Of CounselSilicon Valley
Kevin Whittaker is an experienced trial lawyer. He focuses on defending and advising employers under California and U.S. law. He works with employers in the technology, e-commerce, venture capital, entertainment, retail and finance industries.
Kevin has substantial experience representing employers in courts, arbitration and administrative agency hearings. He has successfully defended employers through trial against claims involving gender, race and disability discrimination, as well as alleged retaliation and harassment.
He also advises on litigation prevention, hiring and reductions in force, and workplace investigations. He often provides corporate training on policy implementation, particularly concerning the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the Fair Employment and Housing Act.
Kevin has been quoted in publications such as the Daily Journal, E! Entertainment, and Bloomberg on issues affecting employers across the country. He is also a frequent speaker at various events, including Advisen's Conference on Cyber Liability and Lorman Education Services' seminars.
In his spare time, Kevin competes in poker and backgammon, as well as travels with his wife and daughter.