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Matthew J. Weber represents employers in workplace matters, including virtually all types of employment litigation, with an emphasis in wage and hour class actions and Private Attorneys General Act (“PAGA”) actions. He also represents employers in single-plaintiff actions, including cases related to alleged discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, and harassment. Matthew has experience in state and federal court, as well as arbitration, and has deep experience in compelling matters to arbitration. Matthew is experienced in all stages of litigation, including initial investigations, pleading challenges, discovery, depositions, motions, and trial.

Matthew is an active member of the Labor and Employment community, regularly writing on wage and hour topics, including authoring wage and hour chapters/sections in a number of treatises/publications. Matthew counsels employers regarding employment policies, accommodations/leaves of absence, and exemption and independent contractor classification.

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