John E. Fitzsimmons

John Fitzsimmons represents employers in all aspects of employment law.

John concentrates in defense of employers in wrongful termination, employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and other employment-related litigation in state and federal courts, as well as before local, state and federal agencies. John counsels and defends employers in California and federal wage and hour litigation, including class actions. John also advises employers and litigates employment-related claims involving intellectual property, including prosecution and defense of claims involving trade secrets and proprietary information, restrictive covenants and noncompete agreements.

John also counsels employers regarding labor-management relations, including union avoidance, union organizing, corporate campaigns and collective bargaining, and represents employers in labor arbitrations and proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board.

John also conducts extensive counseling and training of employers regarding employment issues arising in both their day-to-day operations and their significant business milestones.

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Areas of Practice 1) Labor & Employment
Law School J.D., University of San Diego, 1995
Education B.A., Government and International Relations, University of Notre Dame, 1987
Bar Member / Association California State Bar Association
Most recent firm DLA Piper
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