TYLER M. PAETKAU
TYLER M. PAETKAU, who received his B.A., with high honors and high distinction, and his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Michigan, is a partner with Hartnett, Smith & Paetkau in Redwood City. He has represented employers in labor and employment law matters for more than 20 years. Mr. Paetkau has particular experience in representing employers with respect to restrictive covenants and trade secrets, employee mobility issues, the defense of collective and class actions, ethics and corporate compliance issues and international labor and employment law. He is a frequent speaker and author of articles on labor and employment law topics, including contributions to CEB's California Business Law Practitioner. Mr. Paetkau is also the author of Hiring and Firing (Entrepreneur Press, 2007). He is a past chair and advisor to the Executive Committee of the State Bar's Labor and Employment Law Section and was a member of the State Bar's Special Advisory Committee on Jury Instructions for Employment Law Cases. Mr. Paetkau is an AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated attorney by Martindale-Hubbell and a Northern California "Super Lawyer" in labor and employment law.