Workers Compensation and Employment Law
Otkupman Law Firm, ALC
28632 Roadside Dr Ste 203
Saratoga Hls, CA 91301-6015
Mr. Roman Otkupman is the founding attorney of Otkupman Law Firm, A Law Corporation. Mr. Otkupman commenced his legal career by securing an externship at Equal Employment Opportunity Commission where he was a Judicial Extern for the Supervisory Judge, Larry A. Abrams. There, he evaluated the merits of federal employment discrimination claims, including Title VII and Title II discrimination cases. He also recommended dispositions of cases, and researched and drafted bench decisions. Mr. Otkupman also reviewed motions, researched relevant case law, prepared summaries of legal arguments and assisted in preparation of court rulings. He further attended pre-trial conferences, settlement conferences, hearings and numerous trials.
During law school, Mr. Otkupman also worked at the San Diego Employee Rights Center where he dealt with numerous issues pertaining to employment discrimination and provided legal advice to employees alleging wrongful termination.
Upon graduating law school, Mr. Otkupman worked for a Plaintiff's Employment Firm where he gained experience litigating cases pertaining to Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Gender Discrimination, Race Discrimination and Whistleblower claims, as well as drafting appeals.
Mr. Otkupman then joined a Beverly Hills Employment Defense firm where he defended Age Discrimination, Disability Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, Labor Code 132(a) claims, Whistleblower claims, Gender Discrimination, Religion Discrimination, and other various employment-related cases.
Thereafter, Mr. Otkupman which primarily focuses on Employment and Labor Law. Mr. Otkupman further enjoys writing and has published various articles pertaining to employment law. Specifically, Mr. Otkupman has published an article about the effect of AT&T Mobility, LLC v. Concepcion 131 S. Ct. 1740 (2011) on future class action litigation and the its waiver in arbitration agreements. Mr. Otkupman has further written about the Cat's Paw theory and the effect of Staub v. Proctor Hospital case on similar Title VII employment litigation. Mr. Otkupman's latest article focuses on Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Employment arena and explores various types of dispute resolution techniques specifically in discrimination and wage and hour lawsuits. These three articles have been published and are available on our website in our "Blog" category.