April S. Glatt

April S. Glatt

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in San Mateo, CA

Chauvel & Glatt
 | 66 Bovet Rd, Suite 280
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: 650-573-9500
Fax: 650-573-9689
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2019 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1996
Practice Areas:
  • Employment Litigation: Defense (60%),
  • Employment & Labor: Employer (30%),
  • General Litigation (10%)
Attorney Profile

April is a partner at Chauvel & Glatt.  She practices civil litigation specializing in Employment law (representing employers only) from counseling clients on California Labor Compliance and best practices through litigation, which is the majority of her practice.  She also incorporates General Businesss Litigation, and Commercial Real Estate transactions into her practice to be full service to her business clients. She is a strategic thinker and advocate who is focused on providing exceptional customer service while solving and preventing legal problems. She is a strong advocate for, and supporter of, women in law and business and loves to serve her community.  April is also licensed to practice law in Illinois and is a former Assistant State's Attorney in Illinois and worked as a Staff Attorney for the 19th Judicial Circuit in Illinois. She also worked for the San Diego District Attorney's Office.

About April Glatt

Admitted: 1996, California

Professional Webpage: https://www.chauvellaw.com

Honors/Awards:

  • Honored to be selected for a 2nd year!, Selected for 2020 Super Lawyers Northern California Top Women's Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • I am honored to be a 2020 Selectee!, Selectee for 2020 Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Honored to be a Selectee for the 2019 Super Lawyers for Northern California., Selectee for 2019 Super Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2019
  • As a huge advocate for women in law, I am honored to be selected for this Honor., Selected for 2019 Super Lawyers Northern California Top Women's Lawyers, Super Lawyers, 2019

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Chair, Labor & Employment Section, San Mateo Bar Association, 2020
  • January 2020: Presenter, California Labor & Employment 2020 Legal Updates, San Mateo County Bar Association, 2020
  • Chair, Labor & Employment Law Section, San Mateo County Bar Association, 2019
  • February 2019: Legal Updates for California Employers, 2019
  • January 2019: Presenter. Employment Law Updates for the San Mateo County Bar Association, 2019
  • 2018 - Present:  Mentor: UCLA Alumni Association:  Mentor undergraduates attending UCLA in facing challenges in the workplace, determining their career path and advising and assisting the student.

    , 2018
  • October 2018:  Presenter to the SMCBA Employment Law Section:  Wage & Hour Discovery: Common Privacy Objections., 2018
  • March 2017: Presenter to YMSL (Young Men's Service League), Crystal Springs Chapter, San Mateo County, CA on the Importance of Estate Planning for Yung Families, 2017
  • 2015 - present:  Presenter for Scwhab and Boston Private Bank on the Importance of Having an Estate Plan, 2015
  • 2014 - present: Peninsula Estate Planning Council; Member. , 2014
  • 2013 - present: Co-creator/member of Burlingame Exceptional Women in Business Collaborative Group, 2013
  • 2011 - present: SMCBA Labor & Employment Law section, 2011
  • 2011 - present: Member San Mateo County Bar Association Trusts & Estates Section, 2011

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • 2013- present; I have co-created & particpated in a women's group, Exceptional Women In Business, to support women in business.  We meet twice monthly to support each other as well as put on free networking events to support local businesses to create connection and community., 2019
  • 2016 - present:  Past President & Active Volunteer, Peninsula Temple Sholom, 2016
  • 2014 - 2016: President, Peninsula Temple Sholom, 2014
  • 2011- Present: Be the Match; Marrow Donor Drive Project Manager, Educator & Medical Screener; registered over 1500 new donors to registry., 2011
  • 2009 -2016 Peninsula Temple Sholom, Board of Directors, 2009

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

Transactions:

  • Advise and completion dozens of Employer Handbooks for businesses around the San Francisco Bay Area.  , 2019
  • Completion of advising on asset-purchase of business in Bay Area.  , 2019

Representative Clients:

  • 2014 - present: Key focus is representing for profit and non profit employer clients from sole propreitorships to medium size business, to ensure California Labor Compliance, draft policies, handbooks, agreements, contracts and advise on the spot issues through litigiation (wage & hour, PAGA, sexual harsassment, retaliation, discrimination) in state court, mediations, arbitriations and in front of administrative agencies such as the DLSE, OLSE and DFEH.  My firm amd my skillset allows me to be full service for our business clients representing them in commerical lease negotiations, drafting contracts, and other transcational and litigation matters., 2014

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Finalist, 2020 BRIDGE Awards; My firm was selected as one of four finalists in the Family First Award category for the 2020 BRIDGE Awards & Summit out of 118 nominations awarded by JobTrain, Inc.  "BRIDGE" stands for Businesses Recognized for Innovative, Diverse & Groundbreaking Employment.   I am proud to own a business that cultivates a diverse environment focusing on work-life balance firm here for my employees in the Bay Area. [JobTrain, inc. transforms lives and communities in Silicon Valley, helping the Valley’s most in need reclaim their lives from poverty and unemployment by preparing them for successful, sustainable careers in high-demand and emerging fields.], 2020

Videos:

Newsletters:

  • Updates on the ever-changing landscape of what we call CA Labor Compliance and general advice on employment compliance, labor laws, misclassification and provide information to employers across California.

    , Employment Blog, All
  • Article on the impact to employers on Governor Newsom's new no re-hire clause as and addition to the Code of Civil Procedure Section 1002.5 effective Jan. 1, 2020., The Voice: An Official HTA Newlsetter: December 2019, Transportation
  • This is the general business blog that incorporates all areas my firm practices. , General Business Blog

Educational Background:

  • University of San Diego School of Law, 1996
  • University of California at Los Angeles, 1992

Industry Groups

  • Business
  • Family Owned Business
  • Individuals
  • Service Industries
  • Startups
  • Transportation
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Office Location for April S. Glatt

66 Bovet Rd
Suite 280
San Mateo, CA 94402

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Last Updated: 3/26/2020

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