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Rebecca Stephens Appointed to BASF Barristers Club Board of Directors

November 15, 2021 Announcement

Farella Braun + Martel is proud to announce that Rebecca Stephens has been appointed to serve on the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF) Barristers Club Board of Directors for a three-year term starting Jan. 1, 2022.

The Barristers Club is a community of attorneys in their first 10 years of practice, including all BASF members in their first ten years, as well as law students. The group aims to help these lawyers develop the skills they need for a successful career.

Rebecca counsels clients on employment law matters, including employment policies, workplace investigations, accommodations and leaves of absence, and separations from employment. She represents employers in single-plaintiff and class and representative action matters in federal and state courts, including wage and hour disputes and wrongful termination, retaliation, and discrimination cases. Since 2017, Rebecca has been on the Executive Committee for BASF's Barristers Labor and Employment Law Section, and for the past two years, she has served as chair of that committee. She is a member of the ABA Labor and Employment Law Section’s planning committee for the National Symposium on Technology in Labor & Employment, is co-chair of the Litigation and Class Action Track planning committee for the Section of Labor & Employment Law annual conference, and is co-chair of the Outreach to New and Young Lawyers Committee. She is a member of the 2021 class of Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) Pathfinders. She also serves on the board of directors for Mission Graduates. Rebecca earned her J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law in 2013.

Farella Braun + Martel is a leading Northern California law firm representing corporate and private clients in sophisticated business transactions and complex commercial, civil and criminal litigation. Clients seek our imaginative legal solutions and the dynamism and intellectual creativity of our lawyers. We are headquartered in San Francisco and maintain an office in the Napa Valley that is focused on the wine industry.

Contact:
Cheryl Loof
Farella Braun + Martel LLP
415.954.4433 / [email protected]

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