Yearly Archives: 2015

BROWN LAW GROUP WELCOMES NEW ASSOCIATES

Brown Law Group, a leading business litigation firm that specializes in all aspects of employment law and business litigation, is pleased to announce that Robert D. Wilson III and Travis K. Jang-Busby have joined the firm as Associate Attorneys. Wilson comes to Brown Law Group from Gordon & Rees where he served as senior counsel. […]

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Gender Discrimination In The Workplace

Gender discrimination in the workplace is something, even in this day and age, that still happens. Listen as Stacy Fode provides tips for individuals and businesses in this interview from KSON, Easy 98.1 and FM94/9.  

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EMPLOYERS BEWARE: RECENT NLRB CHANGES IMPACT EMPLOYEE HANDBOOKS

Employers large and small are familiar with the concept of employee handbooks as standard communication devices in many American workplaces.  Handbooks typically describe the company and its business, set standards of conduct, and establish or diminish employee expectations regarding the employment relationship. Recently, the National Labor Relations Board has sparked intense conversation regarding the legality […]

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MCCA Announces Expansion of Board Leadership

Leading Attorneys Bring Pivotal Experience and Influence Needed to Advance MCCA’s Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Today the Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) announced the newest members to its Board of Directors: Ricardo A. Anzaldua of MetLife, Inc., Sandra Leung of Bristol-Myers Squibb, H. Gwen Marcus of Showtime Networks Inc., Suzan A. Miller of Intel Corporation, […]

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Janice Brown Appointed to the California Department of Insurance – Insurance Diversity Task Force

Janice Brown, founder of Brown Law Group, has been appointed to the California Department of Insurance – Insurance Diversity Task Force for 2015/2016.  Founded in 2012, the Insurance Diversity Task Force, headed by Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones, considers and makes recommendations about diversity in the insurance industry, including the diversity of corporate governing boards and […]

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RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AT THE NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD

During the past sixty years the percentage of unionized workers in the private sector has plummeted from a high of 33% in 1952 to a percentage today of less than 7%.  While a number of factors such as globalization, changing social standards, expanded use of subcontractors, and precarious economic circumstances have contributed to the decline; […]

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CALIFORNIA’S NEW DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS DO NOT TRUMP ARBITRATION BENEFITS

Arbitration, like mediation, has always been an attractive alternative to prolonged litigation for numerous reasons, including in the past the confidentiality of the proceedings and the outcomes. For employers in particular, arbitration remains an effective mechanism to keep employment disputes outside of the hands of a jury, which tend to be made up of sympathetic […]

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Achilles Healing

Over four years ago, I tore my Achilles heel while in a boot camp class. There I was: over 50, huffing and puffing next to a young, nimble woman in her early 20s and my ego wanted to move to her rhythm. My body, unfortunately, had other plans, and I tore my Achilles. Initially, I blamed her for stomping on the back of my leg; but as the injury subsided, I realized my fading ego was what caused my injury.

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Brown Law Group Names Brittney R. Dobbins as Associate

Brown Law Group, a leading business litigation firm that specializes in all aspects of employment law and business litigation, has named Brittney R. Dobbins as Associate. Ms. Dobbins focuses her practice on employment law and all areas of business litigation.  She has particular proficiency in the area of intellectual property, in the context of brand […]

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Brown Law Group Names Stacy Fode as Managing Partner

Brown Law Group, a leading business litigation firm that specializes in all aspects of employment law, has named Stacy Fode as Managing Partner.  Ms. Fode focuses her practice on employment litigation and advisement and specializes in the representation of business clients in all aspects of employment law including wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, whistle blower, […]

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