Employment Law Attorneys Serving Los Angeles, California
Lerner & Weiss’ years of experience to masterfully guide our clients through every stage of an employment law case, reviewing the allegations and client business practices, helping quantify the risk, developing creative strategies, and examining the business ramifications. We make sure employers fully understand their rights before addressing contentious employment law issues to ensure we are securing outcomes that protect their best interests as well as their bottom line. We serve those in the Los Angeles area, including the communities of Woodland Hills, Ventura County, and, Santa Ana County.
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Employment Document Preparation
Although there can never be a guarantee that an employee won’t file a lawsuit, we believe that carefully prepared contracts certainly minimize the risk. We also recognize that each business is unique, and we work to be sure your contracts reflect your specific needs regarding your employees.
Lerner & Weiss assists clients with developing Employee Policy and Procedure Handbooks, Employment Training Manuals, Employment Contracts, Termination and Severance Agreements, Compensation Agreements, and other agreements necessary to keep the client in compliance with Local, State, and Federal law.
The employment lawyers at our firm have significant experience preparing employment contracts, policies, handbooks, and manuals for businesses in compliance with all relevant local, state, and federal laws as well as industry-specific regulations.
Our purpose is to put mechanisms in place to prevent expensive and time-consuming employment litigation whenever possible.
Aggressive Defense of Employers’ Rights
No matter how carefully your employment contracts, handbooks, and training manuals are prepared, allegations of misconduct by current or former employees are always a real possibility.
We recognize that litigation is time-consuming and emotionally draining. We strive to take that burden off of your shoulders and put it on ours as we work tirelessly to resolve your issues. This will allow you to continue doing the job of keeping your business up and running.
As a full-service employer defense law firm, we have successfully defended clients in a variety of employee-initiated matters, including:
Wage and hour
Intentional infliction of emotional distress
Unfair labor practices
We thoroughly investigate all allegations and represent our clients at administrative hearings, arbitration, or trial. Our creativity and knowledge allow us to solve issues in a creative, as well as common-sense manner to avoid litigation when possible.
We have the experience you will want and need standing by your side to minimize any disruption of your business by taking the pressure off of you as much as possible while protecting your rights during the litigation process.
Employer Defense In Employment Litigation Cases
We have litigated cases successfully concerning complaints alleging wrongful discharge; breach of employment contract; misclassification of individuals as independent contractors; theft of trade secrets; breach of confidentiality and non-compete agreements; workplace violence; negligent hiring and retention; discrimination based on age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, compensation and benefits; and virtually any other matter relating to the relationship between employers and their applicants, employees, and former employees. We also have extensive experience successfully litigating cases of libel, slander, defamation, assault and battery, false arrest, and any other issue that arises out of or relates to the employment relationship.
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Employer-Generated Lawsuits Against Former Employees
Unfortunately, as an employer, you may discover that present or former employees have violated one or more provisions in their employment contracts.
In these situations, litigation is often required to assert and protect your rights as an employer. Our employer rights attorneys can help you in matters related to:
Trade secrets. Protection of your intellectual property often requires intensive and complex investigation before filing an infringement lawsuit.
Noncompete. Enforcement of noncompete provisions in employment contracts. Some courts treat these more favorably than others.
Employee misconduct. Investigation into allegations that one or more of your employees has engaged in workplace violations, including employee misconduct such as harassment, violence, or theft.
Our Approach to Representation
At Lerner & Weiss APC, we treat you as though you are our partner. We recognize that each case has its own personal individual circumstances and work to represent you from a level of understanding.
Not only do our employment lawyers bring decades of experience successfully asserting and defending employers’ rights to the table, but we also provide you with the individualized attention you, your business, and your case deserves.
Speak to An Experienced Employment Attorney Today
Employment law is a complex and nuanced legal area. At Lerner & Weiss APC, our attorneys have a track record of success representing employers throughout California and have earned a reputation within the legal community for effectiveness, efficiency and integrity. Contact us online to speak to an employment lawyer today.