Attorneys

CEA works with a variety of labor law attorneys. We've listed them here for your convenience. Please mention CEA when you call them to see about discounted pricing.

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Employment Law

Cook Brown LLP

Terry A. Wills
Attorney
Employment Law
Sacramento, CA
916 442-3100
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Lisa Ryan
Attorney
Employment Law
Sacramento, CA
916 442-3100
Email Lisa

The Cook Brown LLP law firm specializes in labor and employment law which informs employers on matters across the entire spectrum of state and federal laws governing the workplace. Within the scope of our practice we advise clients about employee handbooks and personnel policies, trade secret protection, severance and mass layoffs, prevailing wages, overtime, and pay practices in general. We also represent employers confronting discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour, class action and other claims.

Ogletree, Deakins

Anthony DeCristoforo
Attorney
Employment Law
Nationwide
916-840-3141 

Our more than 800 lawyers in 52 offices across the United States, and in Canada, Mexico, and Europe work daily with employers in connection with their workplace needs. From traditional labor issues, to employment litigation, to workplace safety, to employee benefits and other areas, Ogletree Deakins has experienced professionals in all areas of labor and employment law who provide efficient, client-focused service.

The Law Office of Richard N. Grey

Richard Grey

Richard N. Grey
Attorney
Employment Law
Woodland Hills, CA
(818) 345 9780
The Grey Law Firm

Richard Grey specializes in business, labor and employment law, using a somewhat unique approach — the practice of preventive law. This involves the implementation of a specially designed system to be utilized by employer clientele, which will enable them to remain compliant with local, state and federal rules and regulations regarding employment and labor relations. This helps the employer to respond quickly and to any problems, and thereby significantly reduce the likelihood of potential employment-related lawsuits or claims. As an added benefit, the system will also empower and protect the rights of employees involved.

The Grey Law Office has provided invaluable counsel to various clients such as Original Tommy’s World Famous Hamburgers, Berkeley Hall School, AdvantagePlusCaregivers.com, Celebrity Homecare, Felbro Foods, Aloro Pet Clinic, Bee Darlin’, Inc., Casa de Carlos Restaurant, Concorde Communications, Dakota Backflow Company, Fume-a-Pest & Termite Control, Pet Orphans of Southern California, among many others. With over 40 years of experience, the Law Office of Richard N. Grey is ready to counsel, protect and defend your business.

The Grady Firm, P.C.


Jennifer A. Grady. Esq.
Attorney
Employment Law & Litigation,
Bi-Lingual & Immigration Law
Beverly Hills & San Diego, CA 
323-450-9010
The Grady Law Firm
Email Jennifer

As a third-generation entrepreneur, Jennifer A. Grady, Esq., founded The Grady Firm in 2012 as a one-stop shop for business owners with a focus on employment, business, and immigration law.  Ms. Grady and her staff pride themselves on excellent customer service, prompt response time to client inquiries, transparency, and attractive flat-fee or hourly rates. They are tech-savvy, yet patient with clients who prefer more traditional methods of communication, and work with clients throughout California via e-mail, conference call, or in-person meetings. The Grady Firm attorneys are licensed to practice employment and business law in California, and to practice immigration in all 50 US states.

Ms. Grady is a graduate of Loyola Law School, and holds a Mediation Certificate from the #1 ranked Straus Institute at Pepperdine University.  She is the Founder of the Women Entrepreneurs Club, and member of the Santa Monica and West Hollywood Chambers of Commerce.  She is bilingual, and conducts business and trainings in Spanish.

The Grady Firm offers the following services for clients throughout California with the goal of empowering and educating clients while mitigating potential lawsuits:

Employment Law
•    On-demand employment law advising (i.e. hiring, firing, accommodation)
•    On-site, classroom style sexual harassment training in English and Spanish (additional languages upon request)
•    Custom Employee Handbooks
•    Custom personnel file forms
•    Personnel file and employment practices audits
•    Wage and hour/employment lawsuit defense
•    Employment lawsuit defense
•    Pre-litigation negotiation and resolution of employer-employee disputes

Immigration Law
•    I-9 compliance
•    Employment visas: (H-1B, L-1, TN, J-1, O-1)
•    Investor visas (E-2, E-1)
•    Responding to Requests for Evidence from USCIS
•    Green Card and Naturalization applications

 

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz

Jenna H. Leyton-Jones, Esq.
Shareholder
Employment Law
San Diego, CA
Phone: 858-755-8500
Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz

Jenna represents a diverse spectrum of business entities in all aspects of employment litigation, including defense of claims involving discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour disputes and trade secret misappropriation. She also provides counseling to employers on a variety of day-to-day employment matters, and routinely lectures on employment law trends and developments at human resource seminars.

