2019 Annual Employment Law Update

This annual update is your opportunity to understand the latest court cases, legislative and regulatory activity and significant developments that will affect your workplace in 2019.

Attendees will leave with an understanding of:

  • New employment laws enacted in 2018
  • Key appellate court decisions and how they may impact the workplace
  • Policies and procedures employers should consider revising for 2019
  • Recent developments in immigration and what they mean to Bay Area employers

This program is designed for HR professionals, in-house counsel, business executives and owners to learn about the significant changes in employment law, the impact on human resource and employment practices, and the actions for managing the workplace.

The program is co-hosted by Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company.


Andrew Shalauta is a partner with over 15 years of experience in practicing employment law and specializes in labor and employment litigation, and advice and counsel, for private employers, public entities, and educational institutions. Andrew focuses his practice on providing legal counsel relating to compliance with state and federal laws concerning employment and representing employers in all aspects of employment litigation.


Jonathan M. Wong, Immigration, Employment, Trusts and Estates Litigation Attorney, HeadshotJonathan McNeil Wong provides immigration strategies to companies for hiring foreign nationals to work in the US and in American branches of foreign companies. His employment practice includes defending employers in individual and class litigation and advice related to workplace safety and OSHA compliance, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and labor relations.


Kate Friend, Employment and Litigation Attorney, HeadshotKate is a senior counsel, focusing on employment law and litigation. She represents and advises clients on a variety of employment law questions including wage and hour issues, prevailing wage law compliance, wrongful termination, independent contractor use, trade secret misappropriation, and non-competition agreements.


chris-baoChristopher Bao is a compliance manager with Barney & Barney, a Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC Company with over ten years of legal and compliance experience. He has consulted with a diverse set of clients on multiple areas of law related to employee benefits, including COBRA, HIPAA, PPACA, ERISA, ADA, and GINA.


Program Schedule:

Registration & Breakfast: 7:30-8:00 am
Program: 8:00-10:30 am

Please RSVP by November 26th to events@donahue.com

The program is complimentary. Advanced registration is required as seating is limited.


Continuing Education

SPHR/PHR certifications are pending approval.


Additional Speakers

Chris Bao
Head of Regulatory Compliance
Marsh and McLennan Agency

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