Lurking in the fine print of all sorts of agreements we sign is our consent to waive the right to a trial.
Pregnancy discrimination cases on the rise for past 20 years
Jayme Walker — an attorney and a mother — specializes in protecting the rights of pregnant employees.
Age discrimination laws protect those 40 and older
Oakland law firm is kept “very busy” litigating cases involving workers targeted by employers due to their age.
Is your landlord sexually harassing you?
Attorney shares the steps for documenting and reporting, before taking legal action against a harasser.
‘Am I drinking too much?’
Oakland attorney and former alcoholic Gary Gwilliam reacts to the drinking epidemic fueled by the COVID pandemic.
CROWN Act protects ethnic hairstyles
For Angelina Austin, hair discrimination — and all its accompanying external and internal judgements — is a thread woven throughout her personal and professional life. Austin, a Bay Area native and graduate of Golden Gate University School of Law, is the newest attorney at Oakland’s Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer, and its first Black attorney. Austin […]
Rob Schwartz enjoys the fight for worker rights
Partner with Oakland law firm helps whistleblowers and employees facing harassment and discrimination.
Turning support staff into legal partners at Oakland firm
Mentoring at Oakland law firm has formed clerks, receptionists and delivery staff into attorneys.
Oakland firm’s newest attorney has substantial experience in civil litigation
A graduate of Mills College and Golden Gate University Law School, Angelina Austin is now an attorney with Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer.
Attorney returns to Oakland firm he clerked with, rises to partner
Gwilliam, Ivary, Choisso, Cavalli & Brewer’s newest partner, Winston Moody, enjoys “fighting the good fight.”
Lawyer, CHP officers and others accused in murder case, seeking justice
Oakland firm Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer is representing several plaintiffs that say that they were framed by police and prosecutors.
Dozens of longtime employees are suing Farmers Insurance for age discrimination
The Oakland-based law firm Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli and Brewer is representing the plaintiffs. (sponsored)
After six decades, Gary Gwilliam is still seeking justice for plaintiffs
There may never be another trial lawyer quite like the founder of the Oakland-based firm Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli and Brewer.
Attorney Randall Strauss has helped unfairly victimized workers for three decades
The longtime trial lawyer continues to advocate for justice as managing partner of the Oakland-based firm Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli and Brewer. (sponsored)
Oakland attorney is winning in the courtroom, and leading in her industry
Along with her firm, Gwilliam, Ivary, Chiosso, Cavalli & Brewer, Jayme Walker is championing justice and advocating for greater compassion in the legal sector.
Wrongful-death lawsuit puts spotlight on police mishandling of mental health crises
Jacob Bauer was in mental distress when he was killed by Pleasanton police. Now his parents and an Oakland-based firm are fighting so others can avoid the same fate.
After 14-year legal battle, mortgage fraud whistleblowers received justice
Oakland-based firm Gwilliam Ivary Chiosso Cavalli & Brewer stood by the 6 female plaintiffs, when others were ready to throw in the towel. (sponsored)