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Megan Lewis represents public employers, including cities, counties, special districts, and private school clients on employment law issues.  Megan is an accomplished litigator with over a decade of litigation experience before state and federal courts, administrative bodies, and in private arbitrations.  She is experienced in all aspects of the litigation process, including pleadings, written discovery and depositions, dispositive motion practice, alternative dispute resolution and trial.  Megan defends employers on the full array of employment law matters, including cases involving alleged violations of Title VII, the Fair Employment and Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the California and United States Constitutions, and tort claims.  She also provides advice and counsel to the firm’s clients on diverse employment and labor law matters such as employee leave issues, discipline, and anti-discrimination, harassment, and retaliation laws.

The allegations of sexual harassment and assault levied against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein have been front page news for the last week.  The board of directors of his company swiftly voted to terminate his employment, but only time will tell what impact Mr. Weinstein’s transgressions (and alleged criminal activity) will have on his former company. 

A California Court of Appeal recently found that the City and County of San Francisco’s disciplinary procedure for police officers is not compliant with the Public Safety Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act (“POBRA”), which requires that all California law enforcement agencies provide officers with certain minimum procedural rights.  In Morgado v. City and County