability, race and gender), retaliation (including whistleblower, workers’ compensation and workplace safety related claims), wage and hour violations on an individual and class-wide basis and family leave law violations.

Disposed of multiple lawsuits on summary judgment and at the pleadings stage in state and federal court, and successfully and efficiently resolved multiple lawsuits on favorable terms prior to trial.

Prosecuted matters arising under the Uniform Trade Secrets Act and unfair competition laws.

Defended multiple claims of harassment and discrimination before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Department of Fair Employment & Housing, wage and hour disputes before the California Labor Commissioner and discrimination claims before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.