The Startup & Venture Capital Club: Rules of Engagement - What Every Startup Needs to Know about Labor Laws & Compliance As a startup foun
About this Event
As a startup founder, we understand your passion & focus is on creating great products- but it's also important to build your company culture from the get-go, & avoid legal issues that can have a real impact on your new venture. It is critical that you pay careful attention to make sure your hiring process doesn't violate any laws, & that your company is compliant with labor regulations. (Hint: Investors will demand this during their due diligence!)
Our featured speakers will examine key employment-related issues & provide best practices & tips to guard against regulatory scrutiny, protect your startup, & comply with employment regulations- from hiring to termination.
Hopkins & Carley is a Silicon Valley-based law firm who regularly works with startup founders from the idea phase all the way through exit strategy.
MEET THE SPEAKERS:
Karin Cogbill is a member of Hopkins & Carley's Employment & Labor Law Practice. She represents & counsels employers in connection with all types of labor & employment matters arising under federal & state laws. Karin devotes a significant portion of her practice to representing employers in wage & hour litigation, with an emphasis on class, collective & hybrid actions, in state & federal courts throughout the United States.
Sean Bothamley is an associate in Hopkins & Carley's Employment & Labor Practice Group. Sean has experience representing clients in Federal & California courts, in arbitrations, & before various governmental agencies, covering a wide range of disputes, including claims of wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, & retaliation, whistleblower rights, wage & hour & employment misclassification claims, & misappropriation of trade secrets.