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Aggressive Representation for Employment Class Action Lawsuits in Westlake Village

Each day there are countless people throughout Southern California who are the victims of improper and illegal business practices conducted by their employers. As a result, many workers are wrongfully terminated or demoted. While most do not pursue legal action, there are others who seek significant compensation for their damages. Some of the most complex and high-stakes cases are class action lawsuits.

A Westlake Village Employment Law Firm You Can Trust

My name is Matthew A. Kaufman and I am a Westlake Village employment class actions attorney. California employment law can sometimes get complicated. When it comes to class action lawsuits it is vital to have and experienced and knowledgeable legal professional on your side. Since 1993, the legal team at The Kaufman Law Firm has utilized an aggressive and comprehensive approach to help place each client in the best position to succeed. For more than two decades we have helped our clients recover more than $50 million involving more than 100 class-action lawsuits. Over the years, I have successfully represented clients in both federal and state courts involving some of the most complicated types of employment law cases.

Reputation and Experience Matters

Class action lawsuits involve significant amounts of money. The Westlake Village legal team at The Kaufman Law Firm understands the high stakes of these cases. Whether it is in the courtroom or behind the scenes, our attorneys and legal staff work diligently to help attain the best possible results. Over the years, we have had many successes. Here are a few:

  • $14.5 million on behalf of Walgreens pharmacists for unpaid wages
  • $11 million for Kragen Auto Parts employees for overtime pay
  • $7.5 million for U-Haul managers for overtime pay. This lawsuit was the subject of significant media attention for its precedent setting recovery on behalf of the managers who had been wrongly classified as exempt employees despite spending half of their work time engaged in nonexempt activities, such as production and sales. As their Westlake Village employment class actions attorney, I acted as lead counsel for this particular case.

Do I Have a Class Actions Case?

Far too many employers throughout Southern California fail to abide by the federal and state labor laws. As a result countless workers have been wrongfully terminated or have been forced to accept demotions for reporting an unlawful or unethical business practices. Some of the most blatant include the following:

  • Discrimination based on race, gender, age, disability and sexual orientation
  • Sexual harassment
  • Unpaid overtime
  • Wage and salary disputes
  • Reporting illegal business practices by employers

Contact The Kaufman Law Firm for a Free Initial Consultation

Unfortunately most employees do not know many of their basic rights. But when it comes to employment law, some cases can get extremely complex. Having the right team of legal professionals in your corner can often make the difference between recovering the compensation you deserve or failure. The first step is to consult with an attorney to explore your options and evaluate whether you have a legitimate class action claim. The legal team at The Kaufman Law Firm is ready to help. To learn more, contact our Westlake Village law office today and schedule a free initial consultation to discuss your case.