AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
TONG LAW specializes on the representation of inviduals in the areas of employment and business litigation. We also focus on counseling and representing businesses in matters involving business formation, partnership and operating agreements, legal compliance, employment, contractor and vendor agreements, start-up managment, trademarks and copyrights development and protection.
~ Failure to pay adequate wage and overtime
~ Failure to provide meal and rest breaks
~ Misclassification of employees as "exempt" status
~ Failure to provide leave
~ Workplace harassment in violation of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)
~ Workplace discrimination based on age, sex, gender, race, medical condition, national origin, sexual orientation, etc.
~ Retaliation and wrongful termination
~ Unemployment benefits appeals
~ Breach of employment contract
~ Severance negotiation
We have successfully represented clients in California state and federal courts, as well as before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE), and the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (EDD CUIAB Appeals).
~ Business litigation
~ Trademark and copyright litigation
~ Business counseling, with an emphasis on startups and entrepreneurs
~ Business formation, including incorporation, partnership and operating agreements
~ Business governance
~ Securing and maintaining maximum protection and value of intellectual property assets
~ Trademark and copyright counseling
~ Federal trademark protection and enforcement
~ Trademark licensing
~ Copyright counseling
We negotiate, draft and review a variety of agreements between parties, including but not limited to licensing, hire and fire, severance, contractor, subcontractor, vendor, nondisclosure and confidentiality agreements.
OTHER AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
TONG LAW provides consultations and representation of clients in other areas of law on a per-case basis, including but not limited to matters pertaining to real estate law, immigration law, personal injury law, and landlord/tenant law. Please schedule a consultation here for an evaluation of your needs.