Employment Litigation

LaVere|Huff LLP represents employers and employees in all aspects of employment litigation. We have substantial experience representing both employers and employees in State and Federal Court, as well as administrative agencies, including the California Labor Commissioner, Department of Fair Employment & Housing and the EEOC. If you are involved in an employment dispute, contact us for a free consultation.

  • Wage & Hour claims, including:
    • unpaid overtime
    • misclassification of non-exempt employees
    • missed employee meal and rest breaks
  • Wrongful termination
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Age & Race Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Retaliation

Business & Corporate Law

Organizing your business, practicing effective corporate governance and protecting your interests in business transactions requires experienced legal counsel. We strive to know your business, identify your interests and give you individualized advice and counsel to keep your business running and get important deals done.

The experienced business law attorneys at LaVere|Huff LLP handle all aspects of business planning, formation, organization, business and stock sales and outside general counsel advice and counsel. Whether you are a closely-held small business or large organization, we can offer unique insight and guidance. We have helped organize hundreds of companies, negotiated thousands of agreements, and currently act as outside general counsel for many small to multi-million dollar companies. We want to know our clients’ businesses and develop productive, long-lasting relationships by helping you achieve your goals.

LaVere|Huff LLP counsels and advises individuals and companies in a wide range of areas, including:
  • Review and negotiation of contracts
  • Organizational planning including formation of corporations, partnerships, limited partnerships, limited liability companies, limited liability partnerships, professional corporations and joint ventures.
  • Business Acquisitions and Mergers
  • Drafting and implementation of buy-sell agreements, cross-purchase agreements, and stock redemption agreements.
  • Drafting and implementation of Operating Agreements, Shareholder Agreements and Partnership Agreements.
  • Negotiation and drafting of Commercial Leases.
  • Negotiation and drafting of Manufacturing Agreements.
  • Negotiation and drafting of Independent Contractor, Executive and Employment contracts.
  • Drafting Employee Handbooks and related Personnel Rules & Procedures
  • Negotiation and drafting of Vendor Contracts
  • Negotiation and drafting of Sales Agreements, Licenses, and Asset Purchase Agreements.
  • Licensing Compliance

Employment Advice & Counsel

LaVere|Huff LLP counsels employers and employees as to the ever-changing employment laws and regulations in the State of California. LaVere|Huff LLP offers employment law advice and counsel in the following areas:

  • Counseling employers regarding employment regulations and employment hiring/ termination procedures
  • Review and preparation of employee handbooks and personnel rules & policies
  • Preparation of executive and other employee contracts; and
  • Preparation of independent contractor agreements.
  • Performing operational audits to ensure compliance with all Labor Code regulations.

Business Litigation

LaVere|Huff LLP provides comprehensive, goal-oriented services designed to resolve disputes before litigation. However, when court intervention becomes necessary, LaVere|Huff LLP are highly respected for their zealous and effective litigation skills. LaVere|Huff LLP has significant experience litigating in federal and state court, as well as arbitration, mediation, and other informal procedures such as the California Labor Board and administrative courts.

We have successfully represented clients in areas such as:
  • Contract disputes
  • Collection Matters
  • Partnership and Shareholder disputes
  • Trade secret litigation
  • Fraud and unfair Competition
  • Business torts

Real Estate Litigation

We have years of knowledge and experience representing clients in real estate litigation, including easement litigation, partition matters, real estate contract and broker disputes. We have an impressive great track record in real estate trials and appeals. If you are involved in a real estate dispute, contact us to schedule a free consultation.

We have successfully represented clients in areas such as:
  • Real Estate Contract Litigation
  • Easement Disputes
  • Partition Matters
  • Commercial Landlord-Tenant Disputes
  • Property Line Disputes
  • Nuisance Litigation
  • Broker Malpractice/Misconduct

Contact Us

21 S. California Street, Suite 205
Ventura, CA 93001
Monday – Friday
8:30 – 5:30