State And Federal Employment Law
Any business with a significant number of employees faces significant risk of employment litigation. Attorneys at O'Connor and Associates enjoy a large fund of experience from which to draw in determining appropriate strategies in employment litigation.
Our lawyers have tried cases on behalf of both employer and employee in a variety of subject matter areas ranging from racial, gender, age and disability discrimination to wrongful termination and wage and hour disputes.
John O’Connor has tried a variety of employment cases since 1973, including matters in both federal and state courts. His employment law successes include:
- Obtained a $1,300,000 verdict for his client on a defamation, wrongful termination counterclaim in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (San Francisco).
- Obtained a defense verdict in an age discrimination case in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (San Francisco).
We stand ready to assist in counseling on and litigating employment matters involving both unusual or complex issues and more regularly encountered employment disputes.
Our Firm’s Experience
We have helped our clients navigate through a web of federal, state and municipal employment issues, as well as a variety of litigation claims. The firm has experience in cases involving a wide range of allegations, including:
- Age discrimination
- Racial discrimination
- Gender discrimination
- Reverse discrimination
- Failure to provide disability accommodation
- Wrongful termination
- Breach of contract
- Employer retaliation
Because these cases tend to present unique fact patterns, skill and experience in developing strategies, assessing facts and applying legal principles can be critical to the outcome. O'Connor and Associates has significant experience in both litigating and trying complex issues involving discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination and disability accommodation. We stand ready to consult on these important employment issues.