$800,000 Verdict Against LA County

I am very proud to announce that an Ortiz Law Office client received an $800,000 verdict from a jury on Friday, November 5, 2021 in a whistleblower retaliation case against the County of Los Angeles. Brandon Ortiz handled the pre-trial work of the case, including drafting the lawsuit, taking key depositions, and defeating the Defendant’s motion for summary judgment. […]

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The One Thing You Should NEVER Do If You Take A Medical Leave

Most people know that a federal law called the Family And Medical Leave Act guarantees qualified employees up to 12 weeks of job protected leave for serious medical conditions. (In California, we have an equivalent law called the California Family Rights Act.) But what many employees do not know is that other laws, including the […]

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Responding To Negative Performance Reviews

Evaluate whether the review was sincere When you’re answering this question, you need to do your best to be objective. You may want to explain the situation to your spouse or a friend to get their feedback. Performance reviews, when used properly, can be an effective tool for improving performance. Sometimes a manager is sincerely […]

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