Dentons

Labor & Employment Department

California
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What the team is known for Notable team of labor and employment practitioners with extensive experience in disputes such as wage and hour class actions. Also advises on disputes involving allegations of discrimination and trade secrets violations, including both domestic and cross-border mandates. Houses additional strength in advisory and contentious labor law concerns.

Strengths"I have nothing but positive things to say about Dentons," says a client, highlighting its "urgency in responses, clear recommendations and ability to learn the business prior to providing legal guidance."

"I feel like I have an entire team of brilliant lawyers to back me up," confirms another source.

Work highlights Defended Bloomingdale's against a wage and hour class action brought by employees, securing the full dismissal of claims.

Notable practitioners


Sandra McCandless
has expertise in both domestic and cross-border labor and employment matters, including advising on compliance concerns, defending against harassment claims and investigations into fraud. "Her legal advice is pragmatic and spot on," states one source, while another notes: "She has the ability to assess situations and ask relevant questions so that risks are mitigated."