Raven Applebaum

Of Counsel San Antonio

Raven Applebaum is a Board Certified attorney offering 10 years of experience as in-house and outside counsel with a targeted emphasis in employment law. Throughout her career, Ms. Applebaum has provided human resource and employment law guidance on complex employment law issues to employers of every size, from start-up ventures to Fortune 500 businesses She has a wide range of experience in federal, state and local employment regulations. She has developed strategies, counseled and trained employers to effectively manage risks regarding EEO, NLRB, Wage and Hour, OFCCP, and OSHA claims. Ms. Applebaum has been engaged in full complement of legal activities, including preparation and enforcement of employment agreements, DOL audits, internal complaints and investigations, responses to EEOC Charges of Discrimination, mediation, arbitration and litigation. She also represents parties in non-competition, non-solicitation, and other restrictive covenant matters, and has defended against allegations of competitor-related employee raiding claims.

Professional Activities and Speeches

Professional Activities:

  • San Antonio Human Resource Management Association
  • State Bar of Texas (Labor and Employment Law and  Corporate Counsel Section Member)


  • American Public Power Association - ''Ask an Attorney Panel Discussion'' - San Antonio - September 2016
  • Rio Grande Valley Society for Human Resources Management - ''Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder? A Guide to Managing Leave and Return-to-Work Issues'' - Mission - September 2016
  • San Antonio Human Resource Management Association, Inc. - ''ELECTION UPDATE: What Employers Can Expect in 2017'' - San Antonio - August 2016
  • Ogletree Deakins Briefing - ''OSHA’s New Electronic Recordkeeping Requirements: Ramifications for Employers'' - Corpus Christi and McAllen - June 2016


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