Practice Areas

YM&C provides legal counsel for every aspect of school law.

Litigation

Liability Litigation

YM&C’s team of experienced litigators and trial attorneys is committed to providing clients with the highest quality legal services, and achieving efficient, cost-effective, resolutions of litigated disputes. Our attorneys abide by strict standards of practice to ensure consistent, superior service. 

We care deeply about our clients and are committed to their success. As a result, we work hard to build long-term, positive, and rewarding relationships with our clients and their insurers.

    Services

    • Wrongful Termination
    • EPL/Employment Lawsuits
    • Negligent Hiring and Retention
    • Sexual Harassment and Abuse
    • Sex, Disability, and Race Discrimination
    • Retaliation and Harassment
    • Labor Code 1102.5 Retaliation
    • Commercial Claims
    • Negligence
    • Premises Liability
    • Unfair Competition
    • Indemnity/Contribution
    • Construction
    • Declaratory Relief Actions
    • Property Damage
    • Nuisance
    • Civil Rights
    • Wage And Hour Issues (including Individual Claims, Class Actions, and PAGA Claims)
        • Anti-SLAPP
        • Product Liability
        • Wrongful Death
        • Fire/Wildfire
        • Business Litigation
        • Landlord/Tenant
        • Breach of Contract
        • Real Property Disputes
        • Intentional/Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress
        • and more…

        Charter School Litigation

        YM&C has been representing California charter schools in litigation matters since the inception of the Charter School Act in 1992. Our team is highly regarded in the legal community and has successfully represented charter schools at all levels of California state and federal courts as well as in mediations, arbitrations, and administrative hearings. YM&C has been involved in almost all of the seminal court cases shaping the legal landscape for charter schools.

          In addition to the litigation services above…

          • Charter petition denial
          • Charter renewal denial
          • Charter revocation and Notices to Cure
          • State and local audits
          • Prop. 39 facilities rights
          • Student rights issues
          • DOJ, AG, FCMAT and OIG investigations
          • Funding disputes (e.g., basic aid, Title 1, etc.)
          • Defense of Brown Act, Public Records Act
          • Grievances and arbitrations
          • Unfair practice charges
          • Special education and 504 proceedings
          • Zoning and entitlement issues
          • Uniform complaint defense

          Champions of Outstanding Choices in Education