American workers are diligent, industrious, and tireless in their pursuit of professional success. Sadly, many employees give so much of their time and energy to employers who ultimately fail to uphold their obligation to maintain a safe and secure environment in which to work.
Fortunately, there are numerous federal and state laws that govern the workplace and ensure that all employees’ rights are protected—and Benton Employment Law Group is here to uphold them.
Trial attorney and the firm’s founder Chambord Benton-Hayes represents employees whose rights have been violated in the course of their employment under:
- The Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)
- Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
- California Family Rights Act (CFRA)
- Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
- And other federal and state laws
Whether you have been harassed, discriminated against, or wrongfully terminated, we are prepared to fight for your legal rights—even if that means taking your case to court. Our firm also offers business counsel to help employers remain compliant and instill policies that will protect the interests of both their business and their employees.
We offer executive consultations, which entail counsel regarding:
- Employment agreements
- Separation packages
- Salary negotiations
- And more
With years of trial and arbitration experience, a creative take on lawyering, and a passion for finding fair and efficient resolutions, Benton Employment Law Group provides unparalleled results for our clients in Northern California.
At Benton Employment Law Group, we are tenacious and persistent in our efforts to hold employers accountable for maintaining positive workplaces. Attorney Benton-Hayes is a zealous advocate for those who are suffering an inherently intimidating, offensive, or hostile working environment.
We are particularly passionate about fighting for the rights of those who lack economic opportunity and fair treatment. Too often, employee-employer relationships are one-sided, with the employer holding all the leverage. Our goal is to restore the balance and bargaining power to reduce this inherent vulnerability.
Of course, our firm is also available to business owners who require assistance implementing fair and lawful policies that protect both their business and their employees’ rights.
California Association of Black Lawyers
Attorney Benton-Hayes dedicates her time to local causes, such as serving as the President of the Black Women Lawyers Association of Northern California. This organization encourages Black women to support their peers by networking as well as prioritizes giving back to their communities.
Working for some of the world’s largest companies—like Google, Apple, and Tesla—has provided Attorney Benton-Hayes with valuable, in-depth experience and given our firm a unique perspective when handling employment law cases.
We prioritize our client's needs and make sure to handle every case with high attention to detail. Our representation is always tailored to each client, which helps us to better resolve cases in a manner that puts your goals and needs first.
Our firm will provide you with the support you need both inside and outside of the courtroom. We are available to our clients throughout the duration of their cases for whatever you need.
Attorney Chambord Benton-Hayes has spent over a decade fighting for the rights of individuals and businesses across Northern California.
While working for the San Francisco office of an international law firm, she defended big names such as:
- And Tesla
Now, Attorney Benton-Hayes focuses on protecting the rights of employees and employers at her own practice. She has been recognized for her work by receiving accolades such as:
- “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers®
- And “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch.”
She has also been lauded by many satisfied clients—just see what they have to say!
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