Ashley Bobo focuses her practice on employment litigation and counseling and represents employers and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of industries including retail, manufacturing, hospitality, restaurants, airlines, healthcare, staffing and managed services, private schools, esports developers, designers, musicians, writers and other creatives, and the new gig economy.
Ashley regularly provides in-depth and day-to-day advice to employers on employment law compliance and litigation avoidance, including advice on employee exempt and non-exempt classification, independent contractor status, complex pay practices and policies, wage statements, leaves of absence, drug and alcohol testing, meal and rest periods, alternative workweek scheduling, personnel records, discipline, trade secret disputes, termination and severance agreements. She guides employers in the development and implementation of employment practices, including drafting of employee handbooks, employment leave documentation; and conducts sexual harassment trainings, unconscious bias trainings, and workplace investigations.
As a litigator, Ashley defends employers in actions involving harassment, retaliation, discrimination, wrongful termination, wage and hour class actions and PAGA claims. She has represented clients before administrative agencies, including Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) and Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).