Matthew Kane is a Co-Leader of the firm’s Employment/Wage & Hour Class Actions practice team. For almost three decades, as a lawyer in private practice and in-house counsel for a Fortune 50 company, he has been providing clients with proactive, pragmatic and cutting-edge strategies for preventing, resolving and defending employment and other business disputes and issues. Matt is passionate about delivering exceptional client service and work product and finding the shortest and most cost-effective path to a positive outcome for the clients, however they may define that. He has been recognized as a West Trailblazer by The American Lawyer, a BTI Consulting Client Service All Star, a Lawdragon 500 Leading U.S. Corporate Employment Lawyer, a Human Resources Executive Most Powerful Employment Lawyer, and is Chambers-rated for Labor & Employment – California.
Matthew Kane represents businesses in preventing, litigating and resolving employment-related claims, including wage and hour class actions and collective actions, California Labor Code Private Attorney General Act (PAGA) representative actions, misappropriation of trade secrets and non-competition agreement claims, and labor-management relations issues. Matt has significant experience representing clients in the financial services, food and beverage, hospitality, manufacturing, real estate services, retail, transportation and third-party logistics and distribution industries.