G&L’s Employment Lawyers

Jim Diamond, a partner in the firm, has practiced employment law for over 23 years.  He has represented large and small corporations and public entities in employment matters in state and federal courts and administrative agencies throughout California.  He also devotes a significant amount of his practice to counseling on employment issues, and has provided trainings on best employment practices issues.  He started his practice at San Francisco’s Arnelle & Hastie, one of the nation’s preeminent minority-owned firms, and then spent four years at Grillo & Stevens, another minority-owned firm, concentrating his practice in employment law.  He was on the Executive Committee of the Labor & Employment Law Section of the Alameda County Bar Association from 2009 through 2010.  He has substantial pro bono experience, and has received a commendation for his work representing indigent asylum applicants from the AIDS Legal Referral Panel, and served on the Board of Directors of the Bay Area Urban League.