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Aaron is a seasoned litigator with more than seven years of experience representing clients in state and federal court actions, arbitrations, and administrative proceedings. His practice focuses on defending businesses from retaliation, discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour claims (including class and representative actions). In addition to substantive areas of employment law, Aaron specializes in navigating complex procedural issues in state, federal, and administrative forums. He also routinely advises clients on key aspects of the litigation process, including critical decisions to remove state actions to federal court, compel binding arbitration, or pursue nonbinding alternative dispute resolution.

Exemption Extensions Failed. On August 31, California’s legislature ended its 2022 session without adopting legislation to extend the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) employee and business-to-business (B2B) personal information exemptions. In the absence of a special legislative session, these exemptions will expire on January 1, 2023.

History of the Exemptions. Under the current exemptions, covered