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Louis A. Highman

About Louis

Louis A. Highman has more than 35 years of experience. Mr. Highman has argued in the California Supreme Court, has tried numerous cases to successful conclusion, and has served as a guest expert on employment issues on television and radio. Mr. Highman received his undergraduate degree from Stanford University, graduating with highest honors and as a Phi Beta Kappa in 1969. He received his law degree from the University of California at Berkeley Law School (Boalt Hall) in 1974. After graduating from the law school, he worked for San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation as a legal aid lawyer before going into private practice in 1977.

Bar Activity
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, State Bar of California
Practice Areas

Employment cases involving: 1) Sexual, Racial, And Sexual Orientation Harassment. 2) Discrimination Based On Disability, Medical Leave, Sex, Age, Race, National Origin, Sexual Orientation, Religion, Retaliation. 3) Wrongful Discharge Against Public Policy, e.g., Retaliation For Complaining About Discrimination, For Complaining About Unlawful Activities, For Complaining About Violation Of Wage And Hour Laws, For Complaining About Safety Issues, And For Other Whistleblower Activities. 4) Violations Of Wage And Hour Laws, Including But Not Limited To Unpaid Wages, Overtime, And Missed Meal And Rest Periods. 5) Assaultive Conduct And Intimidation By Threat Of Violence In Employment Context. 6) Fraud, Breach Of Contract.
Super Lawyer from 2004 – Present



Bruce J. Highman

About Bruce

Bruce J. Highman has been lead counsel on a number of cases that have resulted in published precedent decisions, has participated in numerous trials, and has appeared as a guest lecturer on employment law issues.

Mr. Highman received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1977 and his law degree from Stanford University Law School in 1981. After graduating from law school, he was selected, and served, as a law clerk to a justice of the Alaska Supreme Court in Juneau, Alaska. He entered private practice in 1982.

Bar Activity
  • Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Member, National Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member, Labor and Employment Law Section, State Bar of California
Practice Areas

Employment Cases Involving: 1) Sexual, Racial, And Sexual Orientation Harassment 2) Discrimination Based On Disability, Medical Leave, Sex, Age, Race, National Origin, Sexual Orientation, Religion, And Retaliation. 3) Violations Of Wage And Hour Laws, Including But Not Limited To Unpaid Wages, Overtime, Missed Meal And Rest Periods, Failure To Provide Employees With Suitable Seats When The Nature Of The Work Reasonably Permits The Employees To Do It While Seated, And Retaliation For Complaining About Violations Of Wage And Hour Laws. 4) Retaliation For Complaining About Discrimination, For Complaining About Violation Of Wage And Hour Laws, For Complaining About Fraud, For Complaining About Safety, And For Other Whistleblower Activities. 5) Qui Tam Claims Under The False Claims Act. 6) Fraud And Breach Of Contract. 7) Assaultive Conduct And Intimidation By Threat Of Violence In Employment Context.

Super Lawyer from 2004 – Present