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Portrait of Christian Petronelli | Founder of Petronelli Law Group

We Are Here For You

Personable

We only accept a limited number of cases, so we can create a relationship with all of our clients.

Client-Centered

We care about YOU... more than the big firms. You are not just a settlement number to us.

Fair

Other firms settle cases for less than fair value. We fight to get you the best settlement possible.

Passionate

You are here because you have been wronged. We take this seriously since your problem is
our passion.

Case Results

$2.2 million

Class action settlement for missed meal and rest breaks

$1.5 million

Class action settlement for unpaid overtime wages

$750,000

Settlement for sexual harassment and disability discrimination

$700,000

Settlement for age discrimination/disability discrimination/failure to accommodate

$600,000

Settlement for sexual harassment 

$250,000

Settlement for disability discrimination/failure to accommodate

$150,000

Settlement for disability discrimination/failure to engage in the interactive process 

$290,000

Settlement for sexual harassment  

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Ratings & Affiliations

Recent Articles

California Furthers Equal Pay Rights

In April 2018, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held in Rizo v. Yovino 1 that an employer cannot justify a wage differential between male and female employees under the Equal ...
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Male on Male Sexual Harassment

When most people think of sexual harassment in the workplace, they think of male workers harassing or propositioning female coworkers. However, men can also be the victims of sexual harassment ...
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California Lactation Areas – Bathrooms NOT Included

Labor Code § 1031 has been amended by the California Legislature to make it clear that an employer must make reasonable efforts to provide an employee with the use of ...
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California Minimum Wage Increases in 2020

In 2016, California enacted SB 3, authorizing annual minimum wage increases until it reaches $15.00, and identifying a two-tiered schedule for the effective dates of these increases depending on whether ...
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About Petronelli Law

Los Angeles Skyline | Petronelli Employment Law Group
    We are a boutique law firm specializing in all aspects of employment law. We have successfully represented clients in all types of job law cases, including claims for unemployment compensation, wrongful termination, unpaid wages, unpaid overtime, unpaid minimum wage, sexual harassment, discrimination, retaliation, and missed meal and rest breaks.

We primarily represent employees on a contingent fee basis, but also represent employers in defending any types of workplace claims and in creating employment policies that comply with California Labor Laws.

Patti

I found Petronelli Law Group via a Google search about employment law and harassment. After a free consultation, they agreed to support my case on contingency. Christian was amazingly supportive and ultimately advised me against his own self interests. Christian showed me compassion and empathy and advised me in a manner that he knew was best for me even though he would not receive benefit from it. He is a genuinely good person in addition to being a good lawyer. I highly recommend him for employment law concerns and sensitive harassment situations.

Katherine

I found Christian's firm from Yelp and called them based on reviews. They are incredibly professional attorneys who are extremely knowledgeable regarding employment law. They are very authentic in their fight for employee rights and are capable of helping you understand employment law. I would also add that they are honest lawyers and I am not saying that sarcastically!

Kellie

I had an extremely harassing situation with an employer. I called Christian after my friend referred me. He listened to everything I had to say, explained what he could do for me, and when I left his office, I felt like I just handed my entire burden over to Christian and his team. We settled in less than three months! That is unusually fast for a case like mine, but I attribute that to the hard work and commitment that Christian put into my case.

R.S.

If you're faced with the unfortunate situation of needing a lawyer, don't hesitate to get Christian in your corner. He is professional, punctual, and will fight for what you deserve. I needed a lawyer's help to respond to a cease-and-desist letter. I was so scared about receiving it and felt really in the dark. I found Christian after speaking with half a dozen lawyers. He made sure I was well-informed during the process and really went to bat. I was so impressed with how REAL he was with me. I trusted his advice and was so thankful to have his council. I hope I'll never have to call him again (haha), but I wouldn't hesitate to do.

Seriously. Call this guy.

Let us fight for you.

Contact Petronelli Law Group today to speak an experienced California employment law attorney.

  1. Rizo v. Yovino, 9th Circuit, Case No. 16-15372
  2. Riza, supra.
  3. The Washington Post
  4. EEOC, Sexual Harassment Report Statistics
  5. California Government Code section 12940(a), et seq.
  6. Labor Code section 1031 (2017)
  7. Labor Code section 1031
  8. California Labor Code 1182.12(1)(B), (2)(A)
  9. California Labor Code 1182.12(1)(B), (2)(A)
  10. Los Angeles Consumer & Business Affairs
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