Margaret Rosenthal focuses her practice in employment law, counseling and representing employers in class actions and other litigation of employment claims, including wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, OSHA, and wage and hour issues. She also represents clients in business and commercial litigation, with special emphasis on counseling and litigation of disputes involving protection of trade secrets, unfair competition, and unfair business practices. Margaret provides training, investigates complaints, and counsels employers in all aspects of employment matters, including wage and hour issues (including classification of exempt and independent contractor status), harassment complaints, company-wide layoffs and terminations, development of employee handbooks, and policies. She handles employment and labor issues in mergers and acquisitions and negotiates and drafts employment, confidentiality, and severance agreements.
In addition to her career as an attorney, Margaret is a member of the Board of Directors, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (2008 to present), and was a member of the Board of Directors, Hollywood/Los Angeles Beautification Team (2000 to 2008). Margaret has served as a mediator for the District of Columbia Mediation Service (1983 to 1986) and she was a reporter for the New York Daily News (1974 to 1976).