Elena K. Hillman

Of Counsel

San Francisco

(415) 262-8314

(415) 644-0978

Recent Publication:

California Codifies New COVID-19 Notice Requirements and Expands Cal OSHA Authority [Alert]

Elena Hillam and Austin Dieter discuss AB 685, signed by Governor Newsom, implementing new reporting and notice requirements and granting Cal OSHA additional powers following employee exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace.

Elena is an experienced employment law counselor and litigator on matters relating to medical leave, employment contracts, OSHA, discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and traditional labor law issues. She partners with clients to develop policies and processes that work for both the company and its employees and to devise effective litigation game plans that address each client’s unique business goals.

Elena earned her bachelor’s degree from Stanford University and her law degree from Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, Berkeley.

 

News

West Coast Expansion Continues with the Addition of 13 Labor & Employment Lawyers from Miller Law Group in California

August 01, 2019

Cozen O’Connor is pleased to announce 13 attorneys from California’s Miller Law Group — one of the largest woman-owned employment law firms in the country — have joined its San Francisco and Los Angeles offices.

Publications

California Codifies New COVID-19 Notice Requirements and Expands Cal OSHA Authority [Alert]

September 23, 2020

Elena Hillam and Austin Dieter discuss AB 685, signed by Governor Newsom, implementing new reporting and notice requirements and granting Cal OSHA additional powers following employee exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace.

Rebuttable Presumption for COVID-19 Illnesses to Impact Employers Through 2022 [Alert]

September 23, 2020

Elena Hillman and Austin Dieter discuss SB 1159, signed into law by Governor Newsom, expanding access to workers’ compensation and making it easier for first responders, health care workers, and other workers who test positive for COVID-19 due to an outbreak.

California’s Large Employers to Provide COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave Following Newsom’s Signature [Alert]

September 15, 2020

Bethany Vasquez, Elena Hillman, and Austin Dieter discuss Assembly Bill 1867, requiring large employers to provide COVID-19 related supplemental paid sick leave to their California employees.

COVID-19 FAQs For California Employers

July 01, 2020

Michele Ballard Miller, Walter Stella, Elena Hillman, and Austin Dieter designed an FAQ that California Employers have regarding COVID-19.

Potential Pitfalls of Temperature Screenings [Alert]

April 24, 2020

Di Addy Tang, Elena Hillman, and Austin Dieter discuss what employers need to consider before implementing temperature screenings of employees.

Events & Seminars

Upcoming Events

New Legal Developments in 2020 and Looking Ahead to 2021

October 29, 2020 - Webinar

Cozen O'Connor attorneys will be presenting this webinar on the ever-changing legal landscape in California.

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Education

  • University of California, Berkeley School of Law (Boalt Hall), J.D., 1991
  • Stanford University, B.A., 1987
  • California