IVY KAGAN BIERMAN

Loeb & Loeb

A partner at Loeb & Loeb, Ivy Kagan Bierman’s practice includes the representation of entertainment and related companies in labor, production, distribution, technology and other business matters. She handles both transactional and litigation matters for clients.

Bierman is looked to for representation in guild and union matters by film and television production companies, digital companies and networks, cable networks, public broadcasting companies, distribution companies, film finance companies, national advertisers and advertising agencies. She regularly counsels entertainment and advertising companies with respect to SAG-AFTRA, DGA, WGA, AFM, IATSE and Teamsters agreements. She also negotiates separate agreements and waivers with the guilds and unions for entertainment and advertising clients. She was one of the first to negotiate interactive, multimedia and secondary digital channel agreements with SAG-AFTRA, the WGA and the DGA.

KATE GOLD

Proskauer Rose

With over 25 years of experience representing clients in a range of industries, including entertainment, financial services, aerospace and healthcare, across all areas of employment law, partner Kate Gold is a seasoned litigator and trusted advisor. Her expertise encompasses the full range of employment-related lawsuits, including class and collective actions, discrimination, retaliation and harassment, non-compete and wage/hour matters. In addition to litigating, she leads high-level workplace investigations and serves as a first point of contact for clients on the full spectrum of employment issues.

Gold also represents clients in disputes involving misappropriation of intellectual property and trade secrets, interference with contract, and unfair competition. Gold counsels on classification of employees, due diligence issues in the context of purchase and sale of businesses, and non-competition agreements. Additionally, she negotiates and drafts executive employment and separation agreements and conducts training on sexual harassment prevention.

DANA KRAVETZ

Michelman & Robinson

As firm managing partner of Michelman & Robinson, LLP, a national law firm headquartered in Los Angeles, Dana A. Kravetz has orchestrated impressive internal growth – both strategic and measured – all the while positioning M&R as a go-to firm for clients in the Advertising & Digital Media, Banking & Financial Services, Cannabis, Healthcare, Hospitality, Insurance and Retail & Apparel spaces, among others. Now in its 21st year in business, the firm – under Kravetz’s decade-long leadership – has been recognized time and again for its excellence.

At his core, Kravetz is a sought after employment lawyer who represents some of the most innovative and admired companies in L.A., including Riot Games, (developer of the hugely popular League of Legends), AECOM, Sofitel and 4th MVMT (a social equity pioneer), to name a few. His record of achievement on behalf of these and other clients is truly remarkable.

SARINA SALUJA

Fisher Phillips

A partner with Fisher Phillips in Los Angeles, Sarina Saluja is a true business partner for her clients. She maintains a thriving practice, working side-by-side with employers of all sizes through a variety of employment law disputes. When these companies face a perilous employment lawsuit, they turn to Saluja for guidance – and she has an outstanding track record of success.

Saluja tackles workplace-related issues from inception through dispositive motion, settlement, arbitration and trial. She defends employers against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, and wrongful termination. A significant portion of her practice is focused on issues involving workplace privacy, data security, unfair competition, and trade secrets theft, which include drafting and implementing appropriate policies to curb employee theft related issues as well as litigating against employees who violate the covenants with their employers.

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