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"Elnaz Masoom empowered me with the information I needed to understand my rights. She takes time to listen and then informs, and she does so with a caring approach."

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"We find Masoom Law Firm to be a valued and trusted resource when it comes to employment law matters. Masoom Law Firm does represent plaintiffs, and offer excellent legal counsel."

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"I was compensated, but most importantly my confidence has been restored. She is a wonderful attorney and a warmhearted person."

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"We are VERY satisfied with the documents and Massom Law Firm's professionalism as they helped guide us through the incorporation process. We would highly recommend them and look forward to using them again in the future."

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Erica D.

"She helped me decide between a wrongful termination case or negotiating a severance agreement. Her guidance on writing business correspondence that made legal sense was crucial in sending the right message and attaining a final result that was fair for both parties."

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At Masoom Law Firm P.C., our experienced San Jose employment law attorneys dedicate our practice to representing employers and employees in any labor and employment law dispute.

Elnaz Masoom and her team collectively have over 20 years of experience representing our clients in Santa Clara County and beyond. We know how to defend employers when unfounded claims are filed by disgruntled employees. And how to maximize compensation following employment discrimination, unlawful termination, sexual harassment, retaliation, and other workplace disputes.

We are tenacious defenders of workplace rights in California who empower, advise, and fight for your future. We have the legal experience to assist you and will provide advice on a confidential basis.

San Jose, Santa Clara County, Silicon Valley, and California have legal protections for their employees. Federal labor legislation is in place for everyone in the country due to past acts of employment discrimination and harassment in workplaces. States may also create new employment regulations if they choose. California is a progressive state regarding its workers’ health, safety, and well-being.

Employers with small businesses who face frivolous lawsuits have so much to lose. MLFPC is ready to defend your interests and ensure all your hard-work is protected from opportunistic individuals aiming to discredit you and enrich themselves.


What is Employment Law?

Wronged employees deserved a strong team, such as MLFPC, to navigate through litigation and countless regulations.

Employment law is a legal subfield that focuses on the employee-employer relationship, and their respective expectations and obligations. Employment law regulates compensation scales, labor standards, workspace conditions, employment contracts, workplace issues, business arrangements, recruitment, training, termination of employment, and all other workplace elements.

Often, a wronged employee requires expert assistance to fight an employer and others to seek fair transactions, suitable faith employment, and justice.

In such circumstances, our Santa Clara County employment attorneys are available to assist you with the unique problems posed by workplace law claims and help resolve sexual harassment, religious discrimination, any employment matter, or legal challenges.

Our goal is to handle sophisticated employment litigation processes by providing our award-winning legal services.

We understand the difficult decisions accompanied by serving a lawsuit for malicious employer or employee treatment. That is why you can count on our expertise and more than 20 years of experience to lead you to the best possible outcome in your legal situation.

When you’re ready to pursue legal action, an employment attorney in our Santa Clara County law offices can assist you in determining the best course of action for your situation. If the government agency cannot settle your complaint and reimburse your losses, you may be entitled to file a lawsuit.

With our assistance, you may obtain compensation for both economic and non-economic damages resulting from employment law litigation difficulties. Employees who have their rights violated by employers or coworkers need advocates they can trust.

Our employment lawyers in San Jose, CA, fight for people in Silicon Valley who need help obtaining compensation in California. Our labor lawyers are on the side of the hardworking individuals whose dreams are shattered by unethical, discriminatory, and unjust employers.

For employers, we ensure your management and workforce is properly trained in the law and employee relations to avoid legal claims. When the courtroom can not be avoided, we will litigate your case in state or federal courts.


What Laws Protect San Jose Employees?

Workers in San Jose, as well as throughout California, are protected by federal and state laws. Workers in all 50 states are covered under federal employment legislations.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)
  • Wage and hour laws
  • Whistleblower and retaliation laws
  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
  • California Paid Family Leave Act (CFRA)
  • Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA)
  • Title VII on workplace discrimination
  • Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act (WARN)

Practice Areas

Labor and Employment Law Litigation

Employment Litigation is a long and difficult process. When an employee sues a company, effective legal counsel entails not only knowing employment and labor laws, but also an indebt knowledge of evidence and trial procedures.

