Eric S. Beane

Eric Beane has extensive experience in complex litigation for global clients, including class action litigation, wage and hour litigation, mass layoffs, trade secret and non-compete issues and ERISA claims. He has defended employers in claims of wage and hour violations, wrongful discharge, employment discrimination, sexual harassment, breach of contract and misappropriation of trade secrets.

Eric regularly counsels employers on employee discipline, employee hiring, wage and hour issues, employee privacy matters and the creation and implementation of new and revised personnel policies. His work also includes drafting executive compensation agreements and separation agreements, especially in conjunction with mergers and acquisitions.

He represents employers and management in state and federal courts and before administrative bodies throughout the United States. These include the California State Labor Commissioner, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the United States Department of Labor; the Unemployment Insurance Appeals Board and the Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board.

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Areas of Practice 1) Labor & Employment
Law School J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School, 1996
Admitted Year 2001
Education B.S., Cornell University, 1993
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm DLA Piper
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