BROAD KNOWLEDGE. DISTINCTIVE EXPERIENCE.

BROAD KNOWLEDGE.
DISTINCTIVE EXPERIENCE.

PRACTICE AREAS

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employment-litigation

Employment
Litigation
and Counseling

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Healthcare
Law

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Business
Transactions
and Litigation

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

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For several years, Pro-Tech has relied on Carlson & Jayakumar for its employment law needs. Their continual support, valuable resources, and expertise in employment law have helped us avoid costly litigation and allowed us to focus on growing our business.”

– Aaron Swanson, President, Pro-Tech Design and Manufacturing, Inc.

Carlson & Jayakumar’s unique expertise in healthcare law and employment litigation makes them a valuable resource to any hospital, medical group, or physician in California. We have referred several LACMA members to Carlson & Jayakumar, and they have always provided positive feedback on their experience working with the firm.

– Gustavo Friederichsen, Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles County Medical Association

I use Carlson & Jayakumar for all my healthcare law questions. They’ve helped us form an MD/DC and countless contracts over the last five years. They are very knowledgeable and thorough. I highly recommend them.

– Edward Komberg, D.C.

Carlson & Jayakumar was extremely helpful in providing legal assistance when I was looking to start private practice.

– Ramnik Singh, M.D.

C&J brought my employment litigation to an extremely successful conclusion. Their attention to detail and their ability to find and point out logical inconsistencies led to a summary judgment in our favor.

– Wesley Turnbow, EME, Inc.

Carlson & Jayakumar has provided counseling on employment issues and has helped us avoid costly litigation.

– James Knight, Pacifica Christian High School

Testimonials or endorsements do not constitute a guarantee, warranty, or prediction regarding the outcome of your legal matter.

WHY CHOOSE US

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| EMPLOYMENT DEFENSE

With their broad knowledge and distinctive experience in representing employers, our attorneys work to minimize costs and maximize efficiency in all employment and business matters. From the outset of corporate formation to potential lawsuits filed against employers, Carlson & Jayakumar’s attorneys work with employers step-by-step, through any issue that arises.

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| HEALTHCARE LAW

Carlson & Jayakumar’s attorneys have extensive experience in representing and advising hospitals and healthcare providers in all aspects of law. Our attorneys have aided in the formation of numerous, successful professional corporations and have represented many hospitals, doctors and other healthcare providers in litigation matters.

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CASE RESULTS

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Obtained a dismissal of all claims brought by former employee before the Department of Labor Standards Enforcement during the Initial Conference.

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Obtained numerous successful settlements before trial with the California Attorney General’s office in cases involving violations alleged by professional boards.

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Assisted in successful settlements before trial on behalf of Talbert Medical Group, TMP Worldwide, and American Express in cases with allegations of misappropriation of trade secrets and unfair competition.

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Obtained defense verdicts in trials in Orange County Superior Court on behalf of American Express and 3D Systems, Inc. in cases involving allegations of failure to pay commissions.

NEWS & INSIGHTS

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Medscape publishes article co-authored by Founding Partner Keith W. Carlson and Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols

March 22, 2019

Physicians and medical groups who mishandle a request for medical records or demands for overpayment run the risk of serious penalties. Medscape.com recently published an article co-authored by Founding Partner Keith W. Carlson and Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols that provides 12 important tips for avoiding some of the common mistakes physicians and medical…

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Senior Healthcare Attorney Kathy W. Nichols Elected to Chair of Healthcare Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association

February 28, 2019

Carlson & Jayakumar LLP, a Southern California-based law firm focused on employment litigation and healthcare law, announced today that Senior Healthcare Attorney, Kathy W. Nichols was elected Chair of the Healthcare Law Section of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA). “I am honored to be elected to chair the Healthcare Section of the OCBA,” said Nichols.…

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Founding Partner Jehan N. Jayakumar selected to Southern California Super Lawyers List

February 4, 2019

Carlson & Jayakumar LLP, a leading Southern California-based law firm focused on employment litigation and healthcare law, announced today that founding partner, Jehan N. Jayakumar was selected to the 2019 list of Southern California Super Lawyers. Jayakumar was previously selected to Super Lawyers’ Southern California Rising Stars list.  “I am honored to be included in…

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Licensing Ramifications After Drug Diversion Programs

January 23, 2019

California’s drug diversion program allows first-time offenders to avoid a criminal record if they complete program requirements. But if that person is a licensed healthcare provider, their ordeal does not end there. Recently, a California appellate court ruled that licensing boards can now incorporate evidence from a criminal drug investigation to discipline licensees, even after…

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Medscape Publishes Article Co-Authored by Founding Partner Jehan N. Jayakumar and Associate Attorney Matthew M. Stokke

January 1, 2019

California medical groups face increased risks when classifying physicians as independent contractors. The California Supreme Court’s Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court decision  created a new legal test for determining whether licensed providers should be paid as independent contractors or employees. Many medical groups fail to consult with their legal counsel to ensure that they…

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