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Thriving In Their 40’s: Kate Roberts

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Kate Roberts
Partner and Co-Chair of the Labor, Employment and Immigration Group
Sidley Austin LLP

Kate Roberts is the co-chair of Sidley’s Labor, Employment and Immigration group and a partner in the Los Angeles office. She has played a leading role in many major employment law cases due to Sidley’s national reach and the breadth of her practice. Roberts’ experience extends to all aspects of employment litigation, counseling and labor relations.

Roberts routinely handles wage and hour class and collective actions such as state and federal overtime exemptions and claims under California’s Private Attorney General Act. She defends employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination and other causes of action under state and federal law. Representative clients include Liberty Mutual Insurance Co., the Motion Picture & Television Fund and The Music Center. Roberts maintains an active practice in traditional labor law, a particularly male-dominated practice area‚ and has successfully led challenging negotiations while often being the only woman in the room.

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