Jenna currently serves as the Vice President of Legislation for the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management, and is a recipient of the San Diego Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” and Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star” awards.

 

Employment Litigation

Cook Brown LLP

Terry A. Wills
Attorney
Employment Law
Sacramento, CA
916 442-3100
Email Terry
Lisa Ryan
Attorney
Employment Law
Sacramento, CA
916 442-3100
Email Lisa

The Cook Brown LLP law firm specializes in labor and employment law which informs employers on matters across the entire spectrum of state and federal laws governing the workplace. Within the scope of our practice we advise clients about employee handbooks and personnel policies, trade secret protection, severance and mass layoffs, prevailing wages, overtime, and pay practices in general. We also represent employers confronting discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour, class action and other claims.

The Grady Firm, P.C.


Jennifer A. Grady. Esq.
Attorney
Employment Law & Litigation,
Bi-Lingual & Immigration Law
Beverly Hills & San Diego, CA
323-450-9010
Web: http://www.gradyfirm.com/
Email Jennifer

As a third-generation entrepreneur, Jennifer A. Grady, Esq., founded The Grady Firm in 2012 as a one-stop shop for business owners with a focus on employment, business, and immigration law.  Ms. Grady and her staff pride themselves on excellent customer service, prompt response time to client inquiries, transparency, and attractive flat-fee or hourly rates. They are tech-savvy, yet patient with clients who prefer more traditional methods of communication, and work with clients throughout California via e-mail, conference call, or in-person meetings. The Grady Firm attorneys are licensed to practice employment and business law in California, and to practice immigration in all 50 US states.

Ms. Grady is a graduate of Loyola Law School, and holds a Mediation Certificate from the #1 ranked Straus Institute at Pepperdine University.  She is the Founder of the Women Entrepreneurs Club, and member of the Santa Monica and West Hollywood Chambers of Commerce.  She is bilingual, and conducts business and trainings in Spanish.

The Grady Firm helps employers resolve disputes with employees without resorting to the court system, and defends employees when they are sued by their current and former employees in the following areas.

•    Wage and Hour lawsuit defense
•    Employment lawsuit defense
•    Pre-litigation negotiation and resolution of employer-employee disputes

Jones Helsley PC


Michael S. Helsley
Employment Litigation
8365 N. Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93720
Phone: 559-233-4800
Email:Micheal

Concentrating in Employment Litigation, Civil Litigation and Labor Law. Michael S. Helsley is a shareholder at Jones Helsley PC, and is head of its Employment Litigation practice.  Mr. Helsley is admitted to practice law in the State of California, United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and all United States District Courts of California.  In his civil practice, Mr. Helsley focuses on complex litigation matters in federal or state court, including employment litigation and commercial cases.  Mr. Helsley represents national, regional and local employers in wage and hour class actions, race, gender, national origin and disability discrimination cases, sexual harassment cases, breach of contract, wrongful termination and other employment matters.  Mr. Helsley also represents employers in labor matters.  

Mr. Helsley’s practice includes advising employers on various wage and hour and employment-related issues, including internal and external employee investigations.  Mr. Helsley also represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation, including antitrust and unfair competition matters. Mr. Helsley has also represented Tribal governments and prevailed in handling employment matters and litigation regarding sovereign immunity. Mr. Helsley has successful jury trial and appellate experience in federal and state courts.

Bi-Lingual Employment Law

The Grady Firm, P.C.


