In his counsel to California employers, Brian E. Cole II has extensive experience with employment litigation involving 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 claims. 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 experience representing businesses against the burgeoning claims of website accessibility, brought under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Unruh Civil Rights Act. His experience includes defending businesses in public access cases, including physical barrier and website accessibility. 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