Employment Trial Lawyers Protecting Your Rights

Don’t put your livelihood or reputation on the line. Let our experience be your guide.

Notable Case Results

  • Sexual Harassment $1,000,000

    We filed a lawsuit against an employer who terminated an employee who complained about the unwelcomed sexual advances of her supervisors. We negotiated a settlement of $1,000,000 on behalf of our client.

  • Whistleblower $930,000

    We brought a lawsuit against a hospital who terminated a physician shortly after he complained about patient safety issues. We negotiated a settlement of $930,000.00 on behalf of the physician.

  • Breach of Employment Contract $875,000

    We filed a lawsuit on behalf of a client whose employer refused to comply with the terms of an oral agreement. We negotiated a settlement of $875,000 on behalf of our client.

  • Breach of Employment Contract $850,000

    We filed a lawsuit on behalf of our client who was wrongfully terminated and his employer refused to comply with the terms of his employment agreement. We negotiated a settlement of $850,000 on behalf of our client.

  • Misclassification and Breach of Employment Contract $800,000

    We filed a lawsuit on behalf of a client whose employment had been misclassified as an independent contractor. The employer also failed to follow through with its promise to pay our client certain goal-based performance bonuses. We negotiated a settlement of $800,000 on behalf of our client.

  • Sexual Harassment $770,000

    We negotiated a pre-lawsuit settlement of $770,000 on behalf of two individuals who had been sexually harassed by their supervisor at a religious institution.

  • Disability Discrimination $575,000

    We filed a lawsuit against a large package delivery company after it fired an employee because it claimed that the employee’s disability could not be accommodated. We negotiated a settlement of $575,000 on behalf of the employee.

  • Disability Discrimination $550,000

    We filed a lawsuit against an employer who demoted an employee after she came back from a disability leave and then terminated her when she complained about disability discrimination. We negotiated a settlement of $550,000 on behalf of our client.

  • Disability Discrimination $550,000

    We filed a lawsuit on behalf of a client who was denied a medical leave and then terminated because she could not perform her job due to her disability. We negotiated a settlement of $550,000 on behalf of our client.

  • Contractual Severance Agreement $509,000

    We negotiated a severance of $509,000 for an employee whose employer refused to comply with its contractual obligation to pay out the severance amount.

Los Angeles Employment Lawyers

At YMS, we represent clients in all forms of civil litigation. However, our Los Angeles attorneys each focus on his or her own area of practice. These areas of practice include: labor and employment litigation, real estate and construction litigation, business litigation, and intellectual property and entertainment litigation.

Our Los Angeles employment attorneys have successfully litigated and tried cases in every forum, including federal and state courts and arbitration.

Our Los Angeles law firm is also capable of handling your real estate transactional matters, including the purchase, sale and lease of any real estate.

Real Estate and Construction Litigation

We assist clients in navigating the regulations applicable in all aspects of commercial real estate and construction transactions. When disputes arise in real estate or construction transactions, our team of Los Angeles employment attorneys have substantial experience litigating those issues.

A team Approach

At YMS, you get a team of trial lawyers with a combined experience of over 85 years looking at your case, ensuring the best course of action is taken. 

  • Discrimination
    Discrimination
    California employees experience workplace discrimination on a regular basis. We may be able to help you hold your employer accountable for his or her misconduct.
  • Harassment
    Harassment
    Workplace sexual harassment is a serious issue. It affects both men and women, young and old, gay and straight. We can help you understand your legal options and determine if you have a case.
  • Workplace Retaliation
    Workplace Retaliation
    If you or someone close to you has been threatened after responding negatively to sexual advances, it is important to know that you have methods for recourse.
  • Real Estate & Construction Law
    Real Estate & Construction Law
    When disputes arise in real estate or construction transactions, we have substantial experience litigating those issues, from breach of contract disputes to design professional’s liens, mechanic’s liens, stop notice claims, and surety bond claims.
  • Intellectual Property
    Intellectual Property
    We have extensive experience in intellectual property and entertainment litigation. We represent entertainment companies, actors, musicians, talent managers and agents in various entertainment-related disputes.
  • Business Litigation
    Business Litigation
    We counsel our clients on the everyday challenges facing businesses so that they avoid litigation. When litigation is inevitable, we prosecute and defend claims in all forums of dispute resolution including state and federal courts, arbitration and mediation.

