Cases

With over 100 years of collective attorney experience, Bowles Law specializes in litigation on behalf of employers. We have successfully represented businesses in all aspects of labor and employment law, including wage and hour, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation and harassment. We have also assisted company clients in a wide range of other civil litigation matters including contract, copyright, trademark and theft of confidential customer, client and patient listings.

Representative cases:

Wage and Hour Class Action Defense

Los Angeles Superior Court (2018): On client-employer’s strong showing, plaintiff abandoned Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) claims which resulted in early resolution of the case.


National Origin Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, and Wage and Hour Defense

Los Angeles Superior Court (2018): Early resolution of hourly worker’s national origin discrimination, wrongful termination, and wage and hour claims.


Discrimination, Harassment, Retaliation, and Failure to Accommodate Defense

Los Angeles Superior Court (2017 – 2018): Successful defense of a former restaurant worker’s disability discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and failure to accommodate claims.


Disability, Age, and Race Discrimination, Retaliation, and Wrongful Termination Defense

Los Angeles Superior Court (2017–2018): Successful defense of former manufacturing worker’s discrimination, retaliation, and wrongful termination claims.


Wage and Hour, Retaliation Defense

San Diego Superior Court (2017 – 2018): Successful defense of class action wage and hour claims.


Wage and Hour Defense

Los Angeles Superior Court (2017 – 2018): Successful defense against multiple delivery drivers’ alleged wage and hour claims.


Breach of Contract Defense

Santa Barbara Superior Court (2016 – 2018): Resolution of alleged breach of executive employment contract claim and wage and hour violations.


Retaliation, Wrongful Termination Defense

Los Angeles Superior Court (2016 – 2018): Successful defense in a multi-defendant lawsuit against office worker allegations for wrongful retaliatory termination and wage and hour claims.


Wrongful Termination and Retaliation Defense

Los Angeles Superior Court (2016 – 2017): Plaintiff attorneys’ withdrawal and case dismissed following defense against former construction worker’s wrongful termination and retaliation allegations.


Piece-Rate “Safe Harbor,” Class Action Defense

Stanislaus Superior Court (2016 – 2017): Case dismissed with no class action certification after successful “safe harbor” defense against truck driver’s alleged broad violations of piece-rate payments.


Wage and Hour, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation Defense

Los Angeles Superior Court (2015 – 2016): Successful defense against restaurant worker’s alleged wage and hour, wrongful termination, and retaliation claims.


Piece-Rate Class Action Defense

Riverside Superior Court (2015 – 2016): Abandonment of class action claims and resolution of service technician’s piece-rate underpayment allegations.


Wage and Hour, Discrimination, Retaliation, Class Action Defense

Los Angeles Superior Court (2015): Successful defense of class action lawsuit over alleged wage and hour violations.


Wage, Overtime and Workplace Conditions, Class Action Defense

Orange County Superior Court (2013 – 2015): Successful, business-saving defense and mediated resolution of class action, involving some 5,200 members, for call center’s alleged underpayment of overtime, meal and rest period violations, and other labor code claims.


Injury in the Workplace Defense

Los Angeles County Superior Court (2013 – 2014): Successful defense, dismissal of injury in the workplace suit under Labor Code section 4558.


Religious Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Defense

Los Angeles County Superior Court (2012 – 2013): Successful defense, resolution of health worker’s alleged religious discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and COBRA violations.


Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Prosecution

Orange County Superior Court (2012 – 2013): Employer judgment and permanent injunction against defendant employee for misappropriation of trade secrets.


Sexual Harassment, Retaliation and Wrongful Termination Defense

Los Angeles County Superior Court (2012 – 2013): Case dismissed following deposition of plaintiff on alleged sexual harassment, retaliation, wrongful termination, and Labor Code violations.


Breach of Contract Prosecution

Orange County Superior Court (2011 – 2013): Employer judgment against defendant employee on alleged breach of contract.


Violent-threat Injunction

Los Angeles County Superior Court (2011): Court-ordered prohibition on violent-threat harassment against non-profit educational organization.


Age Discrimination, Whistleblower Retaliation Defense

San Bernardino County Superior Court (2010 – 2012): Successful defense, resolution of alleged age discrimination, whistleblower retaliation and wage underpayment.


Copyright and Trademark Infringement Defense

U.S. District Court, Central District of California (2010 – 2011): Successful defense, resolution of alleged copyright and trademark infringement, unfair competition.


Sex/Pregnancy Discrimination Defense

Los Angeles County Superior Court (2009 – 2011): Successful defense, resolution of alleged sex/pregnancy discrimination and wrongful discharge.


Breach of Contract, Misappropriation of Trade Secrets Prosecution

Los Angeles County Superior Court (2007 – 2011): Successful prosecution, resolution of contract breach, misappropriation of trade secrets issues.


Religious Discrimination Defense

Ventura County Superior Court (2007 – 2008): Successful defense, resolution of alleged religious discrimination and wage issues.


Breach of Contract, Wage and Hour Defense

Los Angeles County Superior Court (2005 – 2006): Case dismissed following deposition of plaintiff on alleged breach of contract and wage violations.

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