Radha D. S. Kulkarni focuses on strategically defending employers in a broad range of single plaintiff and class and representative action employment matters. Such matters include claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, and retaliation, as well as California and FLSA wage and hour issues in state and federal court. She has particular expertise in defense of multiple concurrently filed class and representative actions against a single employer. Radha additionally counsels employers regarding employment policies and handbooks, disability accommodations, leaves of absence, sexual harassment, exemption and independent contractor misclassification, labor audits, executive compensation, and employment contract disputes. She also represents clients in trade secret misappropriation and unfair competition disputes. Radha has wide-ranging experience on matters involving complex issues of state and federal civil procedure.
- Employment litigation (both state and federal courts)
- Employment class action and PAGA defense
- Single plaintiff employment litigation: discrimination, harassment, and retaliation claims
- Intellectual property
- Employment counseling and advice
- Employment agreements