Chris Boman is a partner in the Irvine office. His practice is focused on defending employment related lawsuits and administrative complaints on a variety of issues, including harassment, retaliation, discrimination, workplace violence, employee discipline and termination, and wage & hour, including prevailing wage issues.
He represents employers in both state and federal court as well as before state and federal agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).
Chris handles multi-party complex and class action litigation, specifically addressing harassment, discrimination, wage & hour, and other labor and employment issues. He has represented clients before the California Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board (CUIAB) on various issues, including employee vs. independent contractor classification, and before California's Employment Development Department (EDD) with regard to tax assessments and liens.
Additionally, he provides preventive advice to clients on various personnel issues, including employee compensation and benefits, discipline and termination, and the development of preventive policies and procedures to avoid employment claims and litigation.
Chris also provides compliance and liability prevention training, and is a frequent speaker for trade groups and associations as well as private employers. He was named a Southern California Super Lawyers - Rising Stars from 2005-2012.