Sharon Novak joined the CalChamber in 2021 as an employment law expert. She previously practiced employment law in firms in Montana and Chicago, served as employment counsel for a national company based in California, and assisted employers as a director of workplace solutions. Her employment law practice included trial work, professional support to human resources departments, and workplace investigations. She also has developed and conducted seminars on critical employment law issues, including sex and age discrimination, sexual harassment, wage and hour practices, and wrongful terminations. She holds a J.D. from Gonzaga University Law School.
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