Thomas Employment Law Advocates

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Thomas Employment Law Advocates 
A Professional Law Corporation
West Hollywood, California Office
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9200 W. Sunset Boulevard, Suite 804
West Hollywood, California  90069

(Los Angeles Co.)

Telephone: 424-278-9873

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Office Hours:
Monday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Other hours by appointment.
Tuesday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Other hours by appointment.
Wednesday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Other hours by appointment.
Thursday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Other hours by appointment.
Friday: 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Other hours by appointment.
Saturday: -
Other hours by appointment.

About this office:

Employment law disputes can be daunting for employers. They are often complex, expensive, and pose great risk.

Thomas Employment Law Advocates breaks apart high-stakes employment law disputes and resolves them effectively, cost-consciously, and with integrity. Our attorneys are experts in California's complex body of employment law and leaders in navigating emerging issues in employment litigation.

We practice in these areas:

- We counsel and defend employers in the full range of employment law disputes under federal and California law

- We represent members of management involved in employment law disputes

- While we represent clients in dozens of industries, our team has particular expertise handling employment disputes in these sectors:

- Hospitality - restaurants, bars, nightclubs, hotels, etc.

- Professional Services - law firms, accounting firms, engineering firms, etc.

- Retail - apparel, consumer products, etc.

- Jerry's Famous Deli, Inc., the Hugo's restaurant group, Atlantis Events, LASC - the Los Angeles Sporting Club, Megatrax Production Music, Cecconi's restaurant, Soho House West Hollywood, and the Taste Restaurant Group are some of the companies who have entrusted us with their legal challenges.

The firm principal, Jeffrey S. Thomas, has 25 years of experience practicing employment law in Southern California. He and his team of top-notch attorneys, litigation support professionals, and outside investigators make up one of California's premier employment litigation boutique firms.

Whether you are an employer or an executive confronting an employment law challenge, we offer you sophisticated, zealous legal representation.


Statement of Practice Summary:
Labor and Employment; Age Discrimination in Employment; Americans With Disabilities Act; Confidentiality Agreements; Covenants Not To Compete; Employee Discipline; Employer Liability; Employer Rights; Employment Breach of Contract; Employment Claims; Employment Contracts; Employment Defense; Employment Disability Discrimination; Employment Discrimination; Employment Law; Employment Litigation; Employment Terminiation; Equal Employment Opportunity Law; Executive Employment Law; Executive Severance Contracts; Fair Labor Standards; Family and Medical Leave Act; Federal Employment Law; Human Resources Law; Management Employment Law; Noncompetition and Non-Solicitation Agreements; Personnel Policies; Personnel Training; Sexual Harassment; Title VII Discrimination; Wage and Hour Law; Whistleblower Litigation; Wrongful Termination Defense.

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“No Re-Hire” Settlement Provisions are in Question
Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas, August 13, 2015
When California employers settle lawsuits with employees and former employees they commonly require that the persons suing agree they’ll never apply for work with the employer again and, if they do, the employer can fire them without liability - “no re-hire” provisions. A decision...

California Hoteliers Must Keep Up With Immigration Labor Laws
Nicole Carlino,Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas, June 24, 2015
It's no secret that immigrant employees make up a significant portion of the workforce in the hospitality industry. But, with ever-changing and expanding policies in this state, Californian hoteliers risk major repercussions if proper guidelines aren't followed.

New Law Puts California Operators in Labor Bind
Jeffrey S. Horton Thomas, May 1, 2015, previously published by Restaurant Hospitality on January 2015
Effective January 1, 2015, restaurants, bars, hotels and other businesses that bring in workers through other companies - such as outside valet parking, security, landscape maintenance and temp companies - will be liable to the workers whenever their actual employer (the valet parking company, for...

Year Established: 2010

Atlantis Events;

Bennett & Erdman (Law Firm);

Cecconi's West Hollywood (Restaurant);

Davidovich & Associates (Engineering Firm);

Friendly House LA (Women's Treatment Center);

Gary Motykie MD, a Medical Corporation (Cosmetic Practice);

Goldberg, Lowenstein & Weatherwax LLP (Law Firm);

Gracias Madre Restaurant;

Here West Hollywood Lounge;

Hugo's Restaurants;

Jerry's Famous Deli;

L.A.S.C. (Los Angeles Sporting Club) (Men's Clothing);

La Petite Boulangerie Bakery;

Megatrax Production Music;

Motykie Med Spa;

New Zealand Natural Goods (Food Importer);

Piccone Apparel Corp. (Women's Swimwear Wholesaler);

Sakura Ichi Japanese Cuisine;

Soho House West Hollywood (Private Members Club);


Taste Restaurants

Tortilla Republic Grill & Tequileria

Pizzetta Pizza & Pastaria;

West LA Hand Center.

All attorneys are members of the California State Bar Association.

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