San Francisco Employment Lawyers

San Francisco employment lawyers

When you need an experienced employment attorney to help you negotiate executive benefits or fight back against mistreatment at your workplace, call the Ottinger Employment Lawyers. Our California law office was opened in 2009, and like the lawyers in our office on the East Coast, we have always worked to provide our clients with strong representation and support while they’re going through these stressful events.

Employment law is our focus, and we can help you with most legal issues that involve the workplace. Just below, you can find a list of some the ways we can represent you. If you have any questions, or would like to schedule a consultation, please call us at the number provided.

How we can Help—San Francisco Legal Services

We represent executives and employees in all employment matters.   For executives, we negotiate severance packages, employments agreements and handle compensation disputes over bonuses and commissions.   

For employees, we handle claims for overtime pay, expense reimbursement, FMLA, pregnancy discrimination, and wrongful termination,  


Severance Packages
Employment Agreements
Bonus & Commission Disputes
Non Compete Issues

Wages & Hours

Employee Expense Reimbursement

Employee’s Right to Minimum Wage

Independent Contractor Misclassification

Overtime Pay

Meal & Rest Breaks

Employment Discrimination

Age Discrimination

Disability Discrimination

Wrongful Termination

Additionally, we represent employees in class-action lawsuits. Our employment lawyers are not timid when dealing with even the largest companies.

Flexible Fee Arrangements

To better serve all types of clients who need our assistance, and to cover the different types of legal services that we offer, we use several different fee agreements. Depending on the type of assistance you need, one or more of these payment arrangements may be available.

  •         Flat Fee
  •         Hourly
  •         Contingency

Learn More about Our Employment Lawyers

Choosing Ottinger Employment Lawyers means that you may work with one or more of these talented and experienced lawyers at our San Francisco office.

Robert W. Ottinger

– Employment Attorney  –
(917) 566-2037 |


Ariel Y. Graff

– Employment Attorney –
(212) 203-3473 |


Cedric Joseph Severino

– Employment Attorney –
(323) 514-5499 |


How to Find Us in San Francisco

Our office is conveniently located at 535 Mission Street in Downtown San Francisco.  Please see the map below for directions.  Please call ahead to schedule a consultation.

The Ottinger Firm, P.C.
535 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94105
(415) 262-0096

Office Hours:
Mon-Fri 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

If traveling by Bart, see their info here.

San Francisco Employment Law Resources


The California Employment Lawyers Association is a statewide organization of lawyers who focus on helping employees and executives.  They provide seminars and educational materials on overtime pay, minimum wage, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, wrongful termination and most other employment related topics.  CELA also has a lawyer referral service.

EEOC – San Francisco

The EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) is a federal agency that investigates and prosecutes claims of employment discrimination.