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Maria Esmeralda Vizzusi

Employment and labor Attorney at Gilroy, CA

5.0   1 review
  • Licensed for 11 years
    State CA
    Acquired 2013
    Status
    Active No misconduct found

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About Maria

Learn Maria’s areas of practice.

I advice and represent employees going through work grievances. I assist with investigation of claims, obtaining your H.R. records, and preserving evidence. I assess your rights, and provide counsel on how to proceed. I handle pre-litigation negotiations with your prior or current employer. I draft complaints, file claims in superior court or through arbitration forums. I guide you through the discovery process, help you gather critical evidence. I advocate for you during mediations or settlement conferences. I help you recover wages, or costs associated with losing your job.

I focus on employment law rights including but not limited to: wage and hour (failure to pay overtime, failure to pay bonuses, failure to provide rest breaks, etc.); and civil rights claims such as pregnancy disability leave, discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination of protected advice and represent employees going through work grievances. I assist with investigation of claims, obtaining your H.R. records, and preserving evidence. I assess your rights, and provide counsel on how to proceed. I handle pre-litigation negotiations with your prior or current employer. I draft complaints, file claims in superior court or through arbitration forums. I guide you through the discovery process, help you gather critical evidence. I advocate for you during mediations or settlement conferences. I help you recover wages, or costs associated with losing your job. I focus on employment law rights including but not limited to: wage and hour (failure to pay overtime, failure to pay bonuses, failure to provide rest breaks, etc.); and civil rights claims such as pregnancy disability leave, discrimination, harassment, retaliation and wrongful termination of protected categories.


Skills: Disability Discrimination · Pregnancy Rights · Legal Contract Review · Settlement Agreements · PAGA · Overtime Violations · Labor and Employment Law · Legal Advice · Wrongful Termination · Civil Rights · Negotiation · Severance Agreements · Wage and Hour · Sexual Harassment · Mediations · Civil Litigation · Class Actions · Mediation

I am a fluent spanish speaker. I practice in Monterey, Santa Cruz, Santa Clara, San Benito, Central California. 

Location

The Law Office of Maria E. Vizzusi
777 1st Street
#182
Gilroy, CA, 95020

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Posted by anonymous | December 8, 2014
For me, Maria has gone above and beyond expectations.
Maria was ready at a moments notice for my matter. Maria has my deepest respect and admiration.

Cost

Rates
  • Free Consultation 60 minutes
  • Contingency 40%-40%
  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card

Resume

AVVO RATING 7.5 (Very Good)

Work Experience

  • Principal Attorney
  • The Law Office of Maria E. Vizzusi
  • 2023 - Present
  • Associate Attorney
  • The Law Office of Santos Gomez
  • 2017 - 2022
  • Directing Attorney, Staff Attorney
  • California Rural Legal Assistance
  • 2013 - 2017

Education

  • University of San Francisco School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • N/A
  • University of California - Berkeley
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • N/A

Associations

  • California Employment Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • California Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of California, Solo and Small Firm Section
  • Member
  • N/A
  • State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section
  • Member
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Honors and Awards

  • Rising Star
  • California Super Lawyers
  • 2023

Speaking Engagements

  • Biases for Sexual Harassment of Female Farmworkers
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention
  • 2018
  • Annua Conference
  • Winning at Trial
  • 2016

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Gilroy Employment and labor Lawyer Maria Esmeralda Vizzusi
Maria Esmeralda Vizzusi
Employment and labor Attorney
Gilroy, CA
Licensed for 11 years
Free Consultation