Emphasizing California Labor
and Employment Law

Porter Law Group helps employers resolve their labor-related problems quickly and effectively. We strongly believe that prevention is the best policy. By establishing a proper foundation for dealing with employment issues, many problems can be avoided before they arise. We provide employers such pre-litigation services as the drafting of employee handbooks, employment contracts, confidentiality agreements, drug testing policies, illness or injury prevention programs, management policies and instructions for properly implementing these policies.

Our areas of practice include:
  • Employee problem prevention
  • Development of employment policies and practices
  • Employee handbooks
  • At-will employment
  • Employment contracts
  • Confidentiality agreements
  • Non-competition stake holder agreements
  • Employee discipline
  • Anti-discrimination policies
  • Exempt vs. non-exempt determinations
  • Illness & Injury Prevention Programs
  • Overtime, meal, and rest period compliance
  • Family and medical leave laws
  • Drug testing policies
  • Prevailing wage enforcement and compliance
  • Employee benefits
Defense of:
  • Wrongful termination claims
  • Discrimination claims
  • Harassment claims
  • Civil rights claims
  • Labor Commissioner claims
  • Wage and overtime claims
  • Certified payroll violation claims
  • OSHA claims
  • Non-covered Workers’ Compensation claims
  • Labor Code 132a claims
  • Labor Code 4553 (Serious and Willful) claims
  • Dual gate disputes
  • Litigation, arbitration and mediation
  • PAGA claims

Porter Law Group practices regularly before all state and federal courts as well as before Labor Commissioner Conferences and Hearings and before the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board. We always strive to achieve the client’s objective by the most cost-effective means possible, whether through negotiation, mediation, arbitration or the court process.

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