The employment group defends employers, large and small, in all aspects of state & federal litigation and claims throughout California and Nevada. Subject matters include discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, misclassification, wage and hour, unemployment, and worker’s compensation retaliation claims. From pre-claim investigation through administrative hearings or state and federal trials, we consistently obtain successful results for our clients. The group also provides counseling and advice to employers needing risk analysis, workplace investigations, and policy review and revision.
San Francisco Office Successfully Moves to Strike Employment Lawsuit Against Fortune 100 EmployerSan Francisco attorneys Greg Spallas and Anna Gehriger prevailed on behalf of a large employer client on a special motion to strike (pursuant to the Anti-SLAPP statute, California Code of Civil Procedure section 425.16) resulting...10Oct
Employment Attorneys Prevail Before the United States Supreme CourtIn October 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court denied plaintiff’s Petition for a Writ of Certiorari of a successful motion for summary judgment which San Francisco partner Gregory Spallas and associate Anna Gehriger had won in...
San Francisco Office Prevails on a Motion for Summary Judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern DistrictIn December 2012, the San Francisco office prevailed on a Motion for Summary Judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District against Plaintiff’s claims of age and disability based discrimination, harassment, retaliation and...1Jul
San Francisco Office Prevails on Motion for Summary Judgment in US District Court, Eastern District in Breach of Implied Contract CaseOn July 5, 2011, Gregory L. Spallas and Shivani Sutaria prevailed on a motion for summary judgment and obtained dismissal of a lawsuit against a large retail client in which Plaintiff alleged breach of implied-in-fact...
Firm Prevails on Motion for Summary Judgment in Nevada District Court Wrongful Termination CaseOn October 15, 2009, Gregory L. Spallas and Shivani Sutaria prevailed on a motion for summary judgment and obtained dismissal of a lawsuit against a firm client in which Plaintiff alleged sexual orientation discrimination and...