People: Bethany A. Vasquez, Counsel

Bethany A. Vasquez

Counsel

San Francisco
Direct: (415) 732-1153
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Bethany A. Vasquez is counsel in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and a member of the firm’s Employment Litigation Team.  Ms. Vasquez advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under state and federal laws.
 
As a member of the Employment Litigation Team, Ms. Vasquez’s practice is primarily devoted to defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other employment-related issues in state and federal courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.  Ms. Vasquez also has experience defending against class and multi-plaintiff actions arising out of alleged violations of federal and state statutes prohibiting discrimination and harassment in employment, as well as the defense of class and collective actions arising out of alleged violations of federal and state wage and hour laws.  In her counseling practice Ms. Vasquez advises clients on all aspects of employment law, including wage and hour laws, compliance with anti-discrimination and harassment laws, disciplining and terminating employees and administering leaves of absence under state and federal laws.  Ms. Vasquez has represented clients in a wide number of industries including transportation, hospitality, finance, health care, and manufacturing.
 
Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Ms. Vasquez was a partner at Miller Law Group, PC and Pacific Employment Law, LLP.
Bethany A. Vasquez is counsel in the Labor & Employment Department of Seyfarth Shaw LLP and a member of the firm’s Employment Litigation Team.  Ms. Vasquez advises and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters arising under state and federal laws.
 
As a member of the Employment Litigation Team, Ms. Vasquez’s practice is primarily devoted to defending employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation and other employment-related issues in state and federal courts and before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing.  Ms. Vasquez also has experience defending against class and multi-plaintiff actions arising out of alleged violations of federal and state statutes prohibiting discrimination and harassment in employment, as well as the defense of class and collective actions arising out of alleged violations of federal and state wage and hour laws.  In her counseling practice Ms. Vasquez advises clients on all aspects of employment law, including wage and hour laws, compliance with anti-discrimination and harassment laws, disciplining and terminating employees and administering leaves of absence under state and federal laws.  Ms. Vasquez has represented clients in a wide number of industries including transportation, hospitality, finance, health care, and manufacturing.
 
Prior to joining Seyfarth Shaw LLP, Ms. Vasquez was a partner at Miller Law Group, PC and Pacific Employment Law, LLP.

Admissions

  • California

Courts

  • California Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California 
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

Affiliations

  • California Bar Association
  • American Bar Association

Representative Engagements

  • Peng v. First Republic Bank, 219 Cal.App.4th 1462 (2013)

Accolades

  • California Super Lawyers, Northern California Rising Star 2010