Dave Carothers, Esq. is a trusted and experienced trial lawyer who has successfully litigated cases throughout California. He has expertly litigated claims related to wrongful termination, sexual harassment, breach of contract, ADA, wage and hour claims, and discrimination, in addition to negotiating settlements in many of these cases on behalf of employers and employees alike – deftly avoiding the heavy costs associated with jury trials. Additionally, Mr. Carothers has served as lead trial counsel in large complex actions involving representative actions, class actions and coordinated actions involving hundreds of claimants across various sectors and industries.
In 2008, Governor Schwarzenegger tapped Mr. Carothers to join the California Fair Employment and Housing Commission – a prestigious position that enabled him to be instrumental in reworking the State’s pregnancy discrimination statutes over his three-year tenure. During this time, Mr. Carothers also used his expertise as a mediator to resolve adjudicated claims submitted by the Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH).