Areas of Practice
Mr. Huie is co-chair of the firm's Labor & Employment Law Practice Group.
Mr. Huie represents and advises employers in connection with a wide variety of employment law issues affecting the various industries he serves including the grocery and hospitality industries. His representation and advice includes the following areas: discrimination, harassment and retaliation based on disability, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age and religion; state and federal whistleblower claims and wrongful termination actions; and wage and hour claims such as alleged improper classification of independent contractors and exempt employees, meal and rest periods, inaccurate wage statements, minimum wage, off-the-clock work and travel time. Mr. Huie also serves as risk management counsel overseeing complex disability and leave issues under the ADA, FEHA, FMLA, CFRA and the California Education Code.
Mr. Huie defends employers against claims brought by individual plaintiffs, multiple plaintiffs, and representative actions including class and PAGA actions. He represents clients in state and federal court, before administrative agencies including the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, the Department of Labor, the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board, and in binding arbitration.
Mr. Huie regularly advises management in all aspects of the employment relationship. He assists clients in navigating through complex disability and wage and hour issues. He regularly speaks at the Public Agency Risk Manager Association (PARMA) annual conference, and has spoken at the annual conference for Northern California Human Resources Association (NCHRA), the County Personnel Administrators Association of California (CPAAC) and California Association of Joint Powers Authorities (CAJPA).
J.D., McGeorge School of Law,
University of the Pacific
B.A., University of Utah