Eric Kauffman and Wendy Lazerson were named to the Daily Journal’s 2020 “Top Labor & Employment Lawyers” list. The annual list recognizes California lawyers based on their work on recent significant cases, investigations, and transactions that had an impact on the larger world of labor and employment or the development of law.
Eric focuses his practice on corporate employment matters, providing strategic support to the technology and life sciences sectors, and to their private equity and venture capital sponsors. He routinely advises clients on a wide array of employment matters arising in connection with corporate transactions, mergers and acquisitions, financings, spinoffs and divestitures, and equity structuring.
Wendy is the co-chair of Sidley’s international Labor and Employment practice group, and a partner in Sidley’s offices in San Francisco and Palo Alto. She also serves on the firm’s COVID-19 Task Force. Clients across industries turn to Wendy to handle their most significant litigation matters, high-level investigations, and thorny legal issues due to her reputation as a thoughtful, pragmatic, and strategic thinker.