The Daily Transcript's weeklong series continues with a look at issues and trends in employment law.

  • Leading privacy lawyer taps into former business expertise

    Andrew Serwin, founding chair of the Privacy, Security, and Information Management Practice and partner in the San Diego/Del Mar and Washington, D.C. offices of Foley & Lardner LLP, began his career in the dot-com sphere.

  • Innovative California Western program prepares students for professional, ethical practice

    What skills do successful new lawyers need in a competitive marketplace?

  • Christopher Lee Insurance Services insuring attorneys since 2004

    Christopher Lee Insurance Services Inc., an LHI Company, was founded in January 2004, and our insurance agency services attorneys exclusively for professional liability and employment practices liability insurance.

  • Groups sue to block new Utah immigration law

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Immigrant and civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday to try to block a Utah immigration law that they say will create a police state and is too much like one of the most controversial parts of Arizona's immigration law, which is also before the courts.

  • Lawyer: Web poker indictments not anti-gambling

    LAS VEGAS -- Federal indictments targeting top executives of three top online poker companies aren't attacks against Internet gambling itself, a defense lawyer known for handling complex financial and corporate crimes cases told a gambling industry group Tuesday.

  • Battle in protection for labor picketing continues

    The right to picket has played a key role in the lives of many California workers over the years, but the legal battle over picketing rights in this state continues.

  • Some White House records may not be preserved

    WASHINGTON — The nation's archivist said Tuesday he's uncomfortable with allowing White House staff members to decide whether their tweets, emails and Facebook messages from personal accounts are work-related and must be saved.

  • USD Appellate Moot Court program soars to new heights

    The University of San Diego School of Law has a rich history of instructing students in both theory and practice and in providing them with unique opportunities to bring their classroom education into the courtroom and boardroom. Students have a unique opportunity to delve into the theory behind and the practice of appellate advocacy through the USD Appellate Honors Moot Court program, which provides opportunities for students to compete in and direct intramural and national appellate advocacy competitions.

  • Boeing defended by republican lawmakers in letter to labor board

    Republican senators came to the defense of Boeing Co., accused last month by the National Labor Relations Board of locating a new plant in South Carolina to retaliate for past strikes at its Washington state hub.

  • States reassess marijuana laws after fed warnings

    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Several states have started reassessing their medical marijuana laws after stern warnings from the federal government that everyone from licensed growers to regulators could be subjected to prosecution.

  • NFL back in court, asks for lockout to be upheld

    MINNEAPOLIS -- With its players again barred from work, the NFL told a federal appeals court Monday the fight over whether the lockout is legal won't get in the way of the 2011 season.

  • Expert insights: Employment law

    Is harassment and discrimination on the rise in American workplaces? Or are employees simply becoming more likely to submit official claims to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission? And how are commissioners and other government agencies responding to this uptick in claims? Three San Diego attorneys weigh in on the recent increase in employment discrimination suits and what it means for local employers.

  • New regulations in genetic discrimination act still rife with gray areas, experts say

    Earlier this year, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission inserted new regulations into the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act in attempts to clarify some of the law’s ambiguities.

  • Encryption is key to protecting private data

    When it comes to protecting confidential information, encryption is a company’s best defense -- both practically and legally.

  • Fewer jobs mean greater competition in San Diego legal market

    Once upon a time, the smart and ambitious went to law school, expecting summer associate programs that would open the door to six-figure starting salaries at big law firms.

National News

  • Groups sue to block new Utah immigration law

    SALT LAKE CITY -- Immigrant and civil rights groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday to try to block a Utah immigration law that they say will create a police state and is too much like one of the most controversial parts of Arizona's immigration law, which is also before the courts.

  • Lawyer: Web poker indictments not anti-gambling

    LAS VEGAS -- Federal indictments targeting top executives of three top online poker companies aren't attacks against Internet gambling itself, a defense lawyer known for handling complex financial and corporate crimes cases told a gambling industry group Tuesday.

  • Some White House records may not be preserved

    WASHINGTON — The nation's archivist said Tuesday he's uncomfortable with allowing White House staff members to decide whether their tweets, emails and Facebook messages from personal accounts are work-related and must be saved.

  • Boeing defended by republican lawmakers in letter to labor board

    Republican senators came to the defense of Boeing Co., accused last month by the National Labor Relations Board of locating a new plant in South Carolina to retaliate for past strikes at its Washington state hub.

  • NFL back in court, asks for lockout to be upheld

    MINNEAPOLIS -- With its players again barred from work, the NFL told a federal appeals court Monday the fight over whether the lockout is legal won't get in the way of the 2011 season.

Containing Report

Law Week 2011

From May 2 to May 6, The Daily Transcript honors Law Week with a weeklong series honoring the business of law. Coverage includes attorney profiles, Q&As with San Diego legal experts, and stories on important issues like corporate governance, employment law, real estate and construction, and intellectual property.

Companion Reports

Law Week - Friday - 2011

This weeklong series honoring the business of law in San Diego culminates with a look at intellectual property and patent law.

Law Week - Thursday - 2011

This Law Week special report features real estate and construction law.

Law Week - Tuesday - 2011

Law school enrollment, profiles of San Diego's law school deans and volunteering are some of the topics covered in today's special report honoring the business of law.

Law Week - Monday - 2011

The Daily Transcript kicks off its weeklong series with a look at corporate law, mergers, a profile with a local general counsel and more.

Archived Reports

Law Week 2011

From May 2 to May 6, The Daily Transcript honors Law Week with a weeklong series honoring the business of law. Coverage includes attorney profiles, Q&As with San Diego legal experts, and stories on important issues like corporate governance, employment law, real estate and construction, and intellectual property.