John C. Kloosterman Shareholder

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1 E D (415) (tel:(415) ) VCARD (/VCARD/39879) John C. Kloosterman Shareholder COMING SOON CONTACT ASSISTANT Offices San Francisco Toronto San Francisco (/locations /san-francisco) 650 California O (415) Street 20th Floor San Francisco, F (415) CA International Business & Human Rights: What the Corporate Legal Department Should Know (/events /international-business-human-rights-what-corporate-legal-department-should-know) Tuesday, October 13, 2015 VIEW ALL (/EVENTS) Overview DOWNLOAD BIO ( John Kloosterman advises and defends a wide range of employers, from start-up companies to multi-national corporations. He counsels employers on every aspect of the employment relationship from hiring to dismissal and all areas in between. His practice emphasizes international labor and employment issues, international labor standards, labor-management relations and complex litigation, including arbitration. 1 of 6 10/13/15 10:04 AM

2 Littler courts, Mendelson before P.C. federal, state and provincial administrative agencies and in arbitration proceedings. His litigation experience includes acting as lead counsel in jury trials and in high-profile class actions involving wage-hour issues, discrimination and corporate restructuring. He is experienced in international litigation, including international discovery issues. He has also argued before state and federal appellate courts. John is an acknowledged expert on international labor standards, with experience in negotiating and drafting international labor standards, and advising on compliance issues. He is a member of the U. S. delegation to the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations agency responsible for overseeing international labor standards. John currently sits on the ILO s Committee on the Application of Standards. He was instrumental in negotiating ILO Convention 189, the Domestic Work Convention, and served as the employer member of the drafting committee for that Convention. He also has served as an ILO expert on forced labor and human trafficking. Since 2012, John has been the Employer Spokesperson for ILO s Tripartite Consultations on the Application of International Labour Standards. Focus Areas International Employment Law (/international-employment-law) Litigation and Trials (/litigation-and-trials) Class Actions (/practice-areas/class-actions) Labor Management Relations (/labor-management-relations) Unfair Competition and Trade Secrets (/unfair-competition-and-trade-secrets) Professional & Community Affiliations Member Industrial Relations Council International Organisation of Employers 2 of 6 10/13/15 10:04 AM

3 Advisor Labor Policy and Corporate Social Responsibility Committees U.S. Council on International Business Member Labor and Employment, International, Litigation and Business Law sections American Bar Association Member State Bar of California Recognition Appointed, Panel on Forced Labor and Human Trafficking International Labour Organization 2013 Named, Who's Who in American Law 2014 Named, International Who's Who of Management Labour and Employment Lawyers Who's Who Legal Named, Super Lawyer Northern California Super Lawyers 2011-present Publications & Press 3 of 6 10/13/15 10:04 AM

4 Insight say-panellist-lmr) Latin Lawyer September 14, 2015 reporting-framewor-0) Insight September 9, 2015 workers-seek-useinternational-normsstandard-care) disclosure-companypolicies-combat) Insight August 4, 2015 September 16, 2015 Canada: Circumventing the Disdain for Non-Competes (/publicationpress/publication /canadacircumventing-disdainnon-competes) ASAP May 27, 2014 Canada: Circumventing the Disdain for Non-Competes (/publicationpress/publication /canadacircumventing-disdainnon-competes-0) ASAP May 27, 2014 Littler Named Law Firm of the Year for Labor and Employment by Who s Who Legal (/publicationpress/press/littlernamed-law-firmyear-laborand-employmentwhos-who-legal) April 2, 2014 Global Hiring Poses Hitches for Start-ups (/publicationpress/press/globalhiring-poses-hitchesstart-ups) The Recorder August 14, 2013 Speaking Engagements International Business & Human Rights: What the Corporate Legal Investigating Labor Standards What They Are, What They Aren't Wine Flight of Employment Law: Tasting Notes to Keep Plenary Session International Labour 4 of 6 Conference, 10/13/15 Geneva, 10:04 AM

5 Employees, But it s Still Complicated: New Developments in the Field of Contingent Workers and Independent Contractors Global Employer Institute Littler Mendelson, Washington D.C. California Employment Law Update (/events /2012-employmentlaw-updatesan-franciscofebruary-29) San Francisco, CA February 29, 2012 Employment Disputes Global HR News Conference, Santa Clara, CA February 1, 2012 Challenges in Corporate Social Responsibility University of Texas, Austin, TX October 10, 2011 November 8, 2012 Education J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, 1995 B.A., Loyola University Chicago, 1991 With Honors Bar Admission CALIFORNIA WISCONSIN ONTARIO, CANADA Courts 5 of 6 10/13/15 10:04 AM

6 U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. Court of Appeals, U.S. Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit D.C. Circuit Federal Circuit U.S. District Court, U.S. District Court, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Central District of Eastern District of California California California Court of Appeal for Ontario U.S. District Court, Western District of Wisconsin 2015 Littler Mendelson P.C. 6 of 6 10/13/15 10:04 AM