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Sgnilek, Matthew C. Senior Counsel

Sgnilek, Matthew C. Senior Counsel

Practice Focus

Matthew Sgnilek is senior counsel in the Employment practice at Tressler LLP. He represents employers in a variety of employment cases and administrative actions, including claims for civil rights violations, harassment, discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination, single plaintiff, class, collective wage and hour, ADA and ADEA violations, unfair business practices, misappropriation of trade secrets and class action disputes.

Matt represents employers in both state and federal courts as well as before state and federal agencies, such as the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the National Labor Relations Board, Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board and the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. He also conducts employee audits, provides preventive counseling and frequently presents seminars and workshops on employment issues, including AB 1825 Sexual Harassment and Discrimination Training, to executives, supervisors, managers and human resources professionals.

Professional Background

Prior to joining Tressler, Matt was Of Counsel in the Employment practice of a national law firm in the Orange County and Los Angeles offices.

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Representative Experience

  • Obtained complete defense verdict in single claimant claim of wrongful termination and serious and willful injury (April 2015).