About US

OAKLAND, california's FAVORITE workplace discrimination law firm since 2011

Overview: We represent employees and tenants who experience discrimination, harassment or retaliation in their workplace or in their home. The firm’s active cases involve issues of discrimination on the basis of race, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, disability, and sexual harassment.

We represent plaintiffs before the Superior Courts of California and the United States District Courts for the Northern, Central, and Eastern Districts of California. We also represent employees and tenants before the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Practice Areas: employment discrimination, housing discrimination, workplace sexual harassment, landlord sexual harassment, race discrimination, LGBTQQIAAP discrimination, retaliation, wrongful termination


DEVIN COYLE

Devin Coyle

A devoted civil rights advocate, Devin Coyle has represented clients before a wide range of adjudicative forums including the United States District Courts, California Superior Courts, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH), among others. Devin has helped thousands of clients obtain relief after being wronged by their employers, playing a key role in obtaining millions of dollars for employees across the State of California. Before founding Devin Coyle Law (formerly "Workers' Counsel"), Devin practiced employment law with the Los Angeles, California office of Ackermann & Tilajef, P.C., where he worked on numerous multi-plaintiff, class and collective actions involving discrimination, harassment and other violations of state and federal labor laws.

Earlier in his career, Devin worked with the San Francisco Public Defender‘s Office, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc., and as a criminal investigator for The Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS).

Devin is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California.

BAR ADMISSIONS
California

EDUCATION
J.D. UCLA School of Law
B.S. Georgetown University


David Browne

David Browne

An aggressive, experienced California employee rights attorney also admitted to practice in Washington, D.C. and Florida, David is the founder of the Los Angeles employee rights law firm Browne Labor Law, and practices with Devin Coyle Law in an Of Counsel role. Before forming Browne Labor Law, David practiced employment law with Wenzel Fenton Cabassa, P.A. in Tampa, Florida. David received his law degree from Santa Clara University School of Law in 2007, where he received an award for excellence in legal research, writing, and analysis. He also earned the Gold Pro Bono Award for his commitment to public service throughout law school.

Before law school, David spent four years mentoring and counseling at-risk youth in San Diego County and San Jose, California. David graduated Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa from George Washington University with a major in Economics and minors in Spanish and Sociology. David is a member of the California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), the National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) and the Labor and Employment Law Section of the State Bar of California.

BAR ADMISSIONS
California
District of Columbia
Florida

EDUCATION
J.D. Santa Clara University School of Law
B.A. George Washington University