Our Team

RED Law attorneys have extensive experience handling the legal, business, and professional implications of entering and exiting employment and partnership agreements in both public and private companies. We now bring our diverse range of experience on many sides of corporate employment law to serve individual executives and entrepreneurs.

Rob Depew
Founding Partner
Through many years practicing employment law with the Bay Area’s best — at Wilson Sonsini, Morgan Lewis, and Hanson Bridgett — Rob established his strong reputation as a trusted resource for keen legal insight and wise counsel in a rapidly evolving cultural and regulatory environment. More about Rob.
Alisa Baker
Of Counsel
Alisa is a nationally recognized executive compensation expert with special expertise in tax and equity matters. She’s our resident authority on mergers and acquisitions. She‘s widely published and has practiced at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and the tax group at Fenwick & West. More about Alisa.
Cynthia Pevehouse
Of Counsel
Cynthia brings nearly two decades’ experience as chief legal officer for publicly traded, multinational companies. She distinguished herself over more than 15 years as in-house chief legal counsel for Fortune 100 companies in technology, media, and financial services. More about Cynthia.
Vanessa O’Brien Beary
Senior Counsel
Vanessa brings insight and perspective from more than twenty years as a litigator and employment law expert in the SF Bay Area and New Orleans. She is also a professor of legal research and writing at Tulane University Law School, making her RED Law’s resident legal analysis guru. More about Vanessa.
Julia Stephanides
Senior Counsel
Julia is a spirited and effective advocate for RED Law clients with a unique combination of corporate startup experience and knowledge of labor and employment litigation. She’s also RED Law’s resident expert in disability and protected leave cases. More about Julia.
Jodi Mainwaring
Practice Manager
Jodi keeps RED Law running smoothly and efficiently with grace and good humor. She’s the first point of contact for RED Law clients and the first listening ear, connecting you with the right member of our team and the counsel you need. More about Jodi.

Contact Us

If you are navigating a challenging employment situation or negotiating an employment transition, our attorneys can offer the guidance or representation you need. Message us here or call us at (415) 529 4770.