Brandon R. Mita represents employers in various areas of employment law before state and federal trial and appellate courts, the American Arbitration Association, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and other state agencies responsible for investigating workplace discrimination and harassment.
In addition, Brandon provides advice and counseling to clients on a wide variety of employment law areas, including:
- Handbooks, policies, and procedures
- Employment-related contracts
- Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
- The Fair Labor Standards Act
- The Americans with Disabilities Act
- The Age Discrimination in Employment Act
- The Family and Medical Leave Act
- Illinois wage and hour issues
Throughout his career at Littler, Brandon has dedicated a substantial portion of his time to aiding several non-profits on a pro bono basis. From 2014-2016, Brandon served as the national legal counsel to one of the largest Asian Pacific American community-based organizations in the U.S. In this capacity, Brandon advised the organization on numerous areas, including but not limited to, employment and board governance. Brandon also provides pro bono employment-related advice to other local non-profit organizations in the Washington, D.C. area.
In 2016, Brandon served on a secondment at a large hotel management company where his responsibilities included leading the company’s internal investigations teams with respect to employment-related allegations as well as developing and providing training on the company’s internal investigation response protocols. Brandon also reviewed, revised, and drafted employment policies and procedures, and he developed strategies for the company’s employment litigation. Lastly, he was the primary contact for providing advice and counsel on a wide variety of human resources questions and issues, including but not limited to, background checks, leaves of absence, discrimination and harassment, and issues related to various wage and hour situations.
Prior to joining Littler, Brandon worked as a law clerk for former Equal Employment Opportunity Commissioner Stuart J. Ishimaru.