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Paul Cane

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Work Department

Employment Law Department

Position

Paul Cane is a partner in the Employment Law practice of Paul Hastings and is based in the firm’s San Francisco office. Mr. Cane represents management in employment matters. His principal focus is major motions and appeals.

Member

Co-chair of the Paul Hastings Appellate Practice Group Served as law clerk to Hon. Carl McGowan, Judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and Hon. Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court Fellow of the College of Labor and Employment Lawyers Member of the California Academy of Appellate Lawyers

Education

Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California at Berkeley, 1979 Dartmouth College, summa cum laude, 1976


United States: Dispute resolution

Appellate

Within: Appellate

Paul Hastings LLP’s appellate practice is jointly chaired by San Francisco-based Paul Cane and Washington DC-based Stephen Kinnaird. Assisted by associate Sarah Besnoff, Kinnaird appeared on behalf of Jacobs Engineering in Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. v ConAgra Foods, Inc. before the Nebraska Supreme Court, which affirmed the district court’s judgment awarding Jacobs Engineering $108.9m of settlement payments for wrongful deaths resulting from ConAgra’s negligent plant explosion. In a shareholder suit at the Ninth Circuit, Los Angeles-based William Sullivan convinced the panel to unanimously affirm a prior judgment entered in favor of William Weidner, the former President of casino operator Las Vegas Sands. John Phillips (San Francisco) and Yar Chaikovsky (Palo Alto) are also noted.

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United States: Labor and employment

Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Within: Labor and employment disputes (including collective actions): defense

Paul Hastings LLP has strong capabilities in the labor and employment sphere. Clients regularly engage the team to handle class actions and high-stakes claims relating to wage and hour, discrimination and trade secrets. New York-based practice head Patrick Shea has more than 35 years of experience; together with Barbara Brown and Carson Sullivan, both in Washington DC, he continues to represent Goldman Sachs in a nationwide gender discrimination class action. The group also handles a variety of matters for Google; in a recent work highlight, Cameron Fox is defending the tech giant in a widely publicized class action against a former employee, who claims that caucasians, males and political conservatives have suffered discrimination at Google. Elena Baca successfully acted for Fiber Systems International after a former executive and his new employer, Glenair, tried to invalidate the executive’s lawful post-employment restraints as well as the ones in every FSI contract on a nationwide level; Baca, alongside Fox and Jennifer Baldocchi, was able to dismiss the claims. Other members of the practice group include Nancy Abell, who is a widely recognized employment specialist, and Paul Grossman. Zach Hutton, Paul Cane and Jeffrey Wohl are key practitioners in the San Francisco office. Further recommended individuals are Neal Mollen and Kenneth Willner in Washington DC, Kenneth Gage and Marc Bernstein in New York, Bradford Newman in Palo Alto, as well as Donna Melby and Leslie Abbott. Felicia Davis made partner in February 2018. Stephen Sonnenberg retired. Named attorneys are based in Los Angeles except where indicated otherwise.

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