At MLFPC, we have learned to view the courtroom as a boxing ring, and we fight relentlessly. Motivated by the tension and win-or-lose challenge within the ring, we are determined to win for clients while keeping realistic glasses on.

Business and Management Litigation

The law is constantly in flux, so management practices must adapt quickly. MLFPC strives to anticipate these changes so you can focus more on building the business.

Workplace Investigations and Audits

MLFPC has successfully assisted and represented clients before the Employment Development Department (EDD), CUIAB Appeals Board, and Department of Labor (DLSE). When facing an audit, employers must respond swiftly and effectively. Let us begin with gaining an understanding of your operations, the scope of the audit, assess your company’s risk, and guide you through appeal.

Our Team

Elnaz Masoom, Esq.

Elnaz Masoom, Esq.

Managing Attorney

John Nguyen, Esq.

John Nguyen, Esq.

Senior Litigation Attorney

Laura Rodriguez-Lopez

Laura Rodriguez-Lopez

Legal Assistant

Joel Rodriguez

Joel Rodriguez

Legal Assistant

Cindy Reacer

Cindy Reacer

Office Administrator

Lucy Lundgren

Lucy Lundgren

Client Care Coordinator

How Can Our San Jose Employment Lawyers Help With Workplace Lawsuits

The topic of employment law is much more complicated than it appears. For employers it is about their ability to run their business smoothly and without (or imnimal) interruption. For employees it is about their entire future and the financial stability of their family.


The attorneys at Masoom Law Firm P.C. help iemployers and employees reach satisfactory resolution in cases of conflict. We help individuals regain control of their lives by assisting them in taking steps to get it back. We assist employers defend claims of misconduct, unlawful termination, discrimination, and the likes.

Attorneys at our law firm represent clients in California’s state and federal courts for employment issues and other legal needs.

We can help you with various legal issues, including discrimination, wage, and hour difficulties. We have over 20 years of combined experience dealing with employees’ many challenges in today’s workplaces.

We fully comprehend the consequences of losing a job or working in an unpleasant workplace. There is no risk in speaking with us during a consultation (confidential under an attorney-client relationship) to determine whether your case has merit.

Employees and employers in Silicon Valley have relied on us for honest advice, dedicated legal services, and effective litigation in the face of adversity. 

Our attorneys provide the legal services and will guide you through the entire process, ensuring that you understand your rights and fight for the rightfully deserved outcome.

Call (408) 599-3191 to book a consultation now. We will guide you on how to resolve disputes and even prevent future disputes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What skills Does a San Jose Employment Law Attorney Need?

Working with attorneys has its advantages. Employment lawyers can help you obtain employment that meets both your professional and personal objectives, whether it’s full-time or part-time, temporary to permanent. They can also assist if you have a disability and may be eligible for any of these categories: ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act), DOL (Dependents’ Labor Standards Act), FLSA (Fair Labor Standard Act), FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act), FEHA (Fair Employment and Housinfg Act). An attorney for Employees works as an advisor to individuals interested in preserving their jobs rather than filing cases in court. Flexibility is essential; proactivity is rewarded; excellent negotiation skills are required; exceptional analytical abilities are necessary.

Can You Sue for Wrongful Termination in San Jose, CA?

Employees cannot be terminated for unlawful reasons in California. In such circumstances, the firm may seek recovery of lost wages and benefits, penalties as well as attorney fees and cost of litigation.

What Does a San Jose, CA Labor lawyer Do?

An employment lawyer in San Jose, CA, can help you with various legal issues, including discrimination, wage and hour claims, etc. If you have been wrongfully terminated, an employment attorney can help you file a lawsuit against your former employer. To schedule a consultation with an employment lawyer in Santa Clara County, call (408) 599-3191 today.

“Today’s clients are sophisticated enough to know that not every path is feasible or will lead to success. Clients want lawyers who focus on what can be accomplished and how to achieve it.”

– Elnaz Masoom, Managing Attorney