Swapna Vettiyil

  • May 27, 2023

Swapna is an Associate Attorney at POTENTE. She joined the POTENTE team in 2021 as a Law Clerk and has been a valuable asset to our legal team ever since. Swapna works on a wide array of legal issues and performs general counsel duties for many clients. She takes pride in working closely with clients to ensure she can find a solution tailored to their particular needs.

Born and raised in Tucson, Arizona, she moved to California to attend college at Cal Poly Pomona. 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. During her tenure at California Western School of Law, she served as the student representative of the faculty diversity committee, competed and won awards for the California Western School of Law trial team, and served as a contract teaching fellow.

When Swapna is not in the office, you can find her traveling, spending time with her family in Arizona, or trying new restaurants.

CA sick paid leave
  • September 26, 2023
  • Blog

CA Updated Paid Sick Leave Law (S.B. 616)

There is currently no federal law requiring paid sick leave, but California’s Healthy Families Act of 2014 requires employers to offer a minimum of 24 hours or three days of paid sick leave per year. California’s paid sick leave law applies to employees who work in California for 30 or more days...

  • September 12, 2023
  • Blog

A New Los Angeles County Ordinance Aims to Protect Freelance Workers

A new ordinance in Los Angeles County that became effective July 1st of this year requires a written contract between hiring entities and freelance workers. The Freelance Worker Protections Ordinance aims to ensure freelance workers are treated fairly and receive the compensation they are due. This ordinance applies to work performed...