Employment Law

Notable Cases

San Diego, Orange County, Riverside and San Bernardino Employment Law Firm

Our employment attorneys have over six decades of combined experience litigating cases on behalf of employees, particularly union employees. We have represented corporate executives seeking compensation upon termination. We have also represented many small business employers. Small business employers will encounter the necessity of enlisting the help of a labor lawyer at one time or another.

These legal services are required when one is threatened by the accusations of an employee for situations such as operating an unsafe work place, unfair treatment, sexual harassment, unlawful discharge and many other areas that can arise when you are in the employer role within a company. Schedule a free initial consultation with our Employment Attorney in San Diego, CA today.

At Olins, Riviere, Coates and Bagula, LLP we specialize in all aspects of employment law including:

    • Labor/Employment Litigation
    • Employment Policies and Contracts
    • Employment Related Negotiations
    • Wrongful Termination

    Notable Cases

    • Negotiated an excellent severance plan for a high level executive without the need for litigation.
    • Litigated on behalf of a vice-president of a major corporation a claim for wrongful termination. Ultimately negotiated a $300,000 settlement.
    • Represented business owner (personally sued) and his business in suit for wrongful failure to promote based on alleged racial discrimination. Defeated the Plaintiff and gained a Judgment summarily without the need for trial. Argued and prevailed at appeal.



Labor Law

  • Our firm has over 50 years experience in representing labor organizations in the public and private sectors.

    We have been general counsel to numerous law enforcement and fire fighter associations.

    We represent labor organizations in collective bargaining, arbitration's involving discipline and contract interpretation, civil service and personnel board hearings. We have been involved in over 1000 arbitration's and have served as an arbitrator on behalf of the American Arbitration Association.

    We have served as attorneys with the National Labor Relations Board and have prosecuted cases in all administrative agencies that are involved in labor/management relations.

    We have extensive experience in internal union affairs and have litigated before state and federal courts on behalf of our clients.

    Our attorneys have litigated discrimination, wage and hour claims and wrongful termination claims both on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants.

    We have been recognized by our peers in Labor and Employment Law in "The Best Lawyers in America."

    Our level of experience on behalf of labor organizations is unparalleled in San Diego.