Margaret Rosenthal focuses her practice in employment law.
Ms. Rosenthal counsels and represents 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.
Ms. Rosenthal 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, Ms. Rosenthal is a member of the Board of Directors, Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles (2008 - present), and was a member of the Board of Directors, Hollywood/Los Angeles Beautification Team (2000-2008). Ms. Rosenthal 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).
Some of Ms. Rosenthal’s publications and presentations include:
Ms. Rosenthal’s reported cases:
3/7/2013 - BakerHostetler Attorneys Receive 2013 Client Choice Awards
4/13/2012 - California Supreme Court's Long-Awaited Ruling in Brinker Provides Employers Favorable Interpretation of Meal Break Requirements, Clarifies Rest Break Timing Requirement
1/31/2012 - Reminder of February 1 Deadline for Posting OSHA 300A Summary