Karen E. Ford, Esq

Employment Law Attorneys 
Consulting, Risk Management, and Representation
Three decades of excellence in counseling, negotiation, litigation, and arbitration.

                        California         Colorado        Oregon

Karen E. Ford, Esq
   Founded and headed by an attorney with thirty + years of experience in all phases of employment and labor law, Ford & Associates provides the finest representation and a rare depth of experience in this critical field. Particularly in the current economic environment, employment law issues have come to the forefront on the national scene and losing a job has taken on a whole new significance. 

   Our attorneys have many years experience representing and counseling some of the largest companies in the United States. We have also represented many individuals with respect to employment law disputes. This world-class representation is now available to you at reasonable cost and with the close personal attention of a small firm. Our broad experience in representing employers gives us important insights into the way employers approach employment law problems and disputes. 

    If you have found your way to our website, the chances are that you are concerned about your treatment in the workplace. We are ready to help whether you want assistance with entering into an employment agreement, resolving an ongoing dispute or pursuing your rights following termination of employment. Our practice includes:

  • Workplace discrimination (race, religion, gender, race, age)
  • Wrongful discharge
  • Disabilities in the workplace
  • Workplace harassment
  • Workplace retaliation
  • Wage and hour disputes
  • Safety in the workplace
  • Violence in the workplace
  • Employment Agreements
  • Executive compensation
  • Employee benefits and ERISA
  • Workers compensation
  • Trade secrets and unfair competition
  • Non-compete agreements
  • Union disputes