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For over 35 years, Barlow, Kobata & Denis LLP has represented employers and management in employment and labor law in Los Angeles and Chicago, with offices located in both cities. Our firm has expanded its practice to include insurance coverage and commercial defense litigation. Our firm services clients of all sizes, from Fortune 500 companies with multiple locations to smaller regional employers.

Our attorneys have experience in all aspects of employment and labor law. Their emphasis is on business planning, litigation avoidance, defending employers before state and federal administrative agencies and in state and federal court litigation, and labor relations planning, including collective bargaining. In addition, our attorneys frequently participate in seminars and in-house training programs and have written extensively regarding employment and labor law issues, as noted in the partner biographies on the Los Angeles and Chicago pages of our website.

While small in size by design and philosophy, our firm’s quality of service and competitive billing rates have enabled us to effectively represent and maintain long term relationships with a number of major corporations, including Williams-Sonoma, Inc., Bare Escentuals Beauty, Inc., National Technical Systems, Kohler Co., Del Monte Fresh Produce Co., Levi Strauss, Township Building Services, Bituminous Casualty Corporation, CTS Corporation, Staley, Inc. and Authentic Entertainment.