Overview

Benjamin A. Emmert represents employers in a variety of civil litigation matters in both state and federal court, including trials and appellate advocacy. He also represents the interests of employers in labor matters before administrative agencies and tribunals, such as the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. He also handles arbitration and mediation. His areas of expertise include:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Wrongful termination
  • Unlawful harassment
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Title VII
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The Fair Employment and Housing Act
  • The Older Workers Benefit Protection Act

Prior to joining Littler Mendelson, Benjamin was a litigator for a law firm in San Jose, California. In law school, he was editor for the Santa Clara University Law Review and was a member of the trial team and Honors Moot Court.

Speaking Engagements

2018 Bay Area Breakfast Briefing Series

San Francisco, CA

January 31, 2018

Education

  • J.D., Santa Clara University School of Law, 2000
  • B.A., University of California, San Diego, 1991

Bar Admission

California

Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California