Startups to big businesses across all industries turn to Yael Spiewak when they have an employment law or commercial litigation matter that is atypical, crosses multiple disciplines, or requires an attorney who is flexible and creative. Yael is adept at handling disputes involving hiring and firing, reductions in force, discrimination, union grievances, enforcement of non-disclosure agreements or non-completes, intellectual property concerns, breaches of contract, and more. She also provides counseling on intellectual property, workforce retention and management, and employment matters.
Clients gain an advantage from Yael’s experience across multiple areas of law, business, and geography. Her risk-spotting acumen and former prosecutorial experience allows her to quickly see potential solutions, anticipate government responses, and help her clients avoid potential issues and risks. Yael writes and speaks frequently on EEOC, workplace management, and trade secrets issues.
During the summer of 2017, after a selective process, Yael served as a foreign law clerk to Justice Neal Hendel of the Supreme Court of Israel. In this position, she advised on U.S. law governing legal issues spanning civil and criminal law.
Prior to joining Epstein Becker Green, Yael was an attorney in the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office in New Brunswick, New Jersey, where she represented the State of New Jersey in various appellate matters. During law school, she served as a judicial intern for the Honorable Martin Shulman of the New York Supreme Court, Appellate Term, First Department, in Manhattan; as an intern at the City of Newark Law Department in Newark; and then as a legal extern at the New York State Attorney General’s Office in Manhattan.