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Areas of Practice

Areas of Practice


The law firm of Barlow, Kobata & Denis LLP defends businesses throughout Los Angeles and Chicago in connection with a range of employment and labor law matters.  We assist employers with litigation, administrative, and traditional labor issues, and handle cases involving California, Illinois, and federal employment laws.  Our attorneys practice in both state and federal court, and regularly appear before the relevant state and federal administrative agencies.  For more information about the types of cases we handle, please see our practice areas overview.

Employment law is a dynamic area of practice, governed by an ever-evolving array of laws and regulations.  Founded in 1980, Barlow, Kobata & Denis LLP is comprised of a team of attorneys who are experienced in their field, with an in-depth understanding of the current state of the law, its future direction, and the accompanying practical implications for employers.  This allows us to both help clients avoid litigation entirely by anticipating future employment problems, and effectively defend clients when and if a case goes to trial.  As testament to our reputation for excellence in this area of law, we are the recipients of Martindale-Hubbell‘s “AV” peer rating, signifying the highest levels of legal ability and ethical standards.

Our lawyers have large law firm experience, but our firm is small by design, providing clients with a high level of personal service and direct attorney and partner access.  We pride ourselves on forming long-standing personal relationships with clients, granting us a familiarity with their businesses that allows us to act quickly to protect their interests and provide effective advice whenever a labor issue arises.