In the realm of civil litigation, employment law, and constitutional and civil rights law, you need a seasoned professional who will fight for your rights. Look no further than Michael Freedman, a senior counsel at Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP. With an impressive track record and extensive experience, Mr. Freedman is a dedicated advocate for your legal needs.
Areas of Expertise
Complex Civil Litigation
Mr. Freedman specializes in complex civil litigation, where his knowledge and expertise shine. He delves into intricate legal issues, providing comprehensive guidance and representation to his clients. His ability to navigate complex litigation is testament to his skill and dedication.
Employment disputes can be challenging and emotionally charged. Mr. Freedman is well-versed in employment law and excels at protecting the rights of employees. Whether you are dealing with wage-and-hour conflicts, discrimination, or misclassification, he will fight for the justice and fairness you deserve.
Constitutional and Civil Rights Law
Your constitutional and civil rights are paramount, and Mr. Freedman is committed to upholding them. As an advocate for justice, he takes on cases involving the rights of prisoners with mental illness, disabilities, and serious medical conditions. You can trust him to champion your rights and ensure that justice is served.
Appellate litigation requires a deep understanding of legal principles and persuasive argumentation. Mr. Freedman brings his extensive experience to the table, representing clients in appellate courts with skill and precision. His dedication to pursuing justice is evident in every case he handles.
Hernandez Gomez v. The GEO Group, Inc.
In this groundbreaking case, Mr. Freedman, alongside co-counsel, filed a lawsuit against GEO Group, Inc., a private prison corporation. The lawsuit exposed the company’s unlawful practices of forcing detained immigrants to work for meager wages, well below California’s minimum wage. Mr. Freedman’s efforts seek to end these exploitative practices and ensure fair treatment for immigrants in GEO’s custody.
Salvation Army National Cases
Another notable case involves The Salvation Army, where RBGG, together with co-counsel, is representing participants in Salvation Army adult rehabilitation centers and programs. The lawsuits allege that The Salvation Army violated federal and state laws by failing to pay minimum wage to the workers enrolled in their programs. These cases aim to hold The Salvation Army accountable for their wage violations and seek justice for the affected individuals.
Olabi v. Neutron Holdings, Inc. dba Lime
Mr. Freedman and his co-counsel filed an action against Lime, a popular motorized scooter rental company, under California’s Private Attorney General Act (PAGA). The lawsuit challenges Lime’s misclassification of their “Juicers” as independent contractors, when they should be treated as employees under California law. This case seeks to ensure that Lime adheres to labor laws regarding fair wages and proper employment classification.
Education and Experience
Mr. Freedman’s impressive credentials speak to his expertise and dedication to the legal profession. He is a graduate of Stanford Law School and Claremont McKenna College. Prior to joining RBGG, he served as a law clerk to respected judges in the United States District Courts. Mr. Freedman’s commitment to excellence is evident in his work and the recognition he has received throughout his career.
When it comes to legal representation, you deserve someone who will fight tirelessly for your rights. Michael Freedman of Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP is that advocate. With his extensive experience in complex civil litigation, employment law, constitutional and civil rights law, and appellate litigation, Mr. Freedman is the attorney you want by your side. Contact Garrity Traina today to schedule a consultation and ensure that your rights are protected.