With more than 13 years as a litigator, Joel represents clients on all types of employment claims before administrative agencies, in state and federal courts, and before arbitration tribunals. He handles both individual and class litigation throughout the country, with extensive experience litigating in California. Joel’s business-driven guidance helps employers through the full life-cycle of hiring, from recruiting and performance management to workplace investigations and post-employment restrictive covenants. He also counsels clients on complying with discipline and discharge, workplace leave, and employment and severance agreement issues.
Joel offers practical, business-driven advice to corporate clients and human resources professionals, helping them navigate the ever-changing and complex landscape of local, state, and federal employment laws. He provides proactive compliance strategies distinctively suited to each client’s industry, size, and locale, keeping in mind that every client – from an entrepreneurial start-up to an established global organization – deserves unique attention. He prides himself on offering efficient, results-oriented litigation focused on his clients’ ultimate business goals.