The Law Office of Richard Vaznaugh

Experts in Workplace Rights for Bay Area Workers

505 Sansome Street, Suite 850
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 593-0076
Fax: (415) 653-8935

Our Cases

Mr. Vaznaugh has extensive experience with a broad range of civil employment disputes, including discrimination, retaliation, medical leaves, reasonable accommodation, wage and hour claims, and many other employment claims. The representation of plaintiffs in employment claims has always been the focus of Mr. Vaznaugh's practice.

The vast bulk of past clients, and all current clients, are individuals-not corporations or institutions. The office has successfully represented former and current employees in claims against a variety of large and mid-sized corporations, and their subsidiaries.

Selected Cases by Mr. Vaznaugh:

  • $350,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT (2013) Failure to Accommodate Disability and Wage Claims.
  • $335,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT (2013) Disability Discrimination and Wage Claims.
  • $300,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT (2013) Failure to Reinstate Following Medical Leave and Wage Claims.
  • $270,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT (2013) Failure to Grant Medical Leave resulting in Termination.
  • $1,500,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT (2012) Failure to Accommodate Disability and Disability Discrimination.
  • $237,000 CONFIDENTIAL PRE-LITIGATION SETTLEMENT (2012) Overtime Claim for Continuing Employee.
  • $250,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT (2011) Failure to Reinstate Following Medical Leave and Wage Claims.
  • $250,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT (2010) Pregnancy Discrimination.
  • 2008-2009: Garcia v. EISB, California Superior Court for City and County of San Francisco; Disability Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation. Jury verdict plus judgment for Attorney's Fees and Costs: $928,000. Read the "Verdict of The Week" report here.
  • $375,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT (2008) Pregnancy Discrimination.
  • $530,000 SETTLEMENT (2007): Overtime and Meal Break Class Action.
  • $375,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT (2005) National Origin and Pregnancy Discrimination.
  • $300,000 CONFIDENTIAL SETTLEMENT National Origin Harassment (2002).

State Bar Rules require us to advise you that each case result portrayed here is dependent on the facts of that case. Results will differ if based on different facts. Verdicts and recoveries are without deduction for fees or costs.

Vaznaugh Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Protecting Your Medical Privacy At Work

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Blog of the Week

“It tears you apart mentally and physically”: The Health Crisis Afflicting Black Farmers

At 43 and 45 years old, husband and wife farmers Angie and Wenceslaus Provost, Jr., hope they live to see age 70. 

Thought for the Week

"Privacy is a commodity that many Americans hold near and dear to their hearts. However, this treasured right to privacy can at times be unclear, especially in the workplace. "

–Workplace Fairness

List of the Week

from CDC

Poor mental health can negatively impact a workers:

  • Job performance and productivity
  • Communication
  • Daily physical ability and functions

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