Employment & Discrimination Defense

If your business has been accused of wrongful termination, harassment/discrimination, or wage and hour violations, you must retain counsel to protect yourself and your business. At Rheinheimer + Smigliani we represent employers in a wide range of industries, large and small, including nonprofits. With nearly three decades of experience defending these lawsuits, we’ll give you quick, precise and thoughtful analysis of your options and work with you to devise an intelligent defense strategy. Chances are we know who the other side is as well.

Common lawsuits filed against employers include:

  • Wrongful termination/constructive termination
  • Discrimination/Harassment/Retaliation
  • Wage and hour violations – misclassification of exempt employees/meal and rest break violations/PAGA claims
  • Whistleblower claims
  • DFEH/EEOC/DLSE administrative complaints
  • Breach of employment contract
  • Hostile work environment
  • Unfair business practices

Discrimination Defense

Has an employee accused you or your managers of harassment, wrongful termination, or discrimination in the workplace? At Rheinheimer + Smigliani, we dedicate a large part of our practice to these cases and with nearly three decades of legal experience behind us, you can count on us to bring the extensive knowledge and skill that you desire to your case. Whether you are accused of gender, age, or disability discrimination, we are prepared to defend your case to secure a favorable outcome.

We have extensive knowledge about all kinds of laws that could support your case, including:

  • The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Civil Rights Act
  • The Equal Pay Act
  • The Rehabilitation Act

We give you the personalized attention you need when dealing with employment-related litigation. Don’t just throw in the towel, you have rights too. For a free consultation and to secure the experienced defense you need, contact our office today at 619.503.1437.