Swapna Vettiyil

  • May 07, 2021
Swapna Vettiyil Potente

Swapna serves as a Law Clerk at POTENTE and enjoys applying her legal studies to various projects. Swapna has always wanted to find a career where she could help others. Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, she moved to California to attend college at Cal Poly Pomona in the hopes of making a difference.

After graduating from Cal Poly Pomona with a B.S. in Communications and a minor in Political Science, Swapna was admitted to California Western School of Law with an academic merit scholarship. Currently, she serves as the student representative on the Faculty Diversity Committee, is active on the Trial Team, and serves as a Contracts Teaching Fellow. In her free time Swapna enjoys hiking with her two dogs in La Jolla, listening to podcasts, watching movies, and travelling.

  • January 17, 2023
  • Blog

Proposed Federal Law Could Ban Non-Competes

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has proposed a rule that would ban all non-competes with very limited exceptions. If approved, the new rule would make it illegal for an employer to attempt to enter into a non-compete agreement with an employee, maintain an existing non-compete agreement, or advise an employee...

  • December 01, 2022
  • Blog

California’s 2023 Minimum Wage Adjustments

Effective January 1, 2023, the state-wide California minimum wage will rise to $15.50 per hour for all employees, regardless of the size of their employer. This accelerated increase is required by a provision in the state's existing minimum wage law that was triggered because inflation exceeded 7%. Certain counties and cities in...