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Labor & Employment Law for Employees

Our Stockton Labor Lawyer and Employment Attorney Helps Employees

Experienced representation for workers in California

No one has the right to harass you at your place of work or deny you access to employee benefits. Law Offices of Mark S. Adams is here to provide guidance and to protect the rights of workers from abusive colleagues or opportunistic management. We have extensive knowledge of California and federal labor and employment laws and are committed to providing prompt legal advice in all employment-related issues. Our lawyer has earned an excellent reputation for the day-to-day compliance counseling we provide and for our work in settlement negotiations, mediation, arbitration and court trials.

Standing up for your rights

We understand that employees are often hesitant to take on the burden of suing their employers or fearful of standing up for their wage and hour rights, particularly when the employer is a large corporation. Our attorney supports you through the stress of the situation to help you receive the justice you deserve. We have handled all kinds of labor and employment law issues including:

  • Human resource policies
  • Employee manuals
  • Hostile negotiations
  • Unfair labor practices
  • Collective bargaining
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Employment contracts
  • Workplace violence
  • Class action defense
  • Employee privacy rights
  • Labor relations
  • Wage and hour laws
  • Occupational safety hazards
  • Health care
  • Workers’ compensation laws
  • Equality-based laws
  • Equal opportunity laws
  • Sexual harassment

Contact a knowledgeable labor lawyer.

If you think you may have a labor or employment law case and are interested in pursuing legal action, contact our Stockton office online or at 209-481-3485 to schedule a consultation. We believe that every client — no matter how complex the case — should receive personalized attention, including regular updates regarding case progress and options.

Awards & Affiliations
  • Peer Review
Recent Results
  • "In a 2006 case in a San Joaquin County Superior Court case entitled the Chargin v. Stockton Port District. Mr. Adams was hired by the Port Commission as trial counsel in what turned out to be a three month jury trial involving nineteen plaintiffs who claimed 7.5 million dollars in damages resulting from the Port’s alleged maintenance of a nuisance. The jury returned 38 defense verdicts on behalf of Mr. Adams’ client."

  • "Mr. Adams again represented the Stockton Port District in Federal District Court in Sacramento and obtained a $600,000 settlement against one of the Port’s insurance carriers, CNA who denied a covered claim."

  • "In 2017 he settled a case against an insurance company for the Policy Limit of $250,000 for a man struck by a truck in a parking lot aggravating his depression and fibromyalgia."

  • "In 2018 he settled an age discrimination case for $200,000 against a large Ag equipment dealer."

Testimonials
  • "FANTASTIC AND I WILL TELL YOU WHYMark has been my lawyer for two separate cases. When the second work related incident occurred, I didn’t hesitate to call Mark.Mark is very sensitive to issues that need a soft touch. Going through what I was I did not want an out of touch in-compassionate lawyer. I appreciated his approach.He always “showed up”. Emails were sent and received promptly, he was always easy to get a hold of and most importantly never said he was going to do anything he didn’t do. I never felt like I was “just another client”Lastly, his experience was extensive. He communicated in a way that was easy to understand. I didn't have to deal with the legal jargon as with other lawyers." - Jessica 09/06/17

  • "Great employment lawyer!I did my research and I found Mr. Adams. He helped me with my case. I was always kept updated and responded quickly with any questions. He represented me very well and I would recommend to friends and family or anybody who wants a great lawyer with experience." - Jose 08/28/17

  • "Pregnancy discrimination etc...Mark, was awesome he was honest caring, efficient. When no other attorney wanted my case he was the only one who actually cared about my case. I thank him so much because i was ready to give up, i must mention i was not a easy client. He got me settlement i agreed to. Thanks Mark your the best and i highly recommend this attorney." - Latoya Brumfield 03/09/17

  • "Wrongful TerminationMark took my case when I was turned by three other attorneys. This was my first experience in dealing with an attorney, and I want to say that working with Mark made it much easier than I expected.He kept me fully informed at all times. He was very professional, dedicated, and hard working.My case was settled after 1-1/2 years due to Mark's hard work." - Anonymous 03/03/15

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