Michael Chin’s labor and employment law practice is focused on
representing management in a variety of employment contexts, at the
trial and appellate court level, as well as before state and federal
agencies. Mr. Chin has significant experience defending employers
against claims of:
- Employee misclassification
- Discrimination and harassment
- Trade secret misappropriation
- Breach of contract
In addition, Mr. Chin has defended employers in several large, multi-party class and collective actions involving alleged violations of both state and federal wage and hour laws, including but not limited to violations of the California Labor Code, the Illinois Minimum Wage Law, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Outside the litigation arena, Mr. Chin regularly counsels employers on issues relating to individual terminations, reductions in force, compliance with state and federal wage and hour laws, and compliance with state and federal discrimination laws. He is also an active member in the American Bar Association’s Fair Labor Standards Legislation Subcommittee.