Jennifer S. Baldocchi is a partner in the Employment Law practice of Paul Hastings. Ms. Baldocchi has a broad-based employment practice, with a focus on intellectual property, including employee mobility, trade secrets, covenants not to compete, unfair competition, and related business tort claims. She prosecutes and defends trade secret misappropriation claims, as well as disputes over restrictive covenants in employment-related agreements. Ms. Baldocchi has extensive experience handling computer forensic issues that arise when misappropriation involves electronically stored information.
Ms. Baldocchi’s litigation practice also focuses on advising and defending employers in complex employment claims involving wrongful discharge, discrimination, retaliation, and harassment. She defends class actions and multi-district litigation, including disparate treatment, disparate impact, and wage and hour class actions.
Ms. Baldocchi counsels clients on a wide range of employment matters. She provides advice on best practices to protect and enforce intellectual property rights and restrictive covenants in the employee/employer relationship. Ms. Baldocchi counsels clients about wage and hour, investigations, and claims of discrimination or harassment. She also addresses the issues arising when employees leave to start a competitive venture or work for a competitor. She prepares employment contracts, focusing on the protection of trade secrets and the prevention of improper customer and employee solicitations.
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Paul Hastings Selected as The American Lawyers Labor & Employment Litigation Firm of the Year
January 06, 2010
California Court of Appeal Voids Employee Post Employment Non-Solicitation Restrictions: What Your Company Needs To Do Now
November 19, 2018
New California Law Limits Choice of Law and Forum Selection Clauses in IP Agreements
October 04, 2016
The New Federal Trade Secrets Law: Top Takeaways for Employers
May 31, 2016
There’s a New Federal Trade Secrets Statute—Now What?
May 20, 2016
Keeping Confidential Information Confidential: It's Time for HR, Legal, and IT to Work Together
January 22, 2015