Hannibal Odisho advises and represents clients in all aspects of employment law, including the litigation of claims. He represents clients in all stages, including start-ups, privately held companies, Fortune 500, and global entities. Hannibal’s clients span a wide and diverse range of industries, including international auto retail, a research and development division of an international automaker, fintech investment, software technology, professional services, environmental non-profit, hospitality, life sciences, transportation services, and entertainment.
Hannibal advises and counsels employers to be legally compliant with California and federal employment laws and regulations and to minimize their risk of litigation. Hannibal’s advice practice covers compliant employment policies and practices, employee discipline and termination, employee corrective action, all forms of leave (including pregnancy and disability), wage and hour compliance, and misclassification issues. Hannibal also oversees workplace investigations, prepares employee handbooks and personnel policies, and conducts workplace audits.
Additionally, Hannibal advises and counsels employers on COVID-19 issues, including complying with Cal/OSHA and Federal OSHA regulations relating to workplace safety from COVID-19, preparing and implementing mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policies and procedures, and advising employers on addressing religious and disability exemption requests from mandatory vaccination requirements.
Hannibal also defends employers in single plaintiff; class and PAGA actions; and administrative actions (EEOC, DFEH, Labor Commissioner, and Cal/OSHA), and appears regularly before California state and federal courts.
Prior to joining the Saber Law Group, Hannibal practiced employment litigation and counseling for one of California’s leading public entity law firms before expanding his practice to represent private sector employers. Prior to starting his legal practice, Hannibal worked in production management in the film animation and visual effects industry.
J.D., The Ohio State University, Moritz College of Law, 2008
B.A. in Political Science, University of California at Berkeley, 1997