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K&L Gates Adds Orange County Labor and Employment Partner

14 September 2017

Orange County - The Orange County office of global law firm K&L Gates LLP welcomes Spencer Hamer III as a partner in the labor, employment and workplace safety practice. Hamer joins K&L Gates from Michelman & Robinson, LLP.

Hamer represents employers in state and federal courts and before other administrative bodies on labor and employment matters including discrimination, harassment, breach of contract, family medical leave, disability, wage and hour claims, retaliation, unfair competition, trade secrets, wrongful termination, privacy rights, executive compensation, and workplace theft. He has extensive experience advising employers in the health care, insurance, hospitality, and advertising industries, and conducts training on general employment law and risk issues, including leaves of absence, employment agreements, accommodations, employment policies and procedures, wage and hour audits, workplace investigations, and anti-harassment training.

“We are excited about the addition of Spencer to our Orange County team as we continue the growth of our office,” said Michael Hedge, administrative partner of K&L Gates’ Orange County office. “Spencer bolsters the firm’s capabilities to provide sophisticated labor and employment advice on California law matters to clients across our global platform.”

Lawyers in K&L Gates’ labor, employment and workplace safety practice and Global Employer Solutions area advise domestic and international clients in the technology, pharmaceuticals, retail, banking, manufacturing, hospitality, transportation, broadcasting, construction, mining, energy, financial services, and health care industries, among others, on a variety of regional and cross-border labor and employment issues. With more than 200 lawyers, K&L Gates’ Global Employer Solutions team counsels corporations and entities across numerous countries and jurisdictions in meeting the challenges of their global business needs.

K&L Gates is a fully integrated global law firm with lawyers located across five continents. The firm represents leading multinational corporations, growth and middle-market companies, capital markets participants and entrepreneurs in every major industry group as well as public sector entities, educational institutions, philanthropic organizations and individuals.

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