Class action defense, wage and hour claims, harassment and discrimination claims, policy development, advice and counseling

Van Vleck & Zaller LLP has experience in defending Companies of all sizes with their employment-related needs. The Firm represents clients throughout California in nearly almost every type of employment related litigation, investigations, governmental hearings, and counseling.

As a result, the Firm strives to prevent lawsuits by working with its clients to ensure that its policies and procedures are compliant with California law as well as offers advice and counseling regarding a variety of employment issues. The Firm believes that these preventive measures put its clients in the best possible position in the unfortunate event legal action is initiated against them.

Simply put, Van Vleck & Zaller is uniquely positioned to assist and defend California-based employers in the following areas:

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Class Action & Complex Litigation

  • Class action California Labor Code litigation
  • Private Attorney General Act claims
  • Wage and hour claims
  • Meal and rest breaks
  • Off-the-clock
  • Exempt/non-exempt classifications
  • Unfair competition
  • Unequal pay
  • Discrimination
  • Nonsoliciation and non-competition agreements
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General Employment Litigation

  • Represent clients in all state and federal courts in California
  • Represent clients in governmental investigations and audits, such as the Department of Labor, EDD, and OSHA
  • Harassment, discrimination and retaliation
  • Disability discrimination
  • Whistle blowing
  • Wrongful termination
  • FMLA/CFRA leave and reasonable accommodations
  • Embezzlement and misappropriation of assets and trade secrets

Training & Advice

  • Employment law updates
  • Employment law and sexual harassment training
  • Employment counseling
  • Employment practices audits
  • Handbook and new hire packet development
  • Management training on wage and hour issues, leaves, and employee discipline