Hoffman, Michael

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Biography

Since working as a summer associate in law school, Michael Hoffman has focused his practice on labor, employment, and benefits litigation. He has handled jury and bench trials, federal and state court appeals, agency hearings, arbitrations, class actions, and complex litigation. His work covers claims for wrongful discharge, discrimination, sex and race harassment, independent contractors and contingent workers, trade secrets, unfair competition, executive compensation, wage and hour law, and employee pension and welfare benefits. Mr. Hoffman also counsels clients on employee discipline and discharges, privacy rights, leaves of absence, reductions in force, and disability accommodations, and he drafts benefit plans, incentive compensation plans, and employment contracts. Additionally, he assists clients with wage and labor audits, agency investigations, and internal harassment investigations.

Practice Areas:

  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Discrimination, Harassment
  • Wages and Compensation
  • Unfair Competition
  • Class Actions

Education

  • University of Southern California Law School, Los Angeles, California
    • J.D. - 05/1992
  • University of California, Davis
    • B.A. - 12/1987

Admissions

  • California State Bar, admitted 1992
  • Fifth, Seventh, Ninth, and District of Columbia Circuit Courts
  • All U.S. District Courts of California