In today's marketplace, our clients make every effort to avoid costly employment law disputes. We provide proactive guidance for employers of all sizes throughout the San Francisco Peninsula and Silicon Valley areas. We can review, revise or draft employment policy manuals that comply with state and federal employment laws.
Risk Management Services for Employers to Avoid Employment Law Disputes
There are many traps and pitfalls that catch small and large businesses off guard. It is critical for business owners and managers to have a working understanding of the laws to minimize risk in a wide variety of areas, including:
- Policies governing harassment, discrimination, retaliation and disability
- Classifications of workers as exempt and nonexempt employees
- ADA compliance and disputes
- Harassment claims
- Gender discrimination
- Codes of conduct in the workplace, including Internet usage
- Proper maintenance of personal records to mitigate risks
- Employment contract matters, including drafting appropriate noncompete and confidentiality agreements
- Rules regarding breaks and vacation and sick time
Representation of Employers and Employees in Employment Law Disputes
We represent employers and employees in all aspects of employment law disputes. Because we represent employees and employers alike, we have the ability to view each individual case from every angle. Our thoroughness in analyzing, investigating and reviewing each situation is a valuable asset in preparing a strong case for our clients from the outset.
We represent clients in a wide range of claims, including unpaid overtime and other wage and hour disputes, sexual harassment, unsafe work conditions and breaches of employment contracts.
The business-savvy lawyers at Coddington, Hicks & Danforth are particularly suited to helping resolve executive employment disputes. We rigorously represent businesses and executives in disputes involving employment contracts, separation agreements, noncompete agreements and confidentiality agreements.
Arrange Your Free Consultation With a Skilled Employment Law Attorney
For effective employer and employee representation, call Coddington, Hicks & Danforth in Redwood City at 650-592-5400 or send us an email using the online form. The free initial consultation is confidential. We represent clients in Silicon Valley, throughout the San Francisco Peninsula and across Northern California.