Blake R. Bertagna

Mr. Bertagna is an associate in the Employment Law Department and is based in the firm's Palo Alto and San Francisco offices. Mr. Bertagna’s practice focuses on complex business litigation with a particular emphasis in trade secret, employee mobility, intellectual property, and breach of contract disputes. In addition, he has substantial experience representing companies in class action matters under state and federal wage-and-hour laws, as well as in other traditional employment matters, including wrongful termination and employment discrimination litigation.

Mr. Bertagna has been published widely in various intellectual property and employment law journals, including the Texas Intellectual Property Law Journal, Hofstra Labor and Employment Law Journal, California Labor and Employment Law Review, and Cornell HR Review.

Before joining Paul Hastings, Mr. Bertagna served as a law clerk to the Honorable Robert C. Jones of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada and the Honorable Milan D. Smith, Jr. of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Mr. Bertagna is admitted to the bars of California and the District of Columbia.

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Areas of Practice 1) Workforce Data and Technology, 2) Employment Law, 3) Employment Litigation, 4) Employee Mobility and Trade Secrets Litigation and 5) Employment Counseling and Preventive Advice
Law School Brigham Young University J. Reuben Clark Law School, J.D., 2006
Education Brigham Young University, B.A., 2002
Bar Member / Association District of Columbia Bar Association, California State Bar Association
Most recent firm Paul Hastings LLP
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