About this office:
Established in 2003, Michael J. F. Smith A Professional Corporation handles complicated business litigation and employment law. With 29 years of experience, attorney Michael J. F. Smith has the skills, broad knowledge and diligence to handle even the most challenging litigation cases. He is known among his peers for his professionalism and ethics, earning him an AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, the highest recognition possible in the legal industry.
With his familiarity with California and federal employment litigation, business law and relevant case law, together with his aggressive approach to litigating cases, Michael can make a positive difference to the ultimate resolution of an action. Regardless of your legal matter, Michael and his capable staff help their clients approach an otherwise intimidating situation in a positive frame of mind.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Employment Defense; Employment Claims; Insurance Coverage; Mediation; Arbitration; Real Estate; Employment Contracts; Labor and Employment; Affirmative Action; Age Discrimination in Employment; Americans with Disabilities Act; Collective Bargaining; Confidentiality Agreements; Covenants Not To Compete; Disability Discrimination; Employee Discipline; Employee Drug Testing; Employee Leasing; Employee Privacy; Employee Rights; Employer Intentional Torts; Employer Liability; Employer Rights; Employment Arbitration; Employment at Will; Employment Breach of Contract; Employment Civil Rights; Employment Class Actions; Employment Disability Discrimination; Employment Discrimination; Employment Law; Employment Litigation; Employment Mediation; Employment Practices Liability Insurance; Employment Rights; Employment Termination; Equal Employment Opportunity Law; Executive Employment Law; Executive Severance Contracts; Executive Transfers; Fair Employment Practices; Fair Labor Standards; Family and Medical Leave Act; Federal Employment Law; Harassment; Human Resources Law; Labor Arbitration; Labor Law; Labor Relations; Labor Strikes; Management Employment Law; Management Labor Law; Minimum Wage Law; National Labor Relations Act; National Origin Discrimination; Negligent Hiring; Noncompete Litigation; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation; Agreements; Outsourcing; Personnel Policies; Personnel Training; Prevailing Wage Litigation; Public Sector Collective Bargaining; Public Sector Employment Law; Public Sector Labor Relations; Reductions in Force; Restrictive Covenants; Retaliatory Discharge; Sexual Harassment; Title VII Discrimination; Unfair Labor Practices; Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA); Union Contract Negotiations; Union Elections; Union Labor Law; Wage and Hour Class Actions; Wage and Hour Law; WARN Act; Whistleblower Litigation; Workplace Violence; Wrongful Termination; Wrongful Termination Defense; Business Law; Business Arbitration; Business Associations Law; Business Cooperatives; Business Crimes; Business Development; Business Dissolutions; Business Enterprises; Business Formation; Business Fraud; Business Litigation; Business Mediation; Business Organization; Business Planning; Business Regulation; Business Reorganization; Business Start-Ups; Business Succession Planning; Business Successions; Business Torts; Business Transactions; Business Transfers; Buy-Sell Agreements; Buying and Selling of Businesses; Closely Held Business Law; Complex Business Litigation; Emerging Business Law; Emerging Growth Companies; Entrepreneurial Business Law; Family Business Law; Family Business Mediation; Family Business Successions; Joint Ventures; Limited Liability Company Law; Minority Business Law; Private Business Law; Professional Practices; Small Business Law; Sole Proprietorships; Strategic Alliances; Adverse Possession; Boundary Disputes; Common Interest Community Law; Community Association Law; Condominium Association Law; Condominium Law; Conservation Easements; Easements; Historic Conservation Easements; Land Acquisitions; Land Sales; Land Trusts; Quiet Title; Real Estate Acquisitions; Real Estate Arbitration; Real Estate Banking Law; Real Estate Brokerage Law; Real Estate Brokers and Agents Liability; Real Estate Brokers Licensing; Real Estate Brokers Malpractice; Real Estate Brokers Malpractice Defense; Real Estate Collections; Real Estate Contracts; Real Estate Errors and Omissions; Real Estate Fraud; Real Estate Investment; Real Estate Joint Ventures; Real Estate Leasing; Real Estate Litigation; Real Estate Mediation; Real Estate Partnerships; Real Estate Settlements; Real Estate Title; Real Estate Trade Association Law; Real Estate Workouts; Real Property; Real Property Acquisitions; Right of Way Easements; Insurance; Accident Insurance; Casualty Insurance; Casualty Insurance Subrogation; Commercial Insurance; Commercial Property Insurance; Excess and Reinsurance; Excess Coverage; Extra Contractual Insurance Claims; Fidelity and Surety; Fidelity and Surety Bonds; Fire Insurance; Fire Insurance Subrogation; Fire Loss; First and Third Party Insurance; First Party Insurance; General Liability; Indemnity; Insurance Adjuster Liability; Insurance Administration; Insurance Agents and Brokers Defense; Insurance Agents and Brokers Errors and Omissions; Insurance Agents and Brokers; Malpractice; Insurance Arbitration; Insurance Bad Faith; Insurance Contracts; Insurance Fraud; Insurance Litigation; Insurance Mediation; Life Insurance; Personal Liability; Property Damage; Property Insurance; Property Insurance Coverage; Property Loss; Property Subrogation; Public Liability; Reinsurance Arbitration; Reinsurance Mediation; Risk Management; Self Insured Law; Subrogation; Surety Bonds; Surety Law; Unfair Insurance Practices; Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists; Uninsured and Underinsured Motorists Arbitration.
Year Established: 2003