Who We Are

Our lawyers represent employers in discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, wage and hour, trade secret, union-management, and other employment-related matters throughout the state of California and, increasingly, nationwide. We also have substantial expertise in higher education law, employee-related intellectual property litigation, and public sector jurisdictional, immunity and constitutional issues.

What We Do


Paul, Plevin represents California employers in all types of contested matters, from arbitrations, to administrative hearings, to class actions, to jury trials, to appeals. The firm’s experience base is vast. All Paul, Plevin litigation partners have experience in multiple jury trials and appeals, and combined have over 150 years of employment litigation experience.

Counseling and Transactional

Our attorneys work closely with our clients to provide advice and counsel aimed at maintaining compliance with California law and minimizing risk. All of the firm’s partners and senior associates provide employers with counseling and transactional support in addition to litigation services.

Labor-Management Relations

Paul, Plevin has several attorneys with decades of experience who handle labor matters on behalf of management.


We offer targeted audit services to help employers of all types comply with California and federal employment laws and utilize best practices in the management of their personnel.


Paul, Plevin offers in-house training that is second to none. Our employment law experts offer upbeat, informative and practical training for diverse audiences, including human resource personnel and all levels of employees and management.

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Blue Link Wireless LLC
City of San Diego
CliniComp, Int'l
Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits
Microsoft Corp.
Goodwill Industries
Bartell Hotels
Judicial Council of California
Chapman University
Bimbo Bakeries
Claremont McKenna College
Mainly Mozart Music Festival
Museum of Contemporary Art
Rady Children's Hospital San Diego
Solimar Systems
The Cheesecake Factory
Symitar Systems
San Diego Blood Bank
San Diego Metropolitan Transit System
National University
FedEx Ground Package System Inc.
The Scripps Research Institute
Oregon State University
San Diego Symphony Orchestra
San Diego Unified School District
Superior Court of San Diego County
International Marine and Industrial Applicators
Trustees of the California State University System (SDSU, Sonoma State, CSU San Bernardino)
University of California
University of San Diego
University of Southern California
National Steel and Shipbuilding, Co.
Old Globe Theatre
Petco Animal Supplies Stores, Inc.
Republic Services
Rubio's Restaurants
San Diego Padres Baseball Club
Taylor Guitars
Wawanesa General Insurance Co