We are a California-Based Employment Law Firm Representing Clients Nationally.
We are a California-based labor and employment law firm with clients throughout the United States. We represent employers of all sizes and in all different industries -- hotels, restaurants, casinos, financial institutions, automotive-related businesses, technology companies, security companies, retail establishments, insurance carriers, and many others.
We Practice Exclusively in the Area of Labor and Employment Law
We are "employment attorneys." Our focus solely as employment attorneys allows us to offer our clients experienced, in-depth counseling, investigative and litigation services.
We Maintain a Strong Presence In Various Industries
We have developed a particular expertise and strong reputation in representing employers in the motor vehicle industries (automobile dealerships, motorcycle dealerships, collision repair centers, etc.) and hospitality (hotels, casinos and restaurants). We also represent Property Management, Health Care and clients in numerous other industries.
We Are Employment Counsel to Various Trade Associations
We are proud of our strong relationship as employment counsel to various trade associations such as the California Motor Car Dealers Association, the California Autobody Association, the California Motorcycle Dealers Association, the California Restaurant Association and many other trade associations. We pride ourselves on providing cutting-edge legal approaches to trade associations and their members to fortify their legal protection against today's litigation risks.
We Believe in Providing Sound Preventive Advice
The firm emphasizes preventive maintenance strategies to help businesses avoid employment disputes and claims of harassment, discrimination and retaliation. We also have a very strong litigation practice to assist those who find themselves in need of employment litigation assistance.
We Have the Experience You Need
Many of the firm's lawyers practiced law with a national labor and employment firm with offices throughout the United States. We offer "big firm" background, experience, and expertise with the personalized service and attention you can only find in a smaller firm. Fine, Boggs, & Perkins LLP is "AV" rated by Martindale-Hubbell -- the highest rating given to lawyers for experience, expertise and ethics. We look forward to working with you.
80 Stone Pine Rd., Ste. 210
Half Moon Bay CA 94019
The law office of will Fine, Boggs & Perkins, LLP represent your employment legal matters.
Our firm practices in all areas of labor and employment law, including: wrongful discharge, whistleblower, retaliation, and harassment/discrimination litigation; preventing, investigating, and responding to unlawful employment discrimination and harassment claims; collective bargaining and arbitration; employee benefits; wage and hour matters, including class actions; occupational safety and health; employee compensation; executive employment agreements; trade secret and non-compete matters; sexual harassment (AB1825) and other management "best-practices" training; Employee Handbooks, policies, and procedures; and the employment aspects of ownership changes, including WARN matters; and the myriad of "traditional labor" matters.
Ned Fine is a Partner in the San Francisco Bay Area office of Fine, Boggs & Perkins LLP. Prior to establishing the firm, Mr. Fine served for 19 years as the resident managing partner in the San Francisco Bay Area office of a national labor and employment firm. Mr. Fine received his B.A. from Tufts University in 1962 and his law degree from the University of California, Berkeley, in 1970, where he was a member of the Law Review and graduated Order of the Coif. He has lectured frequently on the subject of wrongful discharge, employment discrimination and harassment, union issues, wage and hour compliance and other employment law issues. Mr. Fine has also authored materials for California Continuing Education of the Bar programs on Labor and Employment Law Issues and Employment Disputes for the General Practitioner.
In his more than 30 years of practice, Mr. Fine has handled hundreds of administrative charges before various government agencies including the National Labor Relations Board, the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Mr. Fine has also defended employers in numerous civil litigation matters in state and federal courts.
John Boggs received his Juris Doctorate in 1994 from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he graduated with great distinction and was selected Order of the Coif. During law school, Mr. Boggs served as Primary Editor of the Transnational Lawyer. Prior to establishing Fine, Boggs & Perkins LLP, Mr. Boggs was with a national labor and employment firm in its San Francisco Bay Area office.
