Employer Consulting And Advocacy
California’s employment and labor laws tend to favor the employee. It’s an ongoing challenge to comply with the regulations and keep your staff satisfied while still running a profitable enterprise.
Geurts Law Firm provides employment law consulting to Southern California businesses to prevent conflicts with employees or favorably and efficiently resolve disputes. Our firm gets many referrals from other corporate clients who appreciate our attentive service and dependable work.
Proactive Consulting On Employment Policy
Our employer-side practice is focused on preventive measures. Our lawyers and staff provide training and development for:
- Human resources (HR) manuals
- Customized employee policies
- Compliance with state and federal laws
- Disability accommodations
- Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Pregnancy and parental leave
- Noncompete and nonsolicitation agreements
- Nondisclosure agreements (NDAs)
- Severance packages
Clarity and attention to detail are critical in protecting your business from lawsuits and distracting conflicts. We help you put clear policies and procedures in place for responding to employee complaints or requests. Our lawyers can also advise on specific employment situations, such as layoffs involving employees in protected classes or terminating a problem employee without being sued for wrongful discharge.
Protecting Your Business In Employee Disputes
Even with the best-laid plans and policies, conflicts inevitably arise. We represent employers in claims of discrimination, sexual harassment or retaliation, wage and hour disputes, enforcement of employee covenants and other issues. Our trial attorneys are courtroom-tested, but litigation should be a last resort. We are experienced in negotiations, mediation and arbitration of employee conflicts, as well as representation in full-fledged trials. You can count on us for sound strategy and risk-benefit analysis so that you can make the best decisions for your company.
Guidance For Business Contracts And Transactions
In conjunction with employment and labor consulting, we counsel entrepreneurs and business owners on startup and transactional matters. These include business formation, business planning and operating agreements; contract negotiation, drafting and review; purchase or sale of businesses and business assets; acquisitions and restructuring. We likewise have experience in contract disputes and other business litigation.
Talk To Attorneys Who Understand The Employer Side
We understand the pressures of running a business, as well as the fine points of the law. We can help you prevent employment conflicts and protect your bottom line when issues arise.
We serve businesses of all sizes and all industries in Orange County and Los Angeles County, and also advise employers in Nevada and Utah. For a free initial consultation, call our Huntington Beach office at 714-660-4313 or contact us by email.