You need to operate with compliance at every turn, which can be difficult to do with so many moving parts in your automotive dealership business.  When you have many employees and departments, you want an attorney who speaks the language of your industry and knows the daily challenges you face.

Types of Auto Dealership Clients We Represent in Los Angeles

Stone LLP represents automotive dealers of all shapes and sizes: new car dealerships, used car dealerships, superstores, and family-owned and operated lots.  Our attorneys have defended dealerships from six and seven figure lawsuits filed by former employees, and know that the entire process is foreign and likely confusing for you.

Defense for your Auto Dealership in Orange County and Los Angeles

From inception through resolution, the attorneys at Stone LLP represent you and keep you informed of every turn in the case.  If a lawsuit has been filed against you it can be resolved in the courts through the litigation process, but our attorneys routinely counsel clients on other options to resolve the dispute outside of court, including arbitration and mediation.

Our attorneys handle claims including:

  • Wrongful Termination
  • Discrimination
  • Retaliation
  • Breach of Employment Contract
  • Breach of Implied Covenant of Good Faith & Fair Dealing
  • Intentional Interference with Prospective Economic Advantage
  • Unjust Enrichment/Quantum Merit
  • Conversion of wages
  • Failure to Prevent Discrimination, Harassment or Retaliation (Govt. C. §12940(k))
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Quid Pro Quo Sexual Harassment (2CCR §11019(b)(2))
  • Hostile Work Environment Harassment (2CCR §11019)
  • Failure to Accommodate Disability (Govt. C. §12490(m))
  • Religious Creed Discrimination – Failure to Accommodate (Govt. C. §12490(l))
  • Sex-based Wage Discrimination
  • California Family Rights Act (Govt. C. §12945.2)
  • California Pregnancy Disability Leave Law (Govt. C. §12945(a))
  • California Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act (Lab. C. §§245.5-246.5)
  • California Paid Family Leave (Unempl. Ins. C. §§2708, 3300-3303)
  • Defamation (Civ. C. §§43, 45, 46(3))
  • Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
  • Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress
  • Unfair Business Practices (Bus & Prof C. §§17200)
  • Sexual Battery (Civ. C. §1708.5)
  • Civil Extortion
  • False Imprisonment
  • Invasion of Privacy (Cal. Const., Article 1, §1 & C/L)
  • Recording Confidential Info. (Penal C. §§632, 637.2)
  • Improper Disclosure of SSN (Civ. C. §1798.85)
  • Improper Use of Credit Report (Civ. C. §1785.1)
  • Stalking (Civ. C. §1708.7)
  • Whistleblower Protection Act (Govt. C. §§9149.20-23, 8547.1-12, Govt. C. §§8545.1-5; Health & Safety C. §1278.5; Health & Safety C. §5329.8; also protected under C/L)

Resolution of Employment Issues for Auto Dealers in Los Angeles and Orange County

During the initial consultation and at each point during the defense of your case, we offer you an unfiltered perspective on the alleged claims from the eyes of the law.  This includes discussing the likely outcome of the employee’s claims if presented in court at trial, the cost of defending the case compared to the amount demanded in suit, and how your actions in handling this case may influence and set a precedent for other employees who are waiting to see how the dealership responds.

If you’re an automotive dealership, operating and serving customers in California, Stone LLP is here to help as you evaluate the best options in handling your employment and labor law duties for your dealership.  You do the hard work running your business, and we’ll make sure you’re able to get here with ease.  

Schedule your consultation with an employment law defense attorney today by calling us at (818) 854-3600