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Employment Law Advice and Litigation

Business Litigation

An Experienced and Affordable Employment Lawyer

At Phillips Law, we offer counseling and litigation defense on all aspects of employment law and HR-related issues, including:

  • compliance, prevention and litigation avoidance advice
  • workplace investigations of allegations of harassment, discrimination, retaliation and workplace misconduct
  • management and employee training workshops on all employment law and HR-related issues, including mandatory sexual harassment training(AB 1825)
  • employment applications and the hiring process; employee handbooks and agreements/forms; independent contractors; overtime; meal and rest breaks and other wage/hour matters; trade secrets; non-compete and non-solicitation; leaves of absence; disability accommodation; performance management, discipline and employee terminations; workplace safety and certain workers compensation matters
  • aggressive but fair representation before all federal and California courts and administrative agencies
  • public speaking and workshops for business, human resources and professional groups on employment law issues and news

As an experienced civil litigator, Phillips is ready and willing to take business litigation conflicts to court as needed. However, in the majority of cases, he brings about positive outcomes for clients through mediation, arbitration, and other forms of alternative dispute resolution. The long-term health of his clients’ businesses is Phillips’ foremost consideration in every business dispute.

  • Single and multiple plaintiff cases, both plaintiff and defense, with considerable trial experience
  • Complex and class actions
  • Advice, counseling, litigation avoidance and business auditing
  • Contract drafting and negotiations
  • Drafting of a full range of successful pleadings and motions
  • Fact investigation and Audits
  • Deposition preparation, taking and defense
  • Witness preparation and hearing/pre-trial preparation
  • Settlement negotiations and mediations
  • Court appearances
  • Administrative hearings
  • Published contributor to legal articles and client education materials
  • Active pro bono practice