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Oleg Albert

oleg-albert

415-697-2000

Oleg Albert is an associate with the firm. He advises and defends management in all types of employment matters, including wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, disability accommodation claims, and trade secrets misappropriation claims. In litigation, he represents employers in federal and state courts against single plaintiff lawsuits, as well as wage and hour class actions and PAGA representative actions. He also represents employers in administrative proceedings with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment & Housing, and the Division of Labor Stands Enforcement. Additionally, he prepares employee handbooks and policies, offers of employment, separation agreements, as well as advises and counsels Human Resources on hiring, investigations, leave management, discipline and terminations.

Areas of Practice:

Employment Law

  • Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Employee Discipline and Terminations
  • Retaliation
  • Disability Accommodations
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Personnel Policies and Handbooks
  • Arbitration Agreements
  • Offer of Employment and Separation Agreements

Trade Secrets

  • Trade Secrets and Customer Lists
  • Employee Mobility

Publications: 

Piece Rate, Commission and Other Alternative Wage Payments Systems Raise Wage & Labor Code Compliance Issues, summer 2013.

San Francisco’s “Ban the Box” Ordinance, winter 2014.

San Francisco, Oakland, and San Diego Paid Sick Leave Laws, spring 2015

Honors and Awards:

Northern California Super Lawyers, Rising Star: 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017

Professional Activities & Organizations:

State Bar of California, 2007 – Present

UCLA Alumni Association, 2005 – Present

State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Section, 2010 – Present

Past Employment Positions:

Elekta AB, Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Associate, 2007 – 2009

Tumber & Albert, Partner, 2009 – 2013

Simpson, Garrity, Innes & Jacuzzi, P.C., Associate, 2013 – 2015

Education:

Golden Gate University, School of Law, J.D., 2007

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Golden Gate University Dean’s List
  • Golden Gate University Merit Scholarship Recipient
  • Witkin Award for Academic Excellence in Evidence and Insurance Law
  • CALI Awards for Academic Excellence in Writing & Research I and Federal Income Taxation

University of California at Los Angeles, B.A. Economics and Political Science, 2003