In his counsel to California employers, Brian E. Cole II has extensive experience with employment litigation involving claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, breach of contract, unfair competition, and wage and hour violations. He also has experience in defending companies of all sizes against class action claims, Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions, and Private Attorneys General Act actions. In addition, Cole II has prosecuted and defended trade secret matters, and has successfully represented clients in administrative proceedings and alternative dispute resolution forums.
In addition to his employment practice, Cole II has significant experience representing businesses against website accessibility claims, brought under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and California's Unruh Civil Rights Act. His experience includes defending businesses in public access cases, including physical barrier and website accessibility matters. Cole II has defended dozens of these claims that primarily focus on a visually impaired person’s access to a business’s website or mobile application.
His practice also includes significant day-to-day advice and counseling on how companies with workforces in California can stay in compliance with the state’s ever-changing labor and employment laws.contact me