Civil Rights

Longyear, O’Dea & Lavra, LLP’s civil rights practice involves representing public entities, agencies, businesses, public and private sector employers and employees in disputes over illegal discrimination and other civil rights violations.

The firm provides experienced advice and representation in matters involving:

  • Sexual Harassment / Discrimination
  • Hostile Work Environment
  • Age Discrimination
  • Race Discrimination
  • Gender Discrimination
  • Pregnancy Discrimination
  • National Origin Discrimination
  • Religious Discrimination
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Liability
  • Architectural or Structural Barrier Cases
  • Accommodation Claims under FEHA
  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Claims
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Claims
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Retaliation
  • Negligent Supervision and Retention
  • Civil Service Hearings
  • Eighth Amendment Rights
  • Fourth Amendment Rights
  • Corrections Liability
  • Search and Seizure
  • Unlawful Arrest
  • Excessive Force
  • Unlawful Restraint
  • Conditions of Confinement
  • Labor Union Arbitrations
  • ADEA Claims
  • Law Enforcement / Police Procedures

In addition to the firm’s courtroom practice, the attorneys at Longyear, O’Dea & Lavra, LLP provide advice, policy review and other risk management consultation to help clients avoid problems in the first place.

When losing isn’t an option, and winning at all costs doesn’t fit the bill, hire California civil rights attorneys who will win at the right cost. Longyear, O’Dea & Lavra, LLP in Sacramento.