Ms. Yass McNeil

Ms. Yass McNeil

Yass McNeil
  • Business Law, Employment Law
  • California
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Ms. McNeil practices exclusively in the area of employment law and business litigation. She represents employers at trial, mediation and arbitration on employment litigation, wage and hour actions, multi-plaintiff and single plaintiff cases involving various employment claims, including discrimination and harassment, wrongful discharge, unfair competition, and misappropriation of trade secrets. Ms. McNeil, regularly advises a wide range of corporations, large and small, on labor and employment-related issues, including wage and hour matters under state law and the FLSA, unfair competition, reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), the Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") and the Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA"), protecting trade secrets, and proprietary information, non-solicitation issues, and other related personnel matters. Ms. McNeil assist Employers in all phases of an employment relationship, from drafting employment contracts, manuals, to resolution of claims. Ms. McNeil, also advises and assists her clients with establishing executive compensation and a broad range of employee benefits, as well as fiduciary issues faced by employers. Ms. McNeil further serves employers by designing, drafting, maintaining, and terminating plans and programs. Ms. McNeil works closely with clients in four essential areas: 1) risk management--litigation avoidance and defense; 2) development of effective workplace policies and procedures; 3) protection of companies’ trade secrets and proprietary information; and 4) traditional labor law matters. Ms. McNeil provides counseling to Employers to prevent litigation, employment disputes, and exposure to fines and penalties by government agencies such as EDD and the DLSE.

Practice Areas
  • Business Law
  • Employment Law
Additional Practice Area
  • General Civil
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
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Languages
  • French: Spoken, Written
  • Persian: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
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Ms. McNeil, regularly advises a wide range of corporations, large and small, on labor and employment-related issues, including wage and hour matters under state law and the FLSA, unfair competition, reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"), the Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") and the Fair Employment and Housing Act ("FEHA"), protecting trade secrets, and proprietary information, non-solicitation issues, and other related personnel matters. Ms. McNeil assist Employers in all phases of an employment relationship, from drafting employment contracts, manuals, to resolution of claims. Ms. McNeil, also advises and assists her clients with establishing executive compensation and a broad range of employee benefits, as well as fiduciary issues faced by employers. Ms. McNeil further serves employers by designing, drafting, maintaining, and terminating plans and programs. Ms. McNeil works closely with clients in four essential areas: 1) risk management--litigation avoidance and defense; 2) development of effective workplace policies and procedures; 3) protection of companiesâ trade secrets and proprietary information; and 4) traditional labor law matters. Ms. McNeil provides counseling to Employers to prevent litigation, employment disputes, and exposure to fines and penalties by government agencies such as EDD and the DLSE. Litigation Defense and Dispute Resolution: Ms. McNeilâs litigation practice includes employment litigation and wage and hour actions. Ms. McNeil has represented employers and employees at trial and mediation/arbitration. Admissions: * California * The United States District Court for the Northern, Central, Southern and Eastern Districts of California * The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Education * Pepperdine University of Law, Malibu, California, J.D., 1992 * California State University, Fullerton, M.A., 1988, Experimental Psychology * California State University, Fullerton, B.A., 1985, Psychology
Education
California State University - Fullerton
B.A. | Psychology
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California State University - Fullerton
M.A. | Experimental Psychology
Honors: Deans List
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Pepperdine University School of Law
Juris Doctor - Law (1992) | Law
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Professional Associations
California State Bar # 162401
Member
- Current
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Santa Ana, CA 92707
USA
Telephone: (714) 957-2408
Telephone: (714) 957-2408
Fax: (714) 838-0585
5 Hutton Centre Drive, Suite 860
South Coast Metro, CA 92707
USA
Telephone: (714) 662-2664
Fax: (714) 838-0383