Environmental Law

  • Environmental Law on Behalf Of Public and Private Entities
    • Water Districts, School Districts, Counties and Cities
    • Corporations, small businesses, developers
    • Individual victims of chemical exposure, asbestos; toxic torts
  • Local, State and Federal Administrative Law and Regulation
  • Environmental Crimes
    • Strategies to Prevent Environmental Crimes
    • Defense of Environmental Crimes
  • Complex Multi-Party Environmental Cost Recovery
  • Air, Land and Water Pollution Enforcement and Litigation
  • Advocacy Before AQMD, CALEPA, CAL OHSA, DTSC, Regional Water Boards and USEPA
  • Legislative Advocacy Before Local, State and Federal Governmental Agencies and State and Federal Legislative Bodies
  • Real Estate, Zoning and Land Use (CEQA and NEPA)
  • Counseling and Advocacy of State and Federal Endangered Species Laws and Regulations
  • Confidential Internal Environmental and Compliance Audits

Independent Internal Investigations For Public And Private Entities

  • Investigation and Due Diligence to Uncover Abusive Practices
  • Confidential Audits to Identify and Prevent Mismanagement, Labor and Environmental Liability
  • Crisis Management

Civil And Criminal Litigation

  • State and Federal Court
  • Complex Multi-Party Civil Litigation
  • Defense of Environmental and OSHA Crimes

Occupational Safety and Health Compliance

  • Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA) counseling, liability prevention.
  • Strategies to help keep your Workplace Safe
  • Administrative Advocacy and negotiation before State and Federal OSHA
  • Internal OSHA Audits to prevent liability
  • Criminal Defense of OSHA Crimes

Labor & Employment

  • Labor Code Employment Counseling and Liability Prevention
  • Workers Compensation Counseling and Insurance
  • Wrongful Termination
    • Retaliation
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Age discrimination
    • Disability discrimination and accommodation
    • Defamation
  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Employment discrimination class actions
  • Whistleblower Litigation
  • Noncompete Agreements and Trade Secrets
  • Appeals, post-trial briefings and litigation management
  • Labor-management relations
  • ERISA and employee benefits
  • Family and Medical Leave
  • Negotiation and Drafting of Executive Compensation Packages and Agreements
  • Indemnification Rights
  • Privacy Rights
  • Governmental Investigations by Administrative Agencies
  • Review and Counsel regarding Employee Handbooks

Legislative Advocacy & Regulatory Strategies

  • Legislative Advocacy & Regulatory Strategies
  • Help define problems; identify and advocate for sources of funding and grants
  • Educate legislators and elected leaders on legislative options
  • Target obstacles and help identify alliances
  • Drafting of State and Federal Statutes and Local Ordinances
  • Public Relations and Message Development