Jennifer A. Grady. Esq.
Attorney
Employment Law & Litigation,
Bi-Lingual & Immigration Law
Beverly Hills & San Diego, CA
323-450-9010
Web: http://www.gradyfirm.com/
Email Jennifer

As a third-generation entrepreneur, Jennifer A. Grady, Esq., founded The Grady Firm in 2012 as a one-stop shop for business owners with a focus on employment, business, and immigration law.  Ms. Grady and her staff pride themselves on excellent customer service, prompt response time to client inquiries, transparency, and attractive flat-fee or hourly rates. They are tech-savvy, yet patient with clients who prefer more traditional methods of communication, and work with clients throughout California via e-mail, conference call, or in-person meetings. The Grady Firm attorneys are licensed to practice employment and business law in California, and to practice immigration in all 50 US states.

Ms. Grady is a graduate of Loyola Law School, and holds a Mediation Certificate from the #1 ranked Straus Institute at Pepperdine University.  She is the Founder of the Women Entrepreneurs Club, and member of the Santa Monica and West Hollywood Chambers of Commerce.  She is bilingual, and conducts business and trainings in Spanish.

The Grady Firm offers the following services for clients throughout California with the goal of empowering and educating clients while mitigating potential lawsuits:

Employment Law
•    On-demand employment law advising (i.e. hiring, firing, accommodation)
•    On-site, classroom style sexual harassment training in English and Spanish (additional languages upon request)
•    Custom Employee Handbooks
•    Custom personnel file forms
•    Personnel file and employment practices audits
•    Wage and hour/employment lawsuit defense

Immigration Law

The Grady Firm, P.C.


Jennifer A. Grady. Esq.
Attorney
Employment Law & Litigation,
Bi-Lingual & Immigration Law
Beverly Hills & San Diego, CA
323-450-9010
Web: http://www.gradyfirm.com/
Email Jennifer

As a third-generation entrepreneur, Jennifer A. Grady, Esq., founded The Grady Firm in 2012 as a one-stop shop for business owners with a focus on employment, business, and immigration law.  Ms. Grady and her staff pride themselves on excellent customer service, prompt response time to client inquiries, transparency, and attractive flat-fee or hourly rates. They are tech-savvy, yet patient with clients who prefer more traditional methods of communication, and work with clients throughout California via e-mail, conference call, or in-person meetings. The Grady Firm attorneys are licensed to practice employment and business law in California, and to practice immigration in all 50 US states.

Ms. Grady is a graduate of Loyola Law School, and holds a Mediation Certificate from the #1 ranked Straus Institute at Pepperdine University.  She is the Founder of the Women Entrepreneurs Club, and member of the Santa Monica and West Hollywood Chambers of Commerce.  She is bilingual, and conducts business and trainings in Spanish.

The Grady Firm offers the following services for clients throughout California with the goal of empowering and educating clients while mitigating potential lawsuits:

Immigration Law
•    I-9 compliance
•    Employment visas: (H-1B, L-1, TN, J-1, O-1)
•    Investor visas (E-2, E-1)
•    Responding to Requests for Evidence from USCIS
•    Green Card and Naturalization applications

 
 

List by Location

Northern California

Cook Brown LLP


Terry A. Wills
Attorney
Employment Law
Sacramento, CA
916 442-3100
Email Terry

Terry Wills concentrates on defending companies and management in wrongful discharge, discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuits in state and federal courts and arbitration, while providing advice to clients on a variety of personnel matters, including wage and hour issues, unfair competition and trade secret protections, employee benefits, employment contracts, drug testing, leaves of absence, disability, terminations, discipline, reductions in force and severance arrangements.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Wills clerked for the Chief Administrative Law Judge for the U.S. Department of Labor in San Francisco and practiced labor and employment law on behalf of management clients in Los Angeles.

Ogletree, Deakins

Anthony J. DeCristoforo
Attorney
Employment Law
Nationwide
916-840-3141 

Our more than 800 lawyers in 52 offices across the United States, and in Canada, Mexico, and Europe work daily with employers in connection with their workplace needs. From traditional labor issues, to employment litigation, to workplace safety, to employee benefits and other areas, Ogletree Deakins has experienced professionals in all areas of labor and employment law who provide efficient, client-focused service.
 

