MAUREEN K. BOGUE
Maureen Bogue, Pacific Employment Law, San Francisco, has over 20 years of experience as an employment litigator, representing clients through trial and arbitration. She has represented employers of all sizes in state and federal courts and in arbitration. She has significant experience defending employers in wage and hour claims (including class actions), as well as claims for discrimination, harassment, failure to accommodate and related employment claims. She also represents employers in OFCCP, EEOC and EDD audits.
Having previously served as in-house counsel for a global company, Ms. Bogue provides strategic and business-oriented advice on complicated employment issues and serves as “back up” in-house employment counsel when needed. She regularly advises employers on issues such as leaves of absence, disability accommodation and performance management. In addition, she is a sought-after workplace investigator and has significant experience in management/executive training and coaching. She has been recognized as a Northern California Super Lawyer in 2016 and 2017. Ms. Bogue received her J.D. from Cornell Law School.
Katharine Chao is a founding partner of Olivier Schreiber & Chao LLP, San Francisco. Kathy represents employees in individual litigation, negotiations, and class actions in both state and federal courts. Her practice focuses on discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wage-and-hour, compensation and whistleblowing matters. Kathy also represents executives and start-up employees in employment contract and equity compensation matters. Prior to founding the firm, Kathy was the principal at Chao Legal in San Francisco and Oakland, where she practiced employment law exclusively on behalf of employees since 2012. Before starting her own firm, Kathy practiced as a defense attorney in the San Francisco offices of Paul Hastings LLP and Nossaman LLP. As a defense attorney, Kathy worked on complex commercial litigation, consumer class action defense, and civil and criminal antitrust matters. She is a frequent speaker on employment litigation on panels and conferences throughout California.