about us

EFFICIENTLY Delivered, effective legal services

Burton Employment Law provides legal services to clients in all bay area cities and counties including San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Marin, Fremont, Hayward, Oakland, Antioch, Pittsburg, Richmond, San Jose, Vallejo and Palo Alto.

Burton Employment Law has an in-depth understanding of the unique of the employment laws in California. Its principal, Jocelyn Burton, has over twenty-seven years of legal experience and has litigated hundreds of cases in state and federal courts.

Burton Employment Law has successfully litigated a variety of matters ranging from administrative employment cases to class actions with multiple plaintiffs and potential damages ranging in the millions.

Burton Employment Law has extensive experience counseling businesses and individuals to avoid litigation, as well as resolving employment cases through litigation and negotiated settlement. Whether involved in counseling or litigation, Burton Employment Law brings an aggressive, but yet pragmatic and strategic approach to addressing its clients’ legal needs. As a result, Burton Employment Law provides her clients with efficiently delivered, effective legal services. Contact Burton Employment Law now to discuss your employment issues.

sincerely yours,
Jocelyn Burton
practice areas

broad solutions for broad problems

Headquartered in Oakland, California, Burton Employment law provides counseling
and litigation services for all types of employment issues such as

Wage and Hour

wrongful termination



whistle blowing

Employment Agreements

Employee Privacy


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our attorneys

expert legal advice by expert team

over twenty-seven years of legal experience...

Jocelyn Burton

Attorney of record in cases resulting in over twenty published decisions...

Scott S. Nakama

Scott Nakama represents employers and employees in claims involving employment ...

our results

These are just a few of our results. These items reflect public settlement, judgments or results. Results obtained from confidential settlements are not included on this website. Therefore, the settlements listed here do not fully reflect the results obtained by Burton Employment Law.

settled national origin

harassment claims of former Lake County Deputy Sheriff against County of Lake, California for $250,000.

successfully defended

the proprietors of a board and care home in an United States Department of Labor audit.

our resources

Find federal and state agencies

that enforce employment laws and laws pertaining to common employment issues