Meryl C. Maneker is a partner at WTK, where her practice focuses on the defense of class actions as well as the areas of product liability, employment and general business litigation.
In her class action practice, Ms. Maneker has extensive experience defending businesses in cases filed in state and federal court involving a wide range of issues including alleged violation of wage and hour laws, alleged defective products, and consumer claims. She has also defended numerous clients against claims of unfair competition under California’s unique statute, Business & Professions Code section 17200.
Ms. Maneker’s product liability practice focuses on the defense of manufacturers, distributors and retailers of products. Her clients are corporations in a wide range of industries, including the manufacturers of automobiles and medical products.
Ms. Maneker’s employment litigation practice focuses on the defense of employers in lawsuits involving claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, leave laws, wage and hour law, and other types of employment-related litigation.