Information and views from the Brown Law Group. A listing of articles and perspectives authored by our staff attorneys, current issues of interest and developments in the labor and employment fields.

Gain knowledge about recently enacted legislation and new case law, both state and federal through these informative articles.

Achilles Healing

Janice P. Brown

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 Read More >>


Tara Jacobson & Jimmy Alamillo

Our great State of California often sets the national standard on various social, economic and political fronts. One example of this is California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA) (Cal. Read More >>

The Fate of the ‘Stray Remarks Doctrine’

Employers are holding their breaths once again as they await the California Supreme Court's decision in Reid v. Google Inc., expected in late August 2010. The already difficult legal landscape Read More >>

Justices Weigh in on Employee Privacy Issues

Quon, the High Court must decide whether a reasonable expectation of privacy extends to text messages sent from a work issued paging device by an employee, and whether the employer's review of Read More >>

Executive Profile – Stacy Fode

San Diego Business Journal

Stacy L. Fode is a partner and attorney at Brown Law Group, a boutique business litigation law firm specializing in employment law. The firm practices preventive law, which means that whenever Read More >>


Brown Law Group salutes BALANOMICS in its commitment to improve work/life balance, profitability, and productivity in the profession by enhancing the retention, promotion, and professional Read More >>

The $500,000 Question

bizSanDiego Magazine

No investment is a sure thing. But as every good business owner knows, without risk there’s no reward. If you had $500,000 to invest, what would you do with it? Would you make a personal Read More >>

Female Law Firm’s New Direction: Expand North and Hire Men

San Diego Business Journal

Janice P. Brown, owner and founder of the Brown Law Group in downtown San Diego, is always looking for that next rung. It’s just her nature. "I think that I’m on top of the mountain, and I Read More >>

Staying on Top of Business Law

San Diego Daily Transcript

The human resources department of a mid-sized corporation believes it has a handle on all the quirks and intricacies of employment law. It posts employee information on its bulletin boards, has Read More >>

Executive Profile – Janice Brown

San Diego Business Journal

When San Diego attorney Janice P. Brown decided to go solo in 2003, she discovered that she was a much better businesswoman than she thought she could be. But she couldn't anticipate everything. Read More >>