Overview

Elizabeth Stonhaus focuses her practice on employment, representing employers in state and federal court against various types of claims, including harassment, discrimination, defamation, workers’ compensation, partnership disputes, and wrongful termination. She also advises clients on compliance with state and federal employment laws. She has successfully resolved matters through dispositive motions, mediation, and settlement negotiations.

Ms. Stonhaus conducts training seminars on the overlap of California employment laws and workers’ compensation laws. Ms. Stonhaus was published in Nexis Lexis in 2013. Her article California: Changes to FEHA Pose New Liability Risks in Workers’ Compensation Cases was based on her training seminars.

Admissions

  • California

Education

  • Santa Clara University School of Law, JD
  • Santa Clara University, BS and BA

California: Changes to FEHA Pose New Liability Risks in Workers’ Compensation Cases

Aug 5, 2013, LexisNexis

Employers face increasing liability in the wake of California’s 2013 amendments to its disability discrimination regulations, since the provisions have contributed to a growing overlap between liability under the Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and the California Workers’ Compensation Act.

 

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