July 22, 2019

July 22, 2019

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Employment Law Basics in California [Podcast]

Jennifer Rubin, a Member in the Employment, Labor & Benefits Practice, and Sebastian Lucier, a Member in the Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice, discuss employment law related matters for companies operating in the state of California, including the challenges relating to characterizing an individual as an employee rather than an independent contractor.

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About this Author

Jennifer Rubin, Labor, Employment, Attorney, Mintz Levin, Law Firm

Jennifer helped launch Mintz Levin’s greater metropolitan Employment, Labor & Benefits Practice 10 years ago. She regularly handles significant employment litigation matters, including trial, administrative agency, and appellate work relating to Fair Labor Standards Act collective actions, wage and hour class actions, discrimination matters, privacy litigation, noncompete litigation, and trade secrets work.

She leverages her first-seat trial experience to deliver practical employment advice to the corporate community. Jennifer also represents C-level executives and corporations...

Sebastian Lucier, SEC, Corporate, Attorney, Mintz Levin, Law Firm

Sebastian represents both publicly and privately held companies on a variety of issues, including angel and venture capital financing, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, and correspondence and filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Sebastian also has experience advising private equity and hedge funds on formation and investment matters.

While attending law school, he worked at the California Court of Appeals, Fourth District Division One for the Honorable Justice Patricia D. Benk, and at the US District Court Southern District of California for the Honorable Judge Lousia S. Porte. In both positions he was a judicial extern, drafting orders granting summary judgment and motions to dismiss in administrative law and criminal cases.