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California Gender Discrimination Lawyers

Are You A Victim of Sexual Discrimination?

Gender discrimination is prolific in the modern workforce, but you are protected in California if you take action. Have any of the following happened to you?

  • Your employer pays the opposite sex more than you for the same work
  • Your employer gives you above average reviews, but you are frequently passed over for new positions and opportunities that are given to less qualified coworkers
  • Your employer refuses to promote you because you are told that the job is better suited for a "man's leadership style" or something similar
  • Your employer provides benefits to the wives and families of male employees but does not do the same for the husbands and families of female employees.

Proving gender discrimination can be challenging, but you can do it with our legal team. From the tech corridors of San Francisco to the entertainment industry of Los Angeles, we have represented women across a range of industries and professional roles.  Regardless if you are in a C-suite position or entry level, we are prepared to defend and fight for your rights.

The issues surrounding workplace gender discrimination is nuanced and can cover any of the following:

  • Discriminatory policies and promotions
  • Gender pay gap
  • Wrongful Termination
  • Threats of retaliation for reporting gender discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage violations

Schedule A Free Consultation

Take the first step to protect yourself by calling us and speaking confidentially with experienced California employment law attorneys. Don't let fear or confusion prevent you from getting the justice and equality that all employees deserve. Our 30+ years of experience of employment law can help determine if you have a case. We don't get paid unless you win.

Call 888-500-8469 or fill out the form.

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We know legal cases can feel bewildering and stressful. It's important that you have a competent and supportive legal team that will support and fight for you. Meet Kelsey and Liane. They'll be your strong arm to help you through this.

Kelsey M. Szamet

In practice since 2008, attorney Kelsey M. Szamet is a Partner of the firm. She represents plaintiffs in employment litigation including complex class actions and individual employment cases. Ms. Szamet has successfully represented many plaintiffs in sexual harassment, wrongful termination, and discrimination cases.

She received her Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, from the University of California San Diego, where she majored in Human Development and minored in Communications. She received her law degree from UCLA School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Szamet was active in the Women’s Law Journal and various community-based legal clinics.

Liane Katzenstein Ly

Liane Katzenstein Ly

Attorney Liane Katzenstein Ly is a Partner of the firm. She has been licensed to practice law in the State of California since 2008.  Ms. Ly focuses her practice on gender discrimination, wage and hour law, class action litigation, and employment law.

She is an honors graduate of Florida State University, and while at University of California Davis School of Law, she was an editor of the Environmental Law Journal and a board member of the King Hall Negotiations Team. Ms. Ly is admitted to practice in all California state courts as well as the United States District Court for the Central District of California.

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Thank you for all of your knowledge that you have provided in my on going “dance” with my insurance company. As you can tell, I am neither experienced nor am I comfortable with their tactics. I guess I am very naive in their ways of treating people. It is very odd and very disconcerting.  Thank you again for your wisdom and calmness. You have helped me tremendously.  - Karlene Y.

Kingsley and Kingsley is a California law firm specializing in discrimination, consumer class action, and labor and employment law. We have been serving Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Sacramento since 1981.

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