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Los Angeles Employer Defense Lawyers

Strong Advocates for Los Angeles Employers

EJP Law, P.C. is experienced in defending California employers against a range of employment claims, including contract disputes, shareholder agreements, wrongful termination, wage and hour class actions, and more. Our firm focuses on simplifying employment litigation to help clients focus on their business growth.

With in-depth knowledge of the evolving legal landscape, EJP Law, P.C. provides strategic advice to navigate legal challenges effectively. Our Los Angeles employer defense lawyers represent an aggressive litigation stance, aiming to prevent meritless lawsuits through early engagement with opposing counsel, achieving significant successes including summary judgments, voluntary dismissals, and victories at trial and on appeal, often without any payout required by clients.

Trusted Advice and Focused Representation

Employment law disputes can significantly impact a business’s financial health and reputation, causing disruptions that persist well beyond the resolution of the case. Our approach to every employment law matter is aimed at reducing our clients’ exposure to legal, financial, and reputational risks.

We meticulously prepare each case as if it will go to trial, leveraging our robust negotiation skills to secure fair outcomes that align with our client’s best interests. Our business attorneys excel in devising workplace policies that prevent future disputes, adhering to the principle that prevention is better than cure in employment law. Depend on our expertise for comprehensive advice on your rights and responsibilities as an employer, helping you minimize the risk of future legal challenges.

Defending Claims Of Wage & Hour Violations

If you face accusations from your employee or employees of breaching California’s wage and hour laws, you’re in a challenging and exposed situation. Our business lawyers have experience in defending businesses accused of infringing upon wage and hour regulations, among other labor laws, across a variety of issues.

  • Meal and Rest Periods
  • Tips
  • Sick, Vacation, Disability, and other paid Leaves
  • Reimbursement of Business Expenses
  • Overtime
  • Piece rate, flat rate, commissions, and on-call or standby time
  • Breach of Contract
  • Severance pay
  • Paystub compliance

Defending against wage and hour violations begins with a thorough examination of your business practices and policies to fortify your defense against such claims. Our attorneys will craft compelling arguments tailored to the specific facts of your case, aiming to robustly counter those allegations.

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Defending Misclassification Claims

Hiring an independent contractor offers businesses the benefit of completing work-related tasks without providing employment benefits like health insurance or retirement plans. However, treating contractors like employees could lead to misclassification claims. Understanding the boundaries of this relationship is crucial to avoid legal issues. EJP Law, P.C. offers legal assistance to businesses facing investigations, audits, or claims related to employment law, providing strategies to protect against employee misclassification claims and achieve favorable outcomes in litigation.

The Unsettling Truth: 52% Of All California Employers Will Face Employment-Related Claims

Many of these claims are entirely baseless. We recognize the frustration and injustice you may feel when, after dedicating yourself to building a thriving business, opportunistic ex-employees seek to undermine your success. That’s where EJP Law, P.C. steps in, dedicated to assisting California employers in getting these unfounded cases dismissed, allowing them to proceed and return to their business endeavors.

In California, the ramifications of such claims are significant. Under the state’s employment laws, there’s the added burden of potentially having to cover not only your legal fees but also those of the opposing party. However, this doesn’t mean you should concede defeat. From handling lawsuits filed by dissatisfied former employees to conducting workplace investigations and making termination decisions, our experience covers the full spectrum.

Contact Our Los Angeles Employer Defense Lawyers Today

In a world where employment-related disputes are becoming more common, it’s essential to have reliable legal counsel by your side. Our Los Angeles employer defense lawyers at EJP Law, P.C. understand the complexities of California employment law and can provide valuable guidance in navigating through these challenges.

Don’t let unfounded claims harm your business. Contact us today for a consultation and see how our legal expertise can work for you. Let us help you protect your rights and interests as an employer in California. Trust EJP Law, P.C. to provide the strong defense you need to overcome employment-related claims and achieve favorable outcomes in litigation. We are here to support you every step of the way. So don’t hesitate, reach out to us today for a consultation and to learn more about how we can help.