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Discrimination, Employment Law, and Sexual Harassment Law in San Francisco | Oakland | Bay Area
Headed by renowned trial lawyer Lawrence A. Organ, California Civil Rights Law Group is a leading employment and discrimination law firm with San Francisco Bay Area offices in San Francisco, Oakland and San Anselmo, Marin County, California. If you are seeking representation from an Oakland sexual harassment lawyer, attorneys with deep experience in race discrimination and employment law (including wrongful termination), reach out for a consultation. Our Marin county and Oakland lawyers are known as among the best employment discrimination attorneys in the Bay Area, including disability discrimination (including lawyers for pregnant women) as well as for LGTB or gender discrimination issues. We're even known as whistleblower attorneys in California, so if you believe you may have encountered employment or workplace discrimination, including sexual harassment, reach out to us for an attorney consultation in either our Oakland / East Bay or San Anselmo, Marin County, law firm offices.
Lead Attorney Larry Organ fights for his clients each day to get the justice they deserve. His focus is on trial, and he positions each case he takes to ensure that his clients receive the justice they deserve. Larry has tried 31 cases including sex and race harassment, race and age discrimination, retaliation and whistleblower cases. In a multi-plaintiff sexual harassment case against Ralphs Grocery Company, Larry won a jury verdict worth more than $30 million for his six grocery clerk clients.
California Civil Rights Law Group attorneys take a personal interest in their clients' cases. Listening to and truly understanding the unique situation of each victim is a top priority, allowing us to provide every client with the strong, fierce representation he or she deserves. We are proud of our reputation as successful litigation attorneys under the direction of renowned trial lawyer Lawrence A. Organ.
Headed by renowned trial lawyer Lawrence A. Organ, our world-class legal team specializes in employment and civil rights matters. In the vast majority of our cases, we defend individuals who have experienced sexual harassment, or discrimination in the workplace on the basis of race, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, or religion.
Larry began his legal career working for the US Government in the Honors Program for new attorneys. After that, he worked for a well-known civil rights firm in San Francisco named Rosen, Bien & Asaro. He then worked as co-counsel with one of the leading civil rights trial attorneys in the state. He opened his own firm in 2005. Prior to working as a civil rights attorney, Larry attended Duke University School of Law where he graduated with honors. Prior to that, he received a master's degree in political science from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and a bachelor's degree with high honors from the University of California Berkeley.
Navruz is a committed attorney and advocate who fights vigorously for the rights of individuals. She brings her innovative problem-solving skills, work ethic, and strong ability to advocate to every matter she handles. She has handled cases at all phases of litigation, including case strategy, discovery and depositions, motion practice, mediation and trial preparation, and has had a proven track record of obtaining favorable results for her clients. Navruz is recognized for her ability to see the big picture to every case she litigates, and for being a tenacious and passionate litigator.
Prior to joining the California Civil Rights Law Group, Navruz spent years representing employees whose civil rights were violated, worked at the National Bureau of Asian Research in Seattle, interned in the United Nations Development Program's Economic Governance Unit in Uzbekistan, and performed in national and international piano competitions, including the United States Open Music Competition, where she won first place in the Showcase Solo Category.
When she is not practicing law, Navruz enjoys spending time with her supportive husband and two daughters, traveling the world and capturing expressions on camera.
A 2012 graduate of the University of San Francisco School of Law, Julianne initially joined the California Civil Rights Law Group as a law clerk while she awaited her Bar results. Showing a knack for client relations and dispute resolution early on, Julianne swiftly became and has remained an invaluable part of the team. She now manages a sizable portion of the firm's caseload and works closely with Larry on key decisions involving the firm's litigation and case management strategies.
During law school, Julianne studied abroad at Trinity College in Dublin and Charles University in Prague. Despite being her first job as an attorney, Julianne brings a wealth of employment law experience to the firm. She worked as a student mediator at the Mediation Clinic in San Francisco, where she successfully mediated and resolved several cases, including the clinic's first-ever criminal mediation. She interned at the Employment Law Clinic in San Francisco, where she received a favorable judgment from the Superior Court on an appeal of a decision by the California Labor Commissioner. She also successfully mediated and settled two discrimination disputes brought before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
Julianne Schwarz - Associate Attorney - Employment Discrimination LawJulianne's early track record of success and enthusiasm for defending civil rights in the workplace has made her both an ideal addition to the firm's legal team and a promising advocate in the ongoing fight for employee rights. In her spare time, Julianne enjoys cooking, wine tasting, and watching Notre Dame football.
Cady Sartorius joined the California Civil Rights Law Group after law school. During law school, Cady interned in the Disability Rights section of the ACLU, the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, and the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of California. She was also on Berkeley Law's Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) team and competed on Berkeley Law's Mock Trial team. Cady also co-edited a publication on anti-discrimination laws worldwide, and worked as a teaching assistant for both Evidence Law and Federal Civil Procedure.
Cady's former career as a sign language interpreter and her volunteer work for the disabled led to her interest in civil rights law. Cady also loves outdoor activitieshiking, backcountry skiing, rock climbing, whitewater rafting, etc. She embraces every opportunity she can to go dancing, see the sun rise, and smile at people she passes on the street.
Prior to joining the California Civil Rights Law Group, Noah gained litigation experience as an assistant attorney general for the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General.
Noah graduated cum laude from Georgetown University Law Center in 2015. While there, he served as editor-in-chief of the Georgetown Journal of Gender and the Law, and worked as a bar-certified student attorney litigating civil rights matters at the Institute for Public Representation. He also worked as a law fellow with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Before law school, Noah worked as a legislative assistant at the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism; his portfolio included LGBT equality and civil liberties. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Columbia University in American government.
In his free time, Noah enjoys reading and writing, hiking, and traveling.