As a Partner at CDF, Marianne C. Koepf advises management in all areas of employment and labor law, including Title VII, FEHA, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, CFRA and the California Labor Code.
In her representation of employers, Koepf appears before federal and state courts, the EEOC, the DFEH, the California Labor Commissioner and the government agencies. Her employment practice includes claims of discrimination, harassment, failure to accommodate, retaliation, wrongful termination, unfair competition, trade secret violations and wage and hour violations.
Koepf also helps companies draft employee handbooks and workplace agreements, including arbitration, intellectual property and confidentiality agreements. An experienced speaker and trainer on all aspects of the employment relationship, Koepf was a regular contributor to the California Employment Law Letter, a biweekly statewide newsletter for employers and HR professionals.
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 1997
Santa Clara University, B.S., 1990
“More New California Labor & Employment Laws Will Take Effect January 1,” California Employment Law Letter, December 2018
"$3.7 Million Compensatory Damages Award to Rite Aid Store Manager Upheld," California Employment Law Letter, December 2017
"Employee's Inability to Return to Work Dooms Disability Case," California Employment Law Letter, January 2017
"Not All Arbitration Agreements Are Created Equal," California Employment Law Letter, September 2015
"Disability-Related Accommodations – What “Reasonable Accommodation” Looks Like In Practice," CDF Webinar Series, August 2017
"CDF Sexual Harassment Prevention Training," 2007 - present
“Key Requirements of San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance,” CDF Hosted Conference, April 2008
“New Employment Laws and Trends,” California Lodging Industry Expo and Conference, November 2007