Thomas Employment Law P.C. is a premiere employment litigation defense boutique in Southern California. We are highly-regarded for our focused, aggressive representation of employers. When the stakes are high, we are at the top of the short list of “go-to” firms for employers.
Our firm breaks apart high-stakes employment law disputes and resolves them strategically, cost-consciously and with integrity. Our attorneys are experts in California’s complex body of employment law and thought leaders in emerging tactics in employment litigation.
California Pizza Kitchen, the Café Gratitude and Gracias Madre restaurant group, the Taste and Tortilla Republic restaurant group, Jerry’s Famous Deli, Inc., Hugo’s restaurants, Soho House West Hollywood and Cecconi’s restaurant are some of the employers who have entrusted us with their legal challenges.
We practice in the full range of employment law disputes under federal and California law, including wage and hour suits (unpaid wage, overtime, meal and rest break claims, etc.), claims of discrimination, harassment and retaliation, wrongful termination suits, disability accommodation disputes, etc. We defend employers in actions brought by individual employees or former employees and actions brought as representative or class actions.
We represent clients in many industries, and have particular expertise in these sectors:
- Hospitality – restaurants, bars, nightclubs, hotels, catering, etc.
- Professional Services – law firms, medical practices, accounting firms, engineering firms, etc.
- Technology & Media
- Wholesale and Retail – apparel, consumer products, etc.
Whether you’re an employer confronting a lawsuit or arbitration, a federal or state agency investigation, or the need to take high risk personnel actions, we offer you sophisticated, strategic legal representation.
About Our Clients
- California Pizza Kitchen
- Cecconi’s West Hollywood Restaurant
- Cheebo Restaurant
- E G Hospitality:Taste Restaurants, Tortilla Republic Grill & Tequileria restaurants, Pizzetta Pizza & Pastaria
- Gracias Madre Restaurant – San Francisco
- Here West Hollywood Lounge
- Hugo’s Restaurants Group
- Jerry’s Famous Deli
- La Petite Boulangerie Bakery
- le “Relais de l’Entrecote” U.S.A.
- Love Serve Remember, LLC Group: Cafe Gratitude Restaurants, Gracias Madre Restaurant – West Hollywood
- Sakura Ichi Japanese Cuisine
- Soho House West Hollywood Private Members Club
- Bennett & Erdman Law Firm
- Davidovich & Associates Engineering Firm
- Goldberg, Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP Law Firm
- The Elizabeth Rose Agency
- Koontz Hardware
- L.A.S.C. (Los Angeles Sporting Club) Men’s Clothing
- New Zealand Natural Goods Food Importer
- Piccone Apparel Corp. Women’s Swimwear Wholesaler
Technology & Media
- Megatrax Production Music
- Burbank Therapy Center
- Gary Motykie MD, a Medical Corporation Cosmetic Practice
- Medquick Prescription Shoppe, Inc.
- Motykie Med SpaSurgery on Sunset Plastic Surgery Practice
- Valley Corf Outpatient Rehabilitation Center
- West LA Hand Center
- Christopher Street West Association, Inc.
- Friendly House LA Women’s Sober Living
- GLEH (Gay & Lesbian Elder Housing)
- L.A. ShantiLos Angeles Youth Network
- St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, Westwood, California
- West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
Firm Practice Areas
- Employment Law - Management