Allison Vasquez Saunders devotes a significant portion of her practice to defending both public and private employers in state and federal courts in employment matters involving allegations of discrimination, harassment and retaliation.
Allison also advises clients on a variety of personnel matters including leaves of absence, the good faith interactive process, reasonable accommodations, policy modifications, conducting workplace investigations, and the termination of private and public employees. Allison has experience in conducting workplace investigations and responding to charges of discrimination, retaliation and other violations filed with state and federal government agencies such as the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), OSHA, Department of Industrial Relations, the California Board of Registered Nursing, and Department of Labor (DOL).
Allison has defended hospitals, municipal entities, insurance carriers, and other corporate clients in a wide range of litigation matters, including employment discrimination and civil rights claims throughout Southern and Northern California.
A seasoned litigator and former insurance defense attorney, Allison has represented individuals, business entities, and multiple party defendants in numerous employment laws matters.