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Apex Employment Law (Northern California)

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Apex Employment Law (Northern California)
505 14th Street, Suite 900
Oakland, California 94612

Phone: (510) 588-1310

Firm Size:

2 Lawyers

Primary Contact:

Michael Wilbur

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Africa E. Davidson is a founding partner of Apex Employment Law, LLP, and has substantial employment litigation experience, including obtaining favorable outcomes at the summary judgment phase, successful settlement of claims where possible, and jury trials in both state and federal courts.  Her clients include those in the technology, manufacturing, and health care fields, as well as municipalities and utilities. Africa has defended federal and state court actions involving claims of wrongful termination, employment discrimination, wage and hour violations, and other employment-related issues.  She also advises and counsels clients on a variety of labor and employment matters, provides advice and training in labor and employment law, and conducts internal investigations.

Practice Specialties

  • Employment Litigation Defense
  • Discrimination/Human rights
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wrongful discharge/Wrongful dismissal
  • FMLA
  • Retaliation/Whistleblower claims
  • Internal complaint investigations
  • Wage and hour/FLSA defense/Employment standards
  • Responses to administrative agency charges
  • Employment Counseling and Advice
  • Handbook Review
  • Compliance/Compliance audits
  • Leave laws
  • Personnel policies
  • Employment Contracts and Litigation
  • Non-compete/non-solicit agreements
  • Confidentiality and trade secret agreements
  • Executive employment agreements (including change of control)
  • Termination provisions (statutory requirements and reasonable notice)
  • Workplace Privacy