Highly Recognized

When assessing the prestige of employment law firms in Los Angeles, it is important to know that we have a proven track record of accomplishment and success. Our founding partner, and Los Angeles employment attorney, Navid Yadegar, has received an AV ranking (highest rating) by the reputable Martindale Hubbell. Members of our team have also been selected as American Lawyer Magazine’s “2013 Go-To Law Firm for the Top 500 Companies.”

Why Choose Our Los Angeles Employment Attorney

Along with these accolades, our Los Angeles employment attorneys have previously practiced at some of the largest and most prestigious law firms in Los Angeles. This includes Arnold & Porter and Proskauer Rose where they litigated “bet-the-company” cases on behalf of clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs and individuals. Our California transactional lawyers have also regularly handled multi-million dollar real estate deals across Los Angeles and the rest of California. The attorneys at our Los Angeles employment law firm have separated themselves from the pack and have garnered a reputation of excellence within the Los Angeles legal community.

  • AV Rated
  • Avvo 10.0
  • ASLA
  • Enterprise.com
  • Super Lawyers Top 100

What Makes Our Firm Different

  • Over 85 Years of Combined Experience

    At our firm, you can trust we have the experience to handle your case successfully. Each of our attorneys bring decades of experience practicing in the areas of employment and business litigation.

  • We Work as a Team

    At YMS, we believe collaboration is key to success. Working collectively with our clients ensures that every angle is explored in order to achieve the best results.

  • We Are Trial Attorneys

    Each of our attorneys has extensive experience litigating in a courtroom. We always try to settle outside of court, but if the case requires us to go, our team is prepared to do so.

  • Big-Firm Experience. Small-Firm Approach.

    Having previously worked at some of the largest law firms in the city, our attorneys can bring a high level experience to your case, yet keep the client-attorney relationship very personal.

Client Reviews

  • Best move I could have made!

    “I strongly recommend Navid and his firm to advocate for you, especially if you’ve experienced wrongful termination or workplace bullying or harassment due to a disability.”

    - Former Client
  • Hands down a great firm!

    “They took the time to listen and understand my situation and to devote plenty of time to be thorough and represent me in the best possible way.”

    - Adam M.
  • We got a great result.

    “Navid Soleymani initially analyzed the case and Navid Yadegar handled the case. Both of them were very professional and helpful during the entire process. Although, the case was a difficult one, thanks to them, we got a great result.”

    - Carlos A.
  • They had my best interest at heart

    “I always felt that they have my best interest at heart and have always given me sound legal advice. They made a very stressful situation a lot easier for our family.”

    - Katherine H.
  • Rockstars!

    “Navid knew exactly what to do, and the way he executed made me very excited and happy to have hired his firm. I was kept in the loop of everything, his professionalism didn’t go unnoticed.”

    - Denise A.
  • Smart, aggressive, and always well prepared!

    “We were glad to have Navid Soleymani on our side in our entertainment dispute. He is smart, aggressive, and always well prepared.”

    - Robert Reynolds, Manager of The Killers (recording artists)
  • Exceeded my expectations!

    “In a case where the employer had refused to even negotiate with my prior lawyers, Navid Yadegar aggressively built a case and obtained results that far exceeded my expectations.”

    - Zachary M., Plaintiff in an employment case
  • Outside the box thinking!

    “Just the type of outside the box thinking necessary to efficiently resolve complex business disputes.”

    - Jim Miele, CFO of Warehouse Shoe Sale
  • Terrific lawyers!

    “This firm is our go-to counsel for all of our business disputes and general advice. They are terrific lawyers who provide insightful strategic advice.”

    - James Rena, President of Cerebellum Corp.

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