Employment Law

The Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, APC represents plaintiffs and defendants in employment litigation. With experience prosecuting and defending employment related litigation on behalf of individuals, shareholders, businesses, corporations, and corporate officers, we offer the knowledge of a large firm with the personal attention and efficiency of a small firm. Moreover, we believe our experience prosecuting employment litigation makes us better at defending it and vice versa because the Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, APC has insight into the mindset and litigation leverage points of both corporate and individual defendants and employment litigation plaintiffs.

If you are an employee, shareholder or corporate officer whose legal rights have been violated, the Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, APC will be dedicated to aggressively and effectively prosecuting your interests at all times. Moreover, the Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, APC is keenly aware of the stress and strains of litigation on parties, and so we strive to provide a high level of personal attention so you are properly informed throughout our representation.

If you are an employer, business or corporation that has been sued, the Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, APC will be committed to aggressively defending your interests in a cost efficient manner. As a small firm, we can work closely with you to identify how the litigation fits in the overall scheme of your business so we can develop an effective strategy and litigation plan that takes into account both your legal and business interests.

The Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, APC is also available to prepare and review employment related contracts for employers, employees and independent contractors.

Recent Results

When a company employee and union steward's medical records were mailed to thousands of his coworkers by another employee in violation of his rights, including under the Americans With Disabilities Act, he turned to the Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn, to seek justice on his behalf. Employing cutting edge, aggressive and efficient litigation strategies for the employee plaintiff, the Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn defeated the individual defendant's Anti-SLAPP motion after obtaining leave of Court to take her deposition, obtain documents and subpoena third party records; exhausted the union member's administrative remedies on his claims against the defendant union entities; and ultimately obtained a tremendous settlement at a very early stage of litigation for the employee plaintiff that included a substantial monetary recovery and injunctive relief. Trials Digest called this a "notable" settlement and featured it on the cover of the June 25, 2012 issue. This settlement was also featured in the June 22, 2012 issue of the Daily Journal.

A California based company and its officers were sued by a former business partner and officer seeking hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensatory damages for, among other things, breach of fiduciary duty, breach of contract, and violation of California's Unfair Competition law. With the trial in this California civil action scheduled to begin in less than two months, the company and its officer retained the Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn as trial counsel. Using aggressive and effective motion and deposition practice, the Law Offices of Gerald S. Ohn obtained a highly favorable settlement for its clients of essentially one thousand dollars on the eve of trial.