Employment Advice, Counsel, and Litigation Experience
Ms. Dalesandro provides advice to businesses concerning all aspects of business and employment law, including pre-hiring issues, employment applications, employment policies and manuals, personnel evaluations, accommodation and leave issues, disciplinary matters, reductions in force, personnel management, record keeping and privacy issues, termination, severance, unfair competition, confidentiality, wage and hour, and unemployment-related issues. She also represents employers and individuals in negotiating various types of contracts, including employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, proprietary information agreements, independent contractor agreements, licensing agreements, and severance/release agreements.
Ms. Dalesandro has extensive litigation experience in defending employers against claims and matters such as business disputes, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, drug testing and “no tolerance” issues, benefits issues, and employment discrimination claims. Jil is experienced in performing investigations regarding employment-related matters, and she defends employers in administrative audits, penalty assessment matters concerning wage and employment tax issues. Ms. Dalesandro has represented clients before the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement, the California Employment Development Department, as well as before California Superior Courts, California Courts of Appeal, Federal Courts, the American Arbitration Association, JAMS/Endispute, and private arbitrators/mediators. She is also a professional mediator and arbitrator.
Member since: 2009