About Ruzicka, Wallace & Coughlin

Employment  Law

Only two things are certain about California’s complicated employment laws: There are no easy answers and no simple mistakes. California businesses are the most regulated employers in the nation. Ruzicka, Wallace & Coughlin, LLP understands laws and regulations impact your business’s bottom-line. This is why we offer a full range of legal services to help protect your business from lawsuits, including counsel on training manuals, employee handbooks, employee compensation, employee orientation, and employment contracts. When your HR team has a question, call someone who has the answer. And when you need representation in court, we are prepared to offer you advice for claims related to wage and hour disputes, discrimination, wrongful termination, retaliation, harassment, unfair competition, breach of contract, trade secrets, and fraud. For nearly twenty years, we have litigated cases in federal and state court, as well as before various state and federal governmental agencies.

Our Employment Law services include:

Employee Contracts
  • Employee Handbooks
  • HR Policies
  • Employee Discipline, Termination or Layoffs
  • Employee / Employer Privacy Policies
  • Employment Discrimination
  • ADEA
  • Wrongful Termination Defense
  • Workplace and Compliance Audits
  • Arbitration Agreements
  • Non-Competition Agreements
  • Protection of Trade Secrets
  • Non-Disclosure / Confidentiality Agreements
  • Severance Agreements
  • Executive Agreements
  • Employee Retention
  • Creation of Wage and Hour Classifications
  • California Labor Commission Claims
  • Department of Labor Wage and Hour Issues
  • FLSA
  • Pregnancy and FMLA Leaves



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