Lisa Ann Hilario counsels employers in all aspects of the employment relationship including wage and hour issues, leaves of absence, disability accommodation, employee discipline and termination, reductions in force, and investigations of employee misconduct. She also develops personnel policies and employee handbooks and drafts employment-related contracts including employment agreements, separation agreements, severance packages, liability releases and independent contractor agreements. In addition to her employment counseling practice, Ms. Hilario defends employers against wage and hour litigation, wrongful termination actions, sexual harassment and employment discrimination cases and other employment-related claims. Her practice also includes advising clients regarding employment issues in connection with start-up businesses, mergers and acquisitions.
Ms. Hilario has taught employment-related classes at Sonoma State University and Santa Rosa Junior College. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts.