Peter Rukin, Rukin Hyland LLP
Peter Rukin handles a range of employment cases, with a focus on class wage and hour litigation, equal employment opportunity claims, and the representation of executive and professional employees in employment matters. Peter also regularly serves as a mediator, privately and through the Northern District of California ADP Program. Peter is a graduate of New York University School of Law and was a law clerk to U.S. District Court Judge Harry D. Leinenweber in Chicago. Peter is currently Chair of the Bar Association of San Francisco Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee, and is a former member of the State Bar of California Labor & Employment Section Executive Committee.
John Kloosterman, Littler Mendelson LLP
John Kloosterman actively practices labor and employment law on behalf of employers in two countries - the US and Canada. He's a partner at Littler Mendelson in San Francisco and Littler LLP in Toronto and has 20 years of experience in negotiating resolutions to labor and employment law matters in both countries and in cases ranging from single plaintiff matters to class actions with tens of thousands of class members. John graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School and is also the US employer delegate to the UN's labor relations agency, the International Labour Organization, where he has negotiated treaties and resolutions to cases involving UN member states.