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Hannah Caplan is a trusted advisor on all matters that impact employees. Her practice focuses on providing advice and counsel to employers navigating sensitive legal issues with employees, leading employment support on corporate transactions, and drafting agreements and policies for employees.

In her advice and counsel role, Hannah draws on over ten years of litigation and courtroom experience to ensure her clients are well-informed of the risks associated with each potential path. When leading employment due diligence on a deal, she goes the extra mile to learn the business priorities and overall plans before diving in. She rounds out her practice with a variety of drafting and related counseling services, including critical separation agreements for executives, largescale severance agreements and strategy for reductions-in-force, restrictive covenant agreements, and employee handbooks. Hannah’s litigation practice and experience includes defense against discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, as well as wage payment lawsuits, including collective actions under FLSA. She has also both brought and defended actions involving the protection of trade secrets and violation of restrictive covenants.

In September 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced three separate enforcement orders reflecting a renewed interest in and scrutiny of provisions in employment agreements and separation agreements. These

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In a trail of decisions turning back the clock to precedent under the Clinton-era Board, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has reversed the standard of review for employee handbook

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