Work/Environment Law Group
Work/Environment Law Group

San Francisco And Statewide
Employment Law, Energy Law

Experienced Employment Law And Environmental Law Attorneys

Practical ♦ Hands-On ♦ Dedicated


The Work/Environment Law Group serves clients in San Francisco and statewide. Barbara Giuffre calls upon her decades of experience with practice areas such as discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, retaliation, severance agreements and more. Rick Raushenbush has deep experience representing clients on electric infrastructure projects before the California Public Utilities Commission and in litigation.

The Work/Environment Law Group offers its clients representation by respected and experienced attorneys who combine professional expertise with practical advice to achieve their clients’ goals. The Work/Environment attorneys are dedicated to providing their clients with personal, hands-on attention. They strive to represent their clients efficiently, providing strategic advice to avoid or resolve disputes when appropriate, or in court when necessary.

Work/Environment Law Group offers representation in two major areas of law.

Employment Law

Barbara Giuffre, one of our founding attorneys, is a well-respected (AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell) and experienced employment law attorney. She has devoted most of her legal career to resolving employment law issues, defending the rights of employees, and protecting their futures. Ms Giuffre works on cases that come from all over the San Francisco, California, Bay Area. Her approach is personalized, practical and professional. She has sustained achievement in her cases. She was given Super Lawyer status in 2014, 2015 and 2016 for her work in employment law. Many employers’ lawyers, who have opposed Barbara in cases, later refer potential employee clients to her office.

To learn more about Barbara Giuffre and our Employment practice, please follow the link below.

Contact our office online or call 415-981-9114 to schedule a free 20-30 minute consultation to discuss your specific employment law concerns.

Energy and Environmental Law

Richard (Rick) Raushenbush, our other founding attorney, is an experienced advocate on energy and environmental law matters. He is AV-rated by Martindale Hubbell. He represents clients before the California Public Utilities Commission on major electric and natural gas infrastructure projects and rulemakings related to renewable energy, as well as related litigation. While a partner at Latham & Watkins, a leading international law firm, he represented businesses in federal and state court litigation in California and other states on matters involving toxic torts, contaminated property, Proposition 65, and compliance with environmental laws. As the former Vice-President and General Counsel of GreenVolts, Inc., a solar energy start-up, he is familiar with the issues faced by renewable energy companies. Rick is acutely aware of the high cost of litigation and seeks to achieve his clients’ goals efficiently through high impact and innovative legal strategies.

To learn more about Rick Raushenbush and our Energy and Environment practice, please follow the link below.