Joseph Clapp

Herron & Herron
268 Bush Street, Suite 3800
San Francisco, California 94104
(San Francisco County)

Telephone: 415/788-2500
Facsimile: 415/788-2107

Practice Areas: Employment Litigation; Business Litigation; Class Action Litigation; Trial and Appellate Practice

Admitted: 1981, California

Law School: McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific, J.D., 1981

College: University of California at Berkeley, A.B., 1978

Member: State Bar of California

Biography: Aurthor: “Practical Tip: Drafting a Complaint for Wrongful Termination," 5 San Francisco Barrister Law Journal 13, September, 1986; "Recognizing The Employee's Interests In Continued Employment - The California Cause of Action For Unjust Dismissal," 12 Pacific Law Journal 69, 1980. Lecturer, "Preemption After Lingle," Labor and Employment Law Section Conference, October, 1980. Comment Editor, Board of Editors, Pacific Law Journal, 1980-1981. Member: Traynor Society.

Pending Wage & Hour Class Actions: Nostrum v. Albertsons, Inc., Monterey Superior Court No. M 66712 (Pharmacist meal periods); Wiggin v. North Bay Construction, Inc., Contra Costa Superior Court No. C 04 01384 (Construction worker prevailing wages).

Recent Employment Cases: Smith v. Genstar Capital LLP, San Francisco Superior Court No. 313964 ($5 million civil class action/bankruptcy recovery for 600+ employees laid off without pay); Guillermo v. Silterra (Malaysia) SDN. BHD., Northern California U.S. District Court No. CV 0401533JW (six-figure recovery for a National Origin Discrimination lawsuit for an American terminated from a Malaysian company because he was not Malaysian).

Born: Corvallis, Oregon, January 2, 1951

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