Labor and Employment

Gerard Fox Law's Labor and Employment Group represents employers in a wide variety of labor and employment matters.  We counsel our clients on compliance with equal opportunity laws and we successfully defend employers when they are faced with discrimination, wrongful termination, workers’ compensation, EEOC, and other regulatory claims.  We offer extensive and innovative training programs to allow clients to take precautionary measures to avoid litigation.  We provide expert assistance in handling claims involving race, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, and national origin issues, and are tenacious litigators if those claims turn into lawsuits.  We are adept at handling privacy and safety matters and work closely with our employer clients when an OSHA incident occurs.  Our lawyershave extensive governmental experience and understand how the EEOC and other state and federal agencies think.

Gerard Fox Law's Labor and Employment lawyers help our clients avoid claims by counseling them as to best practices.  When a claim or suit occurswhether brought by an employee or a by governmental agency—our lawyers resolve labor and employment issues quickly and efficiently.

We assist our clients in reviewing the company’s legal compliance with: 

  • Wage and Hour
  • Employment Policies and Forms Review
  • Fair Employment Practices
  • Pay Equity and Discrimination
  • Disability Analysis and Accommodation
  • Leave Administration
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Affirmative Action and Diversity Programs
  • I-9 Compliance
  • Performance, Discipline and Terminations
  • Employee Privacy and HIPAA Compliance
  • Office Security and Workplace Searches
  • Pre-employment Assessments, including Offer Letters
  • Personnel and Payroll Records
  • Performance Reviews
  • Whistleblower Protection
  • Reporting Policies Regarding Claims of Harassment and Discrimination
  • Counseling on the Proper Status of Workers as Employees or Independent Contractors, and Drafting Employment and Independent Contractor Agreements

Breyon J. Davis

Los Angeles

Cathy Chittenden

Los Angeles