Employment & Labor

A go-to resource for clients dealing with sophisticated counseling, investigation and litigation matters

Why Cooley
  • Counsel a broad array of clients on a day-to-day basis concerning human resources and employment law compliance issues, dispute resolution and pre-litigation matters
  • Extensive litigation experience in key jurisdictions, including California, Washington, DC, Maryland, Massachusetts, Virginia and New York
  • Leveraging our employment attorneys in London, we maintain a strong network of relationships with top-tier local counsel worldwide enabling us to assist clients with employment-related needs arising from global operations
  • Defend employment-related class action claims from the investigative phase to victories in the trial and appellate courts
  • Deep understanding of company lifecycles and experienced in specialized matters arising from mergers and acquisitions, financing transactions, venture partnership issues, senior executive negotiations and class actions
  • Counsel early stage venture-backed companies facing new stages of growth on related founder and equity issues
  • Provide continual legal updates and host educational programs on timely topics, including major employment actions and decisions affecting clients’ businesses
  • Advise clients on trade secret misappropriation claims and claims for breach of non-competes and other restrictive covenants 

Federal Contractor
Compliance Watch

Resource for those who need access to and understanding of the near-daily developments and the intense enforcement efforts of OFCCP

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2016 HR Network

Seminar featuring practical solutions for human resources challenges

Bay Area - October 25

Boston - October 26

Santa Monica, CA / LA Area - October 26

San Diego, CA - November 10

Group Contacts
Wendy Brenner Partner, Palo Alto
Frederick Baron Partner, Palo Alto
Ann Bevitt Partner, London
Leslie Cancel Special Counsel, San Francisco
Dennis Childs Partner, San Diego
Helenanne Connolly Special Counsel, Reston
Eric Kauffman Special Counsel, San Diego
Elizabeth Lewis Partner, Reston
Joshua Mates Partner, San Francisco
Michael Sheetz Partner, Boston
Gregory Tenhoff Partner, Palo Alto
Lois Voelz Senior Counsel, Palo Alto
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