Ms. Davis is the leader of the Employment & Labor Practice Group and also a member of the Construction Law Practice Group. Her practice concentrates on defending clients in a wide variety of matters including sexual harassment, wrongful termination, discrimination, wage and hour, and claims under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA) in both State and Federal Courts. She also has experience handling complex construction defect litigation for developers, and in other matters representing subcontractors.
Ms. Davis regularly advises and counsels clients regarding compliance with complex and evolving employment laws and regulations in areas that include:
wage & hour issues
hiring, retention, firing and references
discrimination and harassment
employee privacy issues
performance reviews and discipline
employee leave laws
ADA interactive process/workplace accommodation
Her clients include Fortune 500 companies, award-winning advertising agencies, facility services providers, and national retailers among others.
Ms. Davis routinely represents clients in employment administrative proceedings appearing before the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) under the Labor Commissioner’s office and the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board.
Prior to rejoining Haight Brown & Bonesteel, Ms. Davis interned in the Labor & Agencies Department of a national insurance client, working closely with Human Resources.
Representation of acupuncture college in action involving sex and disability discrimination, alleged failure to accommodate disability, sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination in violation of public policy, defamation, and breach of contract
Representation of developer in several alleged construction defect cases. After preliminary discovery, several of these cases settled for well under initial homeowner demands, and without developer contribution
Representation of community college in wrongful termination case involving alleged failure to accommodate disability, failure to engage in the interactive process, disability discrimination and retaliation, which proceeded to trial and verdict