California Employment Law Update

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Attorney Did Not Act Unethically By Contacting Other Employees Of Company

Snider v. Superior Court, 113 Cal. App. 4th 1187 (2003) Quantum Productions, Inc. sued its former sales manager, David Snider, for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, interference with contractual relations and unfair competition after Snider resigned his employment with Quantum and formed a competing company. Quantum filed a motion to disqualify Snider’s attorney, … Continue Reading

Attorney’s Declaration That He Represented Employer And Employees Should Not Have Resulted In Disqualification

Koo v. Rubio’s Restaurants, Inc., 109 Cal. App. 4th 719 (2003) An attorney representing a corporate defendant in a class action lawsuit concerning allegedly unpaid overtime wages for managers filed a declaration stating that he represented both the employer and its managers. The attorney later clarified that his only intention was to put opposing counsel … Continue Reading

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