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People are often fired while on leave, after the leave is over or soon after asking about medical leave. Our California FMLA attorneys focus on FMLA cases and know how to use this law to recover a settlement for you. We are frequently able to resolve these cases quickly for people.

FMLA Explained

The FMLA stands for Family Medical Leave Act. This law provides employees with the right to take up to 90 days off to care for themselves or close family members with medical issues.

This law gives employees the right to take medical leave for themselves or family members. It also protects employees from retaliation for exercising their right to take medical leave. Employers sometimes fire or otherwise punish employees for taking medical leave and this law protects employees who get punished.

California FMLA Attorneys

California has its own version of the FMLA that provides even greater protection for employees. We use this law to help our clients obtain larger settlements.

How We can Help – California FMLA Attorneys

If you have been fired or otherwise punished in connection with taking or requesting family or medical leave then you may have a case. Our San Francisco FMLA attorneys can help employees who get fired for taking leave or asking about leave. If you have been fired in connection with family leave we can help you.

We provide free FMLA consultations and we handle these cases on a contingent fee basis. This means no fees or costs until we win your case.

Employment Case

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Talk with one of our experienced attorneys to determine if you have a case or not.

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Why You Should Choose Ottinger Employment Lawyers

Unlike many law firms, we focus on client happiness and results. As you can see by our reviews, most of our clients are very pleased with our services and how we treated them. We understand the importance of staying in touch and keeping you up to date.

In fact, the number one complaint against lawyers is their failure to communicate with clients. We take client communication very seriously. To ensure that our clients are kept up to date, we post all important matters on a shared online system.

But you are also interested in results. You want a law firm that will aggressively and professionally advocate for you. We have listed some recent results below to give you an idea.

Recent Judgements & Settlements
  • $5.4 Million settlement against NYC media company for wage & hour violations
  • $3 Million settlement on behalf of home health care workers
  • $650,000 settlement for unlawful deductions from commissioned salespeople
  • Negotiated executive employment agreement valued at $35 million
How to Find Us in San Francisco

Our office is conveniently located at 535 Mission Street, 14th Floor in Downtown San Francisco. Please call ahead to schedule a consultation.

Ottinger Employment Lawyers
535 Mission St 14th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 325-2088

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

If traveling by Bart, see their info here.

Contact us at (415) 325-2088 to see if we can help you. Directions to our SF Office.

Client Reviews
Wonderful Experience working with the Ottinger Firm! I was upset and very emotional after losing my job. The attorneys at the firm were very patient, caring and knowledgeable. They fought for me and won! Candith J.
Everybody at this firm was helpful, thorough, and knew what they were doing! They efficiently managed to get results. Any questions I had were answered with depth. The process in which they work made things feel very at ease when it came to the case I hired them for. I would highly recommend this firm! Christian S.
I never hesitate to recommend Robert Ottinger to friends and family. He is thoughtful, responsive, realistic in managing expectations, an expert in employment law and really cares about helping people with their employment situations. I'm grateful for the help he has provided to me Amy Z.
Thank you to the Ottinger firm for taking our case, fighting for us and getting positive results. When a business does not pay you what you are owed and you want results, The Ottinger firm is your go to! Robin H.