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Wrongful Termination

San Francisco, CA Employment Attorneys

Wrongful Termination LawyersWhen an individual loses his or her job, the loss can greatly affect that person and his or her family. The business that once employed that individual may also be impacted, as the company may need to recruit, hire, and train a new person to compensate for the loss. Sometimes, however, there may be questions regarding the appropriateness of an employee’s termination, and legal action may follow. At SAC Attorneys LLP, we provide trusted, efficient representation to individuals and businesses in all types of employment-related matters, including wrongful termination claims.

Understanding Wrongful Termination in California

In the state of California, most employees work under an “at-will” arrangement, which means that the employer or the employee can sever the working relationship at any time for almost any reason. There are exceptions, however, and any termination that is found to be in violation of public policy or state or federal law is considered a wrongful termination. Violating the terms of an employment contract or provisions in an employee handbook could also result in a wrongful termination action. Such a claim could cost the company thousands of dollars in lost revenue and legal expenses, in addition to serious damage to its public reputation.

The skilled attorneys at our law firm have more than 50 years of combined legal experience. We have handled a wide variety of wrongful termination claims on behalf of employers throughout the San Francisco – San Jose area. Our lawyers understand that such claims may arise when there is a perception that a worker has been fired as the result of retaliation for:

A wrongful termination suit may also be brought if the termination appears to have been discriminatory on the basis age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, disability status, medical condition, or military and veteran status.

Finding Solutions in Silicon Valley Wrongful Termination Cases

With our experience and legal background, we are able to understand each party’s perspective in a wrongful termination suit. We also recognize the importance of resolving such matters quickly and with minimal impact to the company’s operations. Our attorneys utilize alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration whenever possible, but we are also prepared to represent our clients’ interest in courtroom litigation when necessary.

Speak With a San Mateo Employment Lawyer

It can be difficult to know for sure if a particular situation could warrant a wrongful termination lawsuit, and you cannot be too careful. Contact our office to discuss your case and to explore your available options. Call (408) 436-0789 for a free consultation at SAC Attorneys LLP today. We proudly assist individuals and businesses in San Jose, San Francisco, Fremont, Palo Alto, Cupertino, Mountain View, Silicon Valley, Santa Clara County, and Alameda County.

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