Central California

Jones Helsley PC

Michael S. Helsley
Employment Litigation
8365 N. Fresno St
Fresno, CA 93720
Phone: 559-233-4800
Email:Micheal

Concentrating in Employment Litigation, Civil Litigation and Labor Law. Michael S. Helsley is a shareholder at Jones Helsley PC, and is head of its Employment Litigation practice.  Mr. Helsley is admitted to practice law in the State of California, United States Courts of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and all United States District Courts of California.  In his civil practice, Mr. Helsley focuses on complex litigation matters in federal or state court, including employment litigation and commercial cases.  Mr. Helsley represents national, regional and local employers in wage and hour class actions, race, gender, national origin and disability discrimination cases, sexual harassment cases, breach of contract, wrongful termination and other employment matters.  Mr. Helsley also represents employers in labor matters.  

Mr. Helsley’s practice includes advising employers on various wage and hour and employment-related issues, including internal and external employee investigations.  Mr. Helsley also represents plaintiffs and defendants in complex commercial litigation, including antitrust and unfair competition matters. Mr. Helsley has also represented Tribal governments and prevailed in handling employment matters and litigation regarding sovereign immunity. Mr. Helsley has successful jury trial and appellate experience in federal and state courts.

Southern California

Pettit Kohn Ingrassia & Lutz

Jenna H. Leyton-Jones, Esq.
Shareholder
Employment Law
San Diego, CA
Phone: 858-755-8500
Web: www.pettitkohn.com

Jenna represents a diverse spectrum of business entities in all aspects of employment litigation, including defense of claims involving discrimination, retaliation, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour disputes and trade secret misappropriation. She also provides counseling to employers on a variety of day-to-day employment matters, and routinely lectures on employment law trends and developments at human resource seminars.

Jenna currently serves as the Vice President of Legislation for the San Diego Society for Human Resource Management, and is a recipient of the San Diego Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar” and Super Lawyers’ “Rising Star” awards.

The Grady Firm, P.C.



Jennifer A. Grady. Esq.
Attorney
Employment Law & Litigation,
Bi-Lingual & Immigration Law
Beverly Hills & San Diego, CA
323-450-9010
Web: http://www.gradyfirm.com/
Email Jennifer

As a third-generation entrepreneur, Jennifer A. Grady, Esq., founded The Grady Firm in 2012 as a one-stop shop for business owners with a focus on employment, business, and immigration law.  Ms. Grady and her staff pride themselves on excellent customer service, prompt response time to client inquiries, transparency, and attractive flat-fee or hourly rates. They are tech-savvy, yet patient with clients who prefer more traditional methods of communication, and work with clients throughout California via e-mail, conference call, or in-person meetings. The Grady Firm attorneys are licensed to practice employment and business law in California, and to practice immigration in all 50 US states.

Ms. Grady is a graduate of Loyola Law School, and holds a Mediation Certificate from the #1 ranked Straus Institute at Pepperdine University.  She is the Founder of the Women Entrepreneurs Club, and member of the Santa Monica and West Hollywood Chambers of Commerce.  She is bilingual, and conducts business and trainings in Spanish.

The Law Office of Richard N. Grey

Richard Grey

Richard N. Grey
Attorney
Employment Law
Woodland Hills, CA
(818) 345 9780
The Grey Law Firm

Richard Grey specializes in business, labor and employment law, using a somewhat unique approach — the practice of preventive law. This involves the implementation of a specially designed system to be utilized by employer clientele, which will enable them to remain compliant with local, state and federal rules and regulations regarding employment and labor relations. This helps the employer to respond quickly and to any problems, and thereby significantly reduce the likelihood of potential employment-related lawsuits or claims. As an added benefit, the system will also empower and protect the rights of employees involved.

The Grey Law Office has provided invaluable counsel to various clients such as Original Tommy’s World Famous Hamburgers, Berkeley Hall School, AdvantagePlusCaregivers.com, Celebrity Homecare, Felbro Foods, Aloro Pet Clinic, Bee Darlin’, Inc., Casa de Carlos Restaurant, Concorde Communications, Dakota Backflow Company, Fume-a-Pest & Termite Control, Pet Orphans of Southern California, among many others. With over 40 years of experience, the Law Office of Richard N. Grey is ready to counsel, protect and defend your business.

 


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