About this office:
Phil Horowitz has represented employees for 29 years. Mr. Horowitz has litigated hundreds of cases since 1983, including wrongful termination cases, sexual harassment cases, and cases for unpaid wages, overtime, commissions and stock options. He also serves as a mediator, helping wrongful termination lawyers and their clients settle their disputes. Mr. Horowitz has also appeared before the appellate courts, including in the landmark California Supreme Court case of Reno v. Baird and the leading case on summary judgment motions in employment cases, Nazir v. United Airlines.
Mr. Horowitz was Chair of the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California from 2007 to 2008. He served from 2003 to 2005 as Chair of the California Employment Lawyers Association, the statewide association of lawyers who represent employees, and continues on its Board. Mr. Horowitz also volunteer teaches trial advocacy at Stanford University and University of San Francisco Law Schools.
Mr. Horowitz chaired the advisory committee to the California Judicial Council that drafted form employment interrogatories adopted effective July 2002. He also chaired the advisory committee to the Judicial Council on employment jury instructions. Those new jury instructions were adopted effect July 1, 2003. Mr. Horowitz now co-chairs the advisory committee to provide updated advice to the Judicial Council on employment jury instructions.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Wrongful Termination; Discrimination; Sexual Harassment; Wage and Hour Law; Hour Claims; Employment Mediation; Age Discrimination in Employment; Americans with Disabilities Act; Disability Discrimination; Employee Discipline; Employee Privacy; Employee Rights; Employer Intentional Torts; Employment Breach of Contract; Employment Civil Rights; Employment Claims; Employment Contracts; Employment Disability Discrimination; Employment Discrimination; Employment Law; Employment Litigation; Employment Rights; Employment Termination; Equal Employment Opportunity Law; Executive Employment Law; Executive Severance Contracts; Fair Employment Practices; Family and Medical Leave Act; Harassment; Minimum Wage Law; National Origin Discrimination; Reductions in Force; Retaliatory Discharge; Title VII Discrimination; Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Whistleblower Litigation.