Anthony J. Zaller


Anthony is a founding partner of Van Vleck Turner & Zaller LLP. He is a litigation attorney who focuses on California labor and employment law matters.  Anthony attended law school at Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, and received a joint J.D./M.B.A degree. 

Anthony has extensive experience in litigating class action and single plaintiff lawsuits. He has successfully defended California employers in class action lawsuits alleging wage and hour violations, such as unpaid wages, missed meal and rest breaks, exemption status, and mileage reimbursement claims among other issues. He has also successfully litigated many single plaintiff employment cases

including claims of wage and hour violations, wrongful discharge, sexual and racial harassment, discrimination, unfair competition, and

misappropriation of trade secrets and embezzlement.  Anthony has recently obtained complete summary judgment for a fortune 100 company in a lawsuit for disability discrimination, failure to promote, retaliation, and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Anthony also provides sexual harassment training that complies with California’s AB 1825.


Anthony is involved in many trade associations and often speaks to trade groups about California employment law issues.  Anthony has developed a niche in educating restaurateurs about industry specific areas of California labor and employment litigation.  

Anthony serves on the Loyola Marymount University MBA Alumni Board of Directors, and is a member of the LAX/Marina Del Rey Chamber of Commerce. 


Anthony devotes most of his time writing for and maintaining the California Labor & Employment Defense Blog, along with his two partners.

He has been quoted in publications regarding California employment law, including Nation's Restaurant News regarding the impact California Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Murphy v. Kenneth Cole. The case determined the applicable statute of limitations for meal and rest break claims.


Anthony spends his free time with his wife and two children. If/when he finds even more free time, he is becoming a regular competitor in triathlons, 10k races and enjoys hiking. In May of 2007, he hiked the Grand Canyon for the first time with this brother and his sister-in-law, Ric and Nancy.

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