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Employment Litigation

The Employment Law Practice Group represents both public and private employers in all types of employment-related matters. McCormick Barstow is recognized as one of the leading defense firms in California and that reputation is evident in the wide range of employment matters handled by the Practice Group:

Defense of Civil Rights, Harassment, Discrimination Claims under State and Federal Law:

  • Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
  • Title IX of the Civil Rights Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • 42 U.S.C. Section 1983
  • The Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)
  • The Unruh Civil Rights Act
  • Violations of the Constitutional Rights to Free Speech, Due Process, Equal Protection

 

Defense of Charges in Administrative Proceedings - Equal Employment Opportunity ("EEOC") and Department of Fair Employment and Housing ("DFEH")



Representation of Employers at Administrative Law Hearings:

  • Civil Service Commission
  • Commission on Professional Competence
  • Division of Labor Standards Enforcement

 

Defense of State Tort Claims in the Employment Context:

  • Wrongful Termination
  • Fraud
  • Defamation
  • Misrepresentation
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
  • Invasion of Privacy
  • Breach of Contract
  • Whistle Blower Claims
  • Unfair Business Practices

 

Consultation Regarding Compliance with State and Federal Statutory and Regulatory Mandates

Defense of Claims under the Family and Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") and California Family Rights Act ("CFRA")

Preparation of Employment/Severance Contracts including Non-Competition Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements

Investigation of Harassment/Discrimination Complaints

Consultation Regarding Discipline/Termination of Employees

Defense of Labor Code Section 132a Actions

Prosecution of Suspension/Termination Proceedings Involving Classified Employees

Last Updated Friday, August 18, 2017 - 12:19 AM.
 

MEET OUR ATTORNEYS

 
Deborah Byron
Deborah A. Byron - Partner

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

Niki Cunningham
Niki E. Cunningham - Partner

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

Anthony DeMaria
Anthony N. DeMaria - Practice Group Chair - Denver

999 18th Street, Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202

(720) 282-8126 main
(720) 282-8127 fax

Matthew Hawkins
Matthew K. Hawkins - Partner

1125 I Street, Suite 1
Modesto, CA 95354

(209) 524-1100 main
(209) 524-1188 fax

Ryan Marshall
Ryan Marshall - Partner

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

David McNamara
David R. McNamara - Partner

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

Mart Oller, IV
Mart B. Oller, IV - Partner

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

Laura Stecker
Laura E. Stecker - Associate

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

Christina Tillman
Christina C. Tillman - Practice Group Chair - Labor & Employment Law Group

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

Laura Wolfe
Laura A. Wolfe - Partner

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax

Michael Woods
Michael G. Woods - Of Counsel

7647 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93720

(559) 433-1300 main
(559) 433-2300 fax