Brett has more than 10 years of employment law experience, providing practical legal solutions for businesses in a heavily regulated employment environment and provides stout defense to employment lawsuits. Brett represents employers of all sizes in state and federal court litigation, handling class actions and individual matters with a particular focus on wage and hour class actions, Private Attorney General Act and Fair Labor Standards Act Collective actions, and trade secret lawsuits. He has experience handling hearings and proceedings before administrative agencies, including the California Labor Commissioner, FINRA, the EEOC, and the DFEH.
Brett also handles workplace investigations and both payroll and diversity audits. He counsels and assists employers in avoiding litigation, by navigating the challenge of numerous employment laws including FEHA, the California Labor Code, Title VII, the ADA, OSHA, and Workers’ Compensation. He advises companies on the drafting and implementation of employee handbooks, rest break and meal periods, vacation and sick leave policies, paid time off policies, exempt and non-exempt job descriptions, harassment and discrimination policies, and arbitration agreements.
Brett earned his law degree from University of California, Davis, King Hall School of Law and his bachelor’s degree from UCLA.