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Southern California Employment Law Attorneys

California Workplace Discrimination and Employment Litigation Lawyers

Employment Law Attorneys with Unparalleled Litigation Experience

California's stringent employment laws serve as a legal mine field. The Orange County employment law attorneys of Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, LLP provide experienced and aggressive legal counsel regarding:

  • Employment law policies and procedures
  • Employment law disputes

Our attorney team includes lawyers who have handled hundreds of employment claims. Cumulatively, our four partners have handled hundreds of trials and have brought approximately 400 trials to verdict. Additionally, we have decades of experience in helping clients manage day-to-day employment law procedures and issues. Our employment law areas of practice include:

  • Litigation: legal issues regarding discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), California Family Rights Act, California Pregnancy Disability Leave Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, wage and hour issues, and employee privacy.
  • Policies and procedures: legal help regarding employee handbooks, application forms, evaluation forms, contracts, confidentiality agreements, non-solicitation agreements, releases, background investigations, recruiting, interviewing, negotiations, evaluation, investigations, overtime pay, vacations and meal and rest periods.

We can provide skilled legal help regarding employment negotiations, proceedings before government agencies, the creation of employee handbooks, harassment and discrimination disputes, and virtually all challenges faced by employees and employers in California. Our four partners have a combined 120 years of legal experience and can provide the knowledgeable, results-driven legal assistance you need. For more information, please contact our firm.

Contact Us

Our firm is available for evening and weekend appointments, operates four offices to better serve clients, charges reasonable and competitive rates, and accepts credit cards. To contact us to schedule a free initial consultation with an experienced Orange County civil litigation attorney, call 949-769-2481.

Our Firm Locations

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy LLP


Office Managing Partner:
K. Robert Gonter, Jr.
E-mail the Firm | Irvine Law Office

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, L.L.P
38 Discovery, Suite 200
Irvine, CA 92618

Phone: 949-753-0255
Fax: 949-753-0265

San Diego Office

Office Managing Partner:
Douglas D. Guy
E-mail the Firm | San Diego Law Office

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, L.L.P
15373 Innovation Drive, Suite 170
San Diego, CA 92128

Phone: 858-676-8600
Fax: 858-676-8601

Los Angeles office

Office Managing Partner:
Matthew M. Proudfoot
E-mail the Firm | Map and Directions

355 S. Grand Ave, Suite 2450
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: 949-753-0255
Fax: 949-753-0265

Ontario Office

Office Managing Partner:
Sean O'Doherty
E-mail the Firm | Ontario Law Office

Gates, O'Doherty, Gonter & Guy, L.L.P
3350 Shelby St., Suite 200
Ontario, CA 91764

Phone: 949-753-0255
Fax: 949-753-0265