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Areas of Practice

Discrimination

Unlawful discrimination by an employer (including managers, supervisors, etc.) is taking adverse action against an employee or job applicant (i.e., refusing to hire, demotion or refusing to promote, terminating, etc.) due to his/her “protected” trait… [Read More]

Wrongful Termination

California is considered an “at-will” employment state. This means that you can generally be fired for any reason, or for no reason at all, with or without notice.  However, there are some key exceptions to this general rule: Unlawful discrimination… [Read More]

Harassment

Unlawful harassment by an employer (including managers, supervisors, co-workers) occurs when an employee is subjected to unwanted or unwelcome comments, jokes, bullying, emails, social media posts, or other conduct… [Read More]

Sexual Harassment

California law defines sexual harassment as unwanted sexual advances, or visual, verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature. This definition includes many forms of offensive behavior and includes gender-based harassment… [Read More]

Retaliation

Unlawful retaliation occurs when an employer takes adverse action (e.g., demotion, suspension, “write-up,” termination, etc.) after an employee: “Blows the Whistle” – “Whistleblowing” is when an employee notifies management / government… [Read More]

Wage & Overtime Disputes

California has strict rules for payment of wages earned including overtime, minimum wages, prevailing wages, commissions, bonuses, meal and rest break premiums, on-time payment, and improper deductions from paychecks… [Read More]

Whistleblowers

“Whistleblowing” is when an employee notifies the company’s supervisors or other management, or reports the company to a government entity or law enforcement, of illegal activities being conducted in the workplace… [Read More]

Undocumented Workers

With very few exceptions, California’s legal protections for employees includes undocumented workers.  California law also protects undocumented workers’ rights to file lawsuits and testify in court without having their status disclosed… [Read More]

Independent Contractors

Employers often improperly classify their workers as independent contractors (“1099s”) so that they do not have to pay payroll taxes, and do not have to comply with California law on minimum wages, overtime, or meal periods and rest breaks… [Read More]

Our Attorneys

Sheila M. Witt

Sheila M. Witt

Founding Partner

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Steven A. Witt

Steven A. Witt

Partner

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Sahar Durali

Sahar Durali

Associate

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Witt Law Firm, PC

245 Fischer Avenue Suite B-4

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Tel:949-229-5879

Fax:949-229-8633

SHEILA@WITTLF.COM