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Law Offices of Robert S. Cooper
Los Angeles, CA
Tel. (310) 567-8085
rsc@robertcooperlaw.com
 

Practice Areas

EMPLOYMENT LITIGATION DEFENSE (State or Federal Court Lawsuits)

  • Race, Gender and Age Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Hostile work environment/ quid pro quo
  • Retaliation
  • Wrongful Termination in violation of public policy
  • FMLA/CFRA/PDL violation and retaliation claims
  • Civil rights claims
  • ADA/Handicap discrimination
  • Whistle-blower lawsuits/ qui tam
  • Trade Secret misappropriation by former employees
  • Serious and willful workplace injury claims
  • Labor Code sect. 132a (retaliation) claims

LABOR LAW

  • Hiring/Firing/Employer Counseling
  • Reductions-in-Force
  • Dual Employer Issues/Employee Staffing Companies
  • OSHA Citation Defense
  • Independent contractors and contingent workers
  • Exempt/non-exempt employee issues
  • FMLA/CFRA/PDL leave law administration
  • Potential disability/ADA claim management
  • Employee Contract Drafting/Enforcement

PREVENTATIVE LABOR RELATIONS

  • Employee Counseling and Training
  • Employee Handbook Drafting
  • Employment Contracts/dual employer agreements
  • Severance Agreements
  • Substance Abuse and drug testing policies
  • Mandatory Arbitration provisions
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Trade secret protection
  • Training for H.R. Departments, mandatory sexual harassment training

BUSINESS LITIGATION

  • Commercial Contracts: Drafting, Review, Negotiation, Disputes
  • Breach of contract litigation

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS, DEFECTS AND LITIGATION

  • Private and Public Works Contract Disputes
  • Mechanics Liens, Foreclosure litigation
  • Contractors State Licensing Board Arbitration
  • Breach of contract litigation
  • Construction Defect litigation

SHIPPING AND TRANSPORTATION LAW/LITIGATION

  • Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (COGSA)
  • Carmack Amendment
  • NVOCC law
  • Common Carrier Law
  • Bailment
  • Broker issues

PRODUCT LIABILITY/CATOSTROPHIC INJURY DEFENSE