Corporate Leaders Breakfast

Employee or Contractor? The Status of Contract Workers in California

Corporate Leaders Breakfast

Join us for face-to-face networking and a live presentation from Karen Gabler. Learn what business owners need to know about California’s current legislation (including AB 5 and Prop. 22) and case law on the use of independent contractors in a variety of industries.

Karen Gabler is co-founder and attorney with LightGabler, an employment law firm with attorneys in Camarillo and San Luis Obispo. For over 28 years, Gabler has represented employers and managers in businesses of all sizes and industries in all aspects of employment law. She collaborates with her clients in developing proactive strategies to enhance workplace productivity and avoid employment disputes, and defends employers and management against employee claims.

Gabler has been named a Southern California “Super Lawyer” by Los Angeles Magazine for the past nine years. She has been named one of the “Top 50 Women in Business” and to “Who’s Who in Professional Services” by the Pacific Coast Business Times, and has been recognized as the “Top Attorney in Client Service” and one of the “Most Trusted Advisors” by the San Fernando Valley Business Journal. She has taught employment law courses at the Pepperdine Caruso School of Law and is a sought-after speaker on employment law topics for numerous professional, civic and business organizations.

California Lutheran University established the Corporate Leaders Breakfast Series in 2002 to bring top executives in the business community together to hear engaging speakers and relevant panel discussions with the opportunity to network with business leaders from Ventura, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara counties and beyond. The series continues in a virtual format, welcoming remote participants from all over the globe.


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Sharon Nelson
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