Ellen Bronchetti represents employers in employment and traditional labor disputes. Her litigation experience includes representing employers in state and federal cases involving issues in wage and hour, trade secret misappropriation, whistleblower, wrongful termination, harassment, discrimination, statutory leave, retaliation and breach of contract claims, including complex class actions and representative action litigation across the United States.
Ellen’s practice also focuses on traditional labor and she represents employers before the National Labor Relations Board in representation and unfair labor practice proceedings and in collective bargaining. She also counsels and represents employers on union avoidance, corporate campaigns, mergers and acquisitions, and injunctions.
Ellen represents clients in a variety of industries including transportation, waste disposal and collection, energy, healthcare, entertainment, hospitality and the on-demand economy.
Represented a nationwide convenience store chain in California federal district court alleging franchisees were misclassified as independent contractors. Claims were successfully dismissed with prejudice*
Received a complete defense verdict in claim alleging misclassification of supervisors for nationwide transportation company*
Represented nationwide logistics company in case pending before California Supreme Court alleging misclassification of drivers as independent contractors*
Courts / Agencies
Supreme Court of the United States
US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
US District Court for the Central District of California
US District Court for the Northern District of California
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