Representing Southern California employees...

Perry Smith is an employment lawyer representing employees in Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County and San Diego County in lawsuits regarding wrongful termination, unpaid wages, discrimination/ harassment and other claims and we are not paid attorneys' fees unless we obtain a recovery.

Call (888) 3-JOBLAW or (888) 356-2529 between 9am and 5pm Monday through Friday to see if you qualify for a free consultation (Perry does not take workers' compensation cases or cases for employees of cities or counties or of the state or federal government). 

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Read the Full Story Named "Rising Star" by SuperLawyers Magazine

Perry Smith was named a "Rising Star" among employment lawyers in Southern California by SuperLawyer magazine four different years.  More information about this honor may be viewed by clicking here.



Read the Full Story $300,000 Settlement in Wrongful Termination Case  

Perry Smith filed a lawsuit on behalf of an employee who was terminated because he complained that his employer had created an unsafe working environment.  The case was settled after mediation for $300,000.  The remaining details of the case are confidential.  (This result was specific to the facts of the case and is no indication that a similar result will be obtained for any other case.)


Read the Full Story $125,000 Settlement for Unpaid Overtime

Perry Smith obtained $125,000 for an employee who had been classified as "exempt" from overtime premium pay when he should have been classified as "non-exempt" and entitled to overtime.  The employee's duties did not qualify him for exemption, Smith argued, and ultimately a settlement of $125,000 was reached to avoid litigation.  (This result was specific to the facts of the case and is no indication that a similar result will be obtained for any other case.)


Read the Full Story Perry Smith Files Lawsuits for Employees Terminated   After Medical Leave for Depression

In 2009, Perry Smith filed two separate lawsuits against two different large employers for firing employees who had requested medical to recover from symptoms related to their clinical depression.  California law required the employers to provide the employees with the leaves of absence they requested, but both employers terminated the employees while they were on leave. 


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