Ben Gipson partners with clients through all stages of their development and serves as a trusted advisor for their employment needs, with a special focus on the technology, media, sports, and entertainment sectors. Before issues arise, Ben conducts trainings and audits on all aspects of employment law and assists his clients in revising handbooks and other policies and practices to prevent further litigation. He also helps to investigate alleged violations of labor and employment laws, whistleblower laws, and other complaints raised by employees. Ben's overriding goal is to help clients effectively manage their workforce and maintain their focus on successfully operating the business. In addition to avoiding litigation, Ben has achieved early summary judgment and other motion practice victories at the trial and appellate levels, as well as low settlements in cases with challenging facts.

Ben also defends employers in wage and hour class actions, WARN class actions, sexual harassment, wrongful termination, discrimination, breach of employment contract, unlawful business practices, state and federal whistleblowing, traditional labor disputes and other employment-related cases before the Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Opportunity Employment Commission, the California Labor Commissioner, the US Department of Labor, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Program, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and state and federal courts.

Ben has focused on conducting sensitive, high-stakes investigations to address clients' most sensitive and urgent workplace matters. Working with a cross-practice team including former prosecutors and other employment attorneys, Ben quickly investigates allegations of misconduct, assesses and advises clients on internal and external statements, working collaboratively to craft remedial actions where appropriate, and develops practices and procedures to address concerns on a going forward basis. Ben anticipates the challenges clients face and possesses extensive experience developing and executing upon risk-mitigating strategies for organizations at all stages in their development, PR advisors, and internal and external stakeholders.