Stephen C. Tedesco maintains an extensive practice in all aspects of labor and employment law, including representing employers in litigation involving :
Unfair competition and trade secrets
Covenants not to compete
Wage and hour matters
Disability and leave claims
Sexual harassment claims
He has tried cases in federal and state courts and before the National Labor Relations Board, the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement. He is well-versed with claims arising under : The Trade Secrets Act, The Family and Medical Leave Act, The Fair Employment and Housing Act.
He also has arbitrated disputes under collective bargaining and private agreements. Additionally, Stephen counsels employers on a wide range of issues, including :
Compliance with wage and hour, EEO, and disability and leave laws
Discipline and termination
Measures to avoid litigation
Stephen has lectured to employer groups on unfair competition, sexual harassment, wrongful discharge, wage and hour issues, and on personnel policies and procedures. Stephen is a member of Littler Mendelson’s Trade Secret and Unfair Competition; Wage and Hour; and Whistleblower practice groups.
During law school, he worked as a legal intern for the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. He also was technical editor for the Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly.
J.D., University of California, Hastings College of the Law, 1987
B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1983
U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California