Tatyana Shmygol advises clients on a wide variety of employment-related matters, including hiring, terminations, leaves of absence, wage and hour laws and HR practices. She has extensive experience litigating disputes in state and federal courts. She also helps clients navigate pre-litigation disputes and internal investigations.
Prior Work Experience
Seyfarth Shaw LLP, San Francisco, CA (Associate, Employment Law) (2016-2019)
Defended companies in employment litigation, including class actions and contract disputes. As part of the trial team for Hewlett-Packard Enterprise successfully obtained a $3 billion jury verdict against Oracle, Inc. for breach of a commercial provision in an employment settlement agreement. Counseled individual and corporate employers on a wide-variety of employment and compliance issues, drafted employment agreements, revised employee handbooks, and assisted with merger-related due diligence. Assisted with internal investigations and drafted investigation reports.
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP, San Francisco, CA (Associate, Litigation) (2009-2016)
Represented Fortune 100 companies and their executives and directors in a wide-variety of cases, including shareholder disputes, commercial litigation, and government investigations.
U.S. Attorney’s Office, San Francisco, CA (Intern) (Spring 2008)
Researched and drafted memoranda on securities matters, including insider trading cases, backdating cases, and other criminal cases.
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, San Francisco, CA (Extern to J. Noonan) (Summer 2007)
Researched and drafted bench memoranda on a variety of issues, including immigration and criminal cases.
- University of California – Berkeley School of the Law, J.D.,2009
- University of California – Berkeley, B.A. (Psychology & Economics), 2006
- U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
- California State Courts
- California, 2009