For more than three decades, Corey E. Klein has successfully litigated a broad range of complex business cases in trial and appellate courts and before arbitrators and government agencies. He regularly represents clients in significant commercial litigation in a wide array of industries, including legal services, insurance, manufacturing and distribution, film and television production, Internet commerce, real estate development, and many others.
Mr. Klein has won appellate, trial court, and arbitration victories, dismissals and summary judgments for several local, regional, national, and international law firms accused of legal malpractice, breach of fiduciary duty, malicious prosecution, or other wrongdoing involving legal services disciplines. He has also successfully defended lawyers and law firms in State Bar investigations and regularly advises law firms on professional responsibility issues.
Mr. Klein has extensive experience in employment matters, having successfully represented employers in all types of employment litigation brought by individuals, in class actions, and by government agencies. His representative employment matters include claims of misclassification of independent contractors, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, age discrimination, disability discrimination, sex discrimination, national origin discrimination, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act violations, meal break, failure to pay overtime, and other wage and hour law violations. He also regularly counsels businesses on employment law and human resource issues, including employment contracts, employee benefits, personnel policies and procedures, employee handbooks, and governmental compliance.