Alex Stathopoulos (Orrick, San Francisco): appointed to the Labor & Employment Executive Committee for the California Lawyers Association
Orrick senior associate Alex Stathopoulos (actually based in San Francisco) has been appointed to the Labor & Employment Executive Committee for the California Lawyers Association (CLA) during the next 3 years.
Alex will contribute to CLA’s mission of “providing leadership and extraordinary continuing legal education to the legal profession in the state of California”, said in a post published in Orrick’s website.
Alex served for two years in the California Young Lawyers Association (CYLA) and in the CLA Labor & Employment section as the Section Liaison.
“I am honored to have been appointed for a 3-year voting term on the Labor & Employment Executive Committee and look forward to working alongside such a distinguished and service-oriented group of employment law professionals”, said Alex. “I am looking forward to continuing to support the Section’s activities, events, and publications, and to create opportunities for women, minorities, and others to become more involved in the Labor and Employment Section”.
Alex has recognized by Legal 500 legal directory as a "stand-out" attorney "who communicates quickly, confidently, and efficiently" and noted that she is "prepared, firm, and patient in depositions, with opposing counsel and with witnesses, and thinks very well on her feet”.
She defends employers in class and collective actions brought under federal and state wage and hour laws, including misclassification, meal and rest periods, off-the-clock work, expense reimbursement, and Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) claims.