Shiva Shirazi Davoudian defends employers in California and federal courts on a wide range of employment law matters, including:
- Discrimination involving race, religion, nationality, age, gender and other classifications
- Sexual harassment
- Disability issues arising under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and the California Family Rights Act
- Unfair competition
- Misappropriation of trade secrets
- Breach of employment agreements
- Wage and hour violations
- Class actions
She also represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and arbitrates disputes arising under collective bargaining agreements.
Shiva counsels clients on compliance issues, preparation of commission agreements, and various workplace issues, including employee discipline, personnel policies and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
During law school, Shiva was a member of the Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review.