Recent Client Success Stories

How We Help Fight Discrimination, Retaliation, and Wage Theft on Behalf of Our Clients.

See Success Stories

Los Angeles Religious Discrimination Lawyers

Workers Trust King & Siegal LLP for Strategic Counsel

religious discrimination attorney los angeles

In addition to protecting Californians of all races, colors, and genders, California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) also bans discrimination against employees on account of their religion or creed. This includes an affirmative obligations that employers accommodate employees’ practices and observations of their individual religions at the workplace.

However, despite this clear mandate, there is unfortunately still a lot of cruel intolerance and harassment that arises from employers or colleagues against individual employees on account of their religion. When you have suffered from prejudice on account of your religion, do not hesitate in calling our Los Angeles religious discrimination attorneys at King & Siegel LLP.

I don't have words to thank you the king and Siegel team worked so hard on my case during the pandemic and I am so grateful and proud of my outcome with them. They are reasonable and reliable. Those you can trust .. everytime I had a question they would answer it I recommend them 100 percent.. am so thankful for the team .. my worries and stress are over .. a huge weight over my shoulder was lifted and was able to help my family during this hard time thank you so much king and Siegel team..
Vanessa Ponce
Vanessa Ponce
March 8, 2022
I was really nervous about hiring a lawyer but Julian and everyone in her office made the process as stress-free as it could be. She is kind, reassuring and confident and that helps make the process feel less scary. she also knows what kinds of outcomes are reasonable and will explain in detail why, and has a plan to get there. I cannot recommend her more highly.
Ines Martinez
Ines Martinez
March 8, 2022
I had the pleasure of being represented by this wonderful office and their attorneys! They were very quick about answering any questions and most times explained things so well that my questions were answered before I got the chance to ask them. I had an amazing experience, everyone is kind and very attentive to your wants and needs. A case can be very stressful and they did a great job at keeping me sane and comfortable through the entire process. I recommend them 100%.
Adrianna Sells
Adrianna Sells
October 25, 2021
This in an incredibly professional and responsive firm. There was an ease about getting initial information, scheduling, and working with their talented team. While I found it to be true of everyone that I encountered here, it was Julian Burns King that really went above and beyond. Her expertise, experience, and knowledge of employment law and its many facets coupled with her empathy and compassion for her clients, is truly one of a kind. I would absolutely recommend King & Siegel to anyone in need of legal advice or representation.
Jeri Mares
Jeri Mares
October 12, 2021
Everyone at this firm was so helpful, supportive, and nice. The settlement I got changed my life and working with them was as good as a lawsuit could possibly be. I am so glad I found them for my wrongful termination suit.
Evelyn A
Evelyn A
September 25, 2021
I’m glad I trusted the team of King & Seigel to handle my case they are the definition of professionalism. They were honest and very upfront with the process and kept me informed every step of the way not to mention I’m more than happy with the results. Thank you again to the team of King and Seigel.
Ramon Rodriguez
Ramon Rodriguez
December 9, 2020
Julian & Elliot are very good lawyers and I am glad I trusted them with my case. When I hired attorneys, I didn't know what to look for, but I am glad I found them. They were always attentive to my case and I never felt lost even though I did not have any prior experience with litigation. Ultimately, they got a result I was happy with and I am so glad I had them to help me put this experience behind me. You would be lucky to have them in your corner.
Ryan J
Ryan J
August 5, 2020
I would like to thank this amazing duo and their staff for taking care of my friend and I. They were patient and polite, very prompt, and always professional! Thank you all so much! 💜
Yanni Boo
Yanni Boo
July 15, 2020

Religious Discrimination in Hiring, Firing & Promotion

In the state of California, there have unfortunately been many cases as of late where employers discriminate against their employees on account of their religion. These methods can often be very subtle since an employer will try to make it appear that their decisions were based on other factors to avoid getting caught.

Some common examples of ways that employers might discriminate in their workplace practices include:

  • Terminating an employee for absenteeism after they have asked to have work off in order to practice or observe a religious holiday;
  • Refusing to give a raise or a promotion to an employee on account of their discussion of religious beliefs with their colleagues off of work hours, such as at meals or free time breaks;
  • Placing a worker in a role that has little contact with the public on account of their religious clothing; and
  • Rejecting an applicant who is otherwise suitable for a position simply on account of their religious beliefs or observations.

Harassment & Lack of Accommodation

Other ways that an employer might prove to be unjust to their employees include the behavior of both direct harassment as well as refusing to provide proper accommodation. For example, an employer could overtly discriminate against workers by making fun of them and their practices, or claim they are violating the dress code of the business with their religious clothing. Blatantly mocking someone for having strong Christian beliefs or taunting a Muslim or Jewish employee for refusing to eat non-halal or non-kosher food at a corporate meal would also be illegal under FEHA.

Powerful Representation

If your religious freedom is under attack, your employer is attacking the very Constitution itself. Here at King & Siegel LLP, we are ready to support you with our most aggressive employment law representation so that you get the justice you deserve.

If you believe you are being discriminated against in the workplace because of your religion, King & Siegel LLP welcomes you to call our legal team today at (213) 465-4802 for a free review of your case.

Our experienced legal team also handles other types of discrimination cases, including:

Choosing the Right Attorney Can Make All the Difference

We Get Results

We go toe-to-toe with employers to get you the compensation you deserve.

Free, No-Strings-Attached Consultations

All consultations are 100% free. Not sure you have a case? That's fine. We're happy to learn more about your situation and point you in the right direction.

Clients Always Come First

We understand that our clients trust us with their most personal and critical legal issues. We do not take this responsibility lightly. You are not just a number to us.

We Are Passionate About What We Do

We started King & Siegel because we believe that the same aggressive, skilled, and passionate litigation tactics we learned at big firms could and should be available to workers and consumers in their most critical legal moments—when you are harassed, assaulted, demoted, fired, defrauded, or exploited by the institutions you rely on.

Our Firm is Dedicated to Excellence

We graduated from top-five law schools, including Harvard and NYU, and trained at the country's biggest and best litigation firms. As contingency attorneys, you don't pay us unless you win, which means our incentives are 100% aligned. We win if you win. It's that simple.