A partner at Lagasse Branch Bell + Kinkead, Mr. Ta has a broad practice in civil litigation defense. He focuses on general liability, professional liability, and employer-related cases. His clients include a wide range of entities and businesses, restaurants, property owners, and real estate professionals. Mr. Ta’s general liability practice includes defense of personal injury claims, ranging from premises liability claims to catastrophic injury claims, sexual assault/abuse claims, and defamation claims. He also represents property owners on various real estate disputes, including property line disputes, easement disputes, wrongful eviction, breach of the warranty of habitability claims, and Rent Ordinance violations (San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland and San Jose). Mr. Ta’s professional liability practice includes the defense of a variety of professionals, with a focus on real estate professionals in professional liability claims and commission disputes. Mr. Ta’s employment practice focuses on representing employers in single plaintiff claims under the FEHA, wrongful termination, and Labor Code violations. He also provides advice and counsel to employers on personnel issues including hiring, discipline, termination, accommodations, and leave of absence, and complying with California wage and hour laws.