John regularly defends companies in class action suits, including those claiming violations of California’s unique wage and hour laws, as well as the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. He also defends class actions under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and its state analogs, along with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. John and his team regularly employ aggressive, innovative strategies to bring class actions to an early resolution. His wage and hour litigation experience includes successfully trying to judgment a major suit with statewide implications against the California State Labor Commissioner.
John also has extensive litigation and counseling experience with all manner of employment-related issues, including wrongful termination, wage and hour, harassment, and discrimination claims, as well as OSHA matters and reductions in force. He also frequently handles corporate internal investigations, matters involving covenants not to compete, employee solicitation, and the protection of trade secrets/confidential information.
John’s practice includes helping companies protect their valuable confidential information and trade secrets by designing, implementing, and maintaining policies and practices that do so within the context of the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act, the Uniform Trade Secrets Act, and California’s heavy restrictions on non-compete and non-solicitation provisions. His practice also involves litigating on behalf of companies seeking to enforce their confidential information, trade secret, and non-compete/non-solicitation agreements, including seeking to enjoin and collect damages from companies and individuals who violate those agreements.
Articles in the National Law Review database by John P. Zaimes