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Modesto September Mixer & Employment Law Seminar

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Phone 408.938.2449; email:

DATE:  Thursday, September 20, 2012

LOCATION:  Doubletree by Hilton, 1150 9th Street, Modesto, CA
(validated free parking )

TIME:  5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Berliner Cohen is pleased to have opened its new office in Modesto and invites Modesto and Central Valley employers to attend a complimentary September mixer and brief employment law presentation, “The Top 2012 Employment Law Changes in 12 Minutes.”

Begin and end the evening with complimentary appetizers and beverages plus a brief program focusing on the top 2012 legislative and case law developments affecting California employers, including discussion on hiring, pay and benefits, and employment disputes.

Roberta Hayashi and Kate Wilson, Berliner Cohen attorneys, will address recent legal developments for employers on such topics as employee classification, wage and hour compliance (including the recent Brinker decision, etc.), social media in the workplace, and responding to government audit requests and investigations.


Roberta S. Hayashi has over twenty-five years of experience representing Silicon Valley employers in employment and business litigation.  She has trial experience in wrongful termination, discrimination, and misappropriation of trade secrets and proprietary information actions in both state and federal court.

Berliner Cohen’s experienced employment law attorneys advise and represent employers and managers on a full range of legal issues affecting the workplace, including harassment and discrimination, unfair competition and trade secrets, wrongful discharge, wage and hour issues, and labor disputes.  Berliner Cohen serves the business and regulatory needs of its clients in the Modesto, Merced and San Jose areas.  For over 45 years, the Firm has developed the special expertise required by a diverse client base consisting of some of Silicon Valley’s largest corporations, new ventures, leading real estate developers, cutting-edge software manufacturers, healthcare providers, mortgage banking companies, municipalities and public agencies.

We look forward to seeing you in September!