About LouisA founding member of the San Francisco, California, firm Highman, Highman & Ball, attorney Louis A. Highman has more than 35 years of experience. Louis has argued in California Supreme Court, has tried numerous cases to successful conclusion, and has served as a guest expert on employment issues on television and radio.
Louis 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 University of California at Berkeley Law School 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.
Employment cases involving: 1) Sexual, Racial, National Origin, 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.
Selected to Super Lawyers from 2004 – Present