Disability Discrimination

Oakland Disability Discrimination Attorney

Advocating for the Rights of Disabled Workers in Oakland, CA

At Benton Employment Law, we understand the challenges that individuals with disabilities face in the workplace. Our dedicated disability discrimination attorney in Oakland fights to protect the rights of employees who have experienced a hostile workplace, discrimination, or any other adverse events based on their disabilities.

What Is Disability Discrimination?

Disability discrimination occurs when an employer treats an individual with a disability unfavorably due to their disability, resulting in adverse employment actions such as termination, demotion, or failure to hire or promote. This type of discrimination is prohibited under both federal and state laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA).

How Our Disability Discrimination Attorneys Can Help

Our experienced disability discrimination lawyers at Benton Employment Law have a deep understanding of the complexities surrounding disability discrimination cases.

We provide comprehensive legal services to employees who have faced discrimination in the workplace, including:

  • Thoroughly evaluating your case to determine if there is a valid claim for disability discrimination
  • Gathering evidence and conducting investigations to support your claim
  • Negotiating with employers and their legal representatives to seek fair settlements
  • Representing you in administrative proceedings, such as filing complaints with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
  • Filing lawsuits and advocating for your rights in court, if necessary

Why Choose Our Oakland Employment Lawyer?

Benton Employment Law brings a lot to the table, including:

  • Significant experience in arbitration and trial
  • Invaluable insights from formerly working for corporations that included Google, Apple, and Tesla
  • Personalized attention and tailored legal strategies to meet your specific needs
  • Recognitions that include being in U.S. News Best Law Firms 2023
  • A compassionate and supportive approach throughout the legal process

If you believe you have been a victim of disability discrimination in the workplace, it is crucial to seek legal guidance to understand your rights and options. We are here to help you fight for justice and fair treatment in the workplace.

Contact us at (510) 650-0250 today to schedule a free consultation with one an experienced disability discrimination attorney in Oakland, CA.

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Our Proven Success

  • Discrimination settlement.

    Achieved settlement on contentious matter on behalf of vehicle company and employee alleging racial and disability discrimination related to medical marijuana.

  • Employment Law Training

    Trained thousands of executives, managers, doctors, attorneys, and employees on ADA compliance, anti-harassment and discrimination, and other labor and employment law issues.

  • Settlement for Multi-national Coffeehouse Chain.

    Achieved settlement on contentious matter on behalf of multinational chain of coffeehouses and an employee alleging disability discrimination.

  • Settlement with EEOC.

    Achieved settlement on a contentious matter with the EEOC and Plaintiff-intervenor alleging disability discrimination on behalf of a healthcare organization.

  • Technology company settlement.

    Achieved settlement on a contentious matter on behalf of a technology company and a former executive.

  • United States District Court, N.D. Cal

    Successfully compelled enforcement of arbitration agreement on behalf of multinational chain of coffeehouses and an employee alleging disability discrimination.

  • Superior Court of California, County of Sacramento

    Obtained summary adjudication on behalf of insurance company on action alleging disability discrimination, racial discrimination, harassment, failure to prevent discrimination, failure to engage in the interactive process and punitive damages.

  • United States District Court, E.D. Cal.

    Obtained partial summary judgment on action alleging failure to provide reasonable accommodation, failure to engage in the interactive process, disability discrimination, age discrimination, wrongful termination, intentional infliction of emotional distress, and punitive damages for a technology company. Likewise, opposed Plaintiff’s cross-motion for summary judgment that was denied.

  • Exempt status from overtime wages for national retailer

    Defended manager exempt status from overtime wages for national retailer obtaining a “take nothing” Order, Decision, and Award from the DLSE.

  • Achieved settlement disability discrimination case.