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Dennis C. Huie

Shareholder

Executive Summary

Mr. Huie is co-chair of the firm's Labor & Employment Law Practice Group.

Professional Qualifications

Mr. Huie represents and advises employers in connection with a wide variety of employment and labor issues affecting the various industries he serves including the hospitality, retail and service industries. His representation and advice includes discrimination, harassment and retaliation based on disability, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age and religion and other protected characteristics; state and federal whistleblower claims and wrongful termination actions; and wage and hour claims such as alleged improper classification of independent contractors and exempt employees, meal and rest periods, inaccurate wage statements, minimum wage, off-the-clock work and travel time. Mr. Huie also served as risk management counsel overseeing complex disability and leave issues under the ADA, FEHA, FMLA, CFRA and the California Education Code.

Mr. Huie represents management in individual cases, multiple plaintiffs, class actions and other types of representative actions such as the Private Attorney General Act of 2004 (PAGA). He represents employers in state and federal court, before administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Department of Labor, the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, the National Labor Relations Board and in binding arbitration (employment and labor arbitrations).

Mr. Huie regularly advises management in all aspects of the employment relationship, including assisting clients in navigating through complex wage and hour, and disability issues (e.g., interactive process, reasonable accommodation, and the intersection of those laws with workers compensation). He often speaks on these issues at conferences for attorneys, human resource professionals and risk managers.

Education

J.D., McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific
With distinction

B.S., University of Utah

Bar Admissions

California

San Francisco, CA
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Washington, DC
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