Justine Phillips is a special counsel in both Data Privacy & Security and Labor and Employment Practice Groups in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office.
Areas of Practice
Justine focuses her practice on cybersecurity, data privacy, employment litigation and counseling, and commercial litigation. Justine takes a holistic approach to assist clients on everyday issues related to electronically stored information including: cyber risk management and mitigation; eWorkforce policies; compliance with data regulations; retention/destruction policies and protocols; information-security and data privacy; crisis management and forensic investigations for data breaches; electronic discovery; and social-media issues. She co-authors the California section of a 50 state survey on data privacy laws entitled "Survey of California Employment Privacy Law," MLRC Employment Survey, 2014. Justine also founded Women in eDiscovery San Diego chapter and frequently publishes and speaks on cyber-related issues.
As an employment attorney, Justine handles commercial litigation for clients in the following industries: insurance, medical device, education, defense, cybersecurity, manufacturing, retail, non-profit and for-profit industries. Justine also regularly advises clients on issues relating to: classification; leave policies; defense of ADA and FEHA disability discrimination claims; interactive process and reasonable accommodation; wage and hour matters; information management; social media; employment agreements; and employee handbooks. Justine has defended companies in both state and federal court against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wrongful dismissals.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Justine M. Phillips