Ms. Hoppes is an attorney at Holden Law Group and represents employers in a broad range of employment law matters.
Ms. Hoppes represents employers and managers in state and federal litigation and in the defense of administrative complaints. Ms. Hoppes has a keen understanding of the employment relationship, and practical experience in handling matters involving harassment, retaliation and discrimination. She also has extensive experience in training and staff development.
Prior to joining Holden Law Group, Ms. Hoppes worked as an associate attorney for a plaintiff-side employment law firm. Familiarity with the opposing view allows her to fully understand the best way to prevent and to rebut any allegation which may arise for employers.
Ms. Hoppes spent over a decade with a Fortune 200 utility operation with a workforce of over 20,000. Ms. Hoppes fulfilled many roles in the Human Resource department with ever increasing responsibility for handling personnel matters ranging from wage/hour analysis, FMLA/ADA compliance, EEO investigations, and disputes regarding contract negotiations with the labor unions. Ms. Hoppes’ practical experience, human resource background and legal training permit her to provide outstanding advice on the full gamut of any issue which may arise in the employment relationship.
Professional Activities and Interests
Ms. Hoppes is a member of the California Bar Association and the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Bar. Ms. Hoppes is also a member of the Placer County Bar Association and regularly participates in activities hosted by the Sacramento Bar Association. Ms. Hoppes is an intense athlete who is either running or in a gym six days a week. When not working out, she prefers any outdoor activity she can do with her family including bike rides, hikes and walks.
J.D., Lincoln Law School
B.A., Business Administration University of Phoenix
Holden Law Group
2014 – Present
South Placer Employer Advisory Council (SPEAC)
The Velez Law Firm
2013 – 2014
Pacific Gas and Electric Company
2001 – 2013
Representative Presentations & Trainings
Leaves Management & Labor Law Updates, February 11, 2015 & February 12, 2015, March 27, 2015
Harassment Prevention Training for Managers and Supervisors, March 24, 2015, March 19, 2015…numerous others on this topic
Outstanding Sick Pay Questions, July 21, 2015
What California Employers Need to Know About Disability Discrimination, October 7, 2016 & October 14, 2015 & October 15, 2016
Pre-Employment Requirements : What Employers Need to Know About Disability Discrimination Law and Preventing Lawsuits, October 27, 2015
Employment Requirements: What Employers Need to Know About Disability Discrimination Law and Preventing Lawsuits, November 10, 2015
Integration of ADA and FEHA with Other Leaves: What Employers Need to Know About Disability Discrimination Law and Preventing Lawsuits, December 8, 2015
Employee Personnel Files: How to Prepare, Manage, and Use Them As Your Defense, September 27, 2016
AB 304: The Cure for Paid Sick Leave, July 20, 2015
New Year Rings in New Minimum Wage, December 15, 2015
Deadline Approaching to Request Piece Rate Safe Harbor, June 29, 2016