Labor and Employment Law Section

The Barristers Labor and Employment Law Section is a community of attorneys representing all perspectives of labor and employment matters. The section serves members in their first ten years of practice. In addition to Continuing Legal Education seminars, the section hosts social and networking events.



Evan R. Ettinghoff

Minnis & Smallets

Executive Committee

Amber Bissell

The Law Offices of Amber Lee Bissell PC

Valerie Brender

Rukin Hyland

Madeline Buitelaar

Oppenheimer Investigations Group

Rachel E. Davey

Weintraub Tobin

Tom Lin

Coblentz Patch Duffy & Bass LLP

Megan Loisel

Rudy Exelron Zieff & Lowe

Rebecca Stephens

Farella Braun + Martel

Ryan Wessels

Farella Braun + Martel LLP

Related Section

BASF Labor and Employment Section


Contact for more information.

To join this section, please sign in to your account.

My Account


Thank you to the Pearl sponsors of our JDC Gala on Sept 22: @ATT @bakermckenzie @DLA_Piper @KazanLaw @Littler @manatt @PerkinsCoieLLP @SmithShapourian @SteptoeLLP! Interested in sponsoring, visit

This Friday, join the Barristers Club as the @giants take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Oracle Park! Before the game, chat with Executive VP & General Counsel Jack Bair at the exclusive networking reception. Ticket price includes drinks and light bites:

Have you signed up yet? Join us for the Women’s General Counsel Luncheon at One Market tomorrow. This is a unique opportunity to build relationships with fellow general counsel in the Bay Area. Secure your seat now: