Mr. Stella has over 20 years’ experience representing companies in all aspects of employment law and related litigation, including wage and hour class actions and suits involving trade secret theft, wrongful termination, discrimination, retaliation, and harassment. He also routinely counsels clients on employment law matters, provides advice on employment issues arising from complex business transactions, and negotiates employee benefits and employment agreements on behalf of companies and executives.
Mr. Stella is a frequent speaker on employment law topics, including as a guest lecturer at U.C. Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and he is consistently rated among the top speakers at conferences sponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Northern California Human Resource Association. In addition, Mr. Stella is the employment law columnist for the Northern California Association of Business Trial Lawyers and was recently selected as a contributing author for Aspatore’s “Thought Leadership” series on Employment Law 2011: Top Lawyers on Trends and Key Strategies for the Upcoming Year. He was also a contributing author to the 2010 edition of the “Inside the Minds” series onNegotiating and Drafting Employment Agreements.