Mr. Boggs provides preventive training to numerous businesses, as well as trade associations such as the California Motor Car Dealers Association and the California Restaurant Association. He also advises clients on a wide variety of employment issues, including, pre-employment screening, employee terminations, employment agreements, discrimination and harassment, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, wage and hour laws, collective bargaining negotiations, drug and alcohol testing, workers' compensation issues, and various other employment-related state and federal laws. He has assisted employers in developing, implementing, and analyzing employee handbooks, personnel policies, such as anti-harassment policies, and proper discipline and discharge procedures.
Mr. Boggs spends a good portion of his practice defending clients in all aspects of employment and labor-related litigation, including wage and hour class action defense and fair employment practices class action defense.
Mr. Boggs has significant experience representing clients in the motor vehicle, retail and hospitality industries. He was employed in the motor vehicle industry before and during college, and a significant portion of his practice involves dealer-related issues. He is intimately familiar with the special issues auto dealers, hotels, restaurants and gaming establishments face when it comes to labor and employment issues.
Mr. Boggs is also the founder and legal mind behind HotlinkHR, Inc., an automated, web-based Human Resources service helping employers navigate the modern mine field of HR legal compliance issues and forcing the proper HR Best Practices.
Prior to college, Mr. Boggs lived in South America and speaks fluent Spanish.
Mr. Boggs is admitted to practice before the United States District Court, Northern District of California, the Eastern District of California, the Central District of California, the Southern District of California, the District of Arizona, the District of Colorado and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, as well as all California state courts. Mr. Boggs is also regularly admitted pro hac vice in numerous other state and federal courts.
Michael Perkins received his B.A. from Brigham Young University and received his J.D. from University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he was selected for the Dean's List and awarded the American Jurisprudence Award for academic excellence. Prior to establishing Fine, Boggs & Perkins, Mr. Perkins was with a national labor and employment firm in its San Francisco Bay Area office.
Mr. Perkins focuses on employment-related issues. He has successfully concluded cases on a wide variety of employment issues, including discrimination and harassment, cases arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act, breach of employment contracts, California and federal class action wage and hour claims, workers' compensation issues, and other employment-related matters alleging violations of state and federal laws. Mr. Perkins is also experienced in temporary restraining orders and injunctions in work-place violence situations, and he regularly assists employers in developing, implementing, and updating employee handbooks and personnel policies, such as zero-tolerance harassment/ discrimination policies, and effective EEO procedures. In addition to litigation, Mr. Perkins also provides training to owners, managers, supervisors and employees on various aspects of employment law, including zero-tolerance harassment/ discrimination training, investigating complaints brought by employees or others in the workplace, and proper interviewing and hiring practices.
During college Mr. Perkins lived and worked in South America, where he learned to speak, read, and write fluent Spanish. Prior to his admission to the bar, Mr. Perkins worked for the United States Attorney's Office in the asset-forfeiture and civil divisions. Mr. Perkins is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the Eastern District of California, the Central District of California, the District of Arizona, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, and the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeal as well as all California courts. He is a member of the San Francisco County, San Mateo County, and American Bar Associations.
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David Hosilyk received his B.A. in international relations from the University of Southern California, where he graduated cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his J.D. from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, where he graduated with distinction and served as a Comment Staff Writer and Articles Editor of the Pacific Law Journal. While at McGeorge, Mr. Hosilyk also received American Jurisprudence Awards in the areas of tort law and legal research and writing.
Before law school, Mr. Hosilyk worked as a marketing manager in the portable computer and electronics industry. In addition, during his third year of law school, Mr. Hosilyk worked for the Department of Justice at the U.S. Attorney's Office in Sacramento, California, where he served as the Chief Law Clerk of the Misdemeanor Unit and was responsible for prosecuting federal misdemeanors in the U.S. District Courts.
Mr. Hosilyk represents clients in all aspects of labor and employment law, including matters before state and federal courts and government agencies. Mr. Hosilyk routinely handles matters involving wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and state and federal wage-and-hour issues. He also regularly counsels clients on how to manage within the law. In addition Mr. Hosilyk routinely provides on-site training to managers on various employment law topics.
Mr. Hosilyk is admitted to practice before the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, the Eastern District of California, the Central District of California, the District of Colorado, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, as well as all California courts. He is also a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco.
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