Services for Companies

EMC2 provides employment legal services to companies on a wide array of matters, including:


  • Hiring and recruiting practices, including background checks, applications, offer letters, job descriptions
  • Executive employment and change in control agreements
  • Proper classification of exempt/nonexempt employees and independent contractor arrangements
  • Recordkeeping and required filings

Policy Matters

  • Creation and implementation of employee handbooks
  • Discrimination and harassment policies
  • Leave policies
  • Proprietary information and related trade secret policies
  • Grievance and disciplinary procedures
  • Employment law compliance audits

Employee Relations

  • Evaluations and probationary periods
  • Proprietary information protection
  • Leave requests and extensions
  • Performance problems, corrective actions, and disciplinary procedures
  • Workplace disputes and resolutions
  • Management and executive training
  • Handling and investigation of discrimination and harassment claims and workplace violence issues

Conclusion of the Employment Relationship

  • Termination considerations, decisions, and risk assessment
  • Severance packages and negotiations
  • Reductions in force


  • Investigation, advice, negotiation, mediation and resolution of claims, including discrimination, harassment, wage and hour disputes, employee classification, and trade secret misappropriation
  • Representation before state and federal agencies, including EEOC, DFEH, DLSE, EDD, OSHA and Department of Labor

Labor Issues

  • Advice clients regarding labor and management relations