Joseph Peacock is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office. He is also a member of the firm’s Trade Secrets Team.
Areas of Practice
Joseph has represented employers and businesses before state and federal courts, arbitral tribunals, and administrative agencies in a wide variety of employment and business litigation matters, including business tort, contract, defamation, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, wrongful discharge, and class action wage and hour lawsuits. Joseph also has experience with prosecuting trade secrets claims and obtaining injunctive relief for such claims. He also prosecutes workplace violence restraining orders on behalf of employers and their employees, along with counseling clients on these issues.
His experience includes representing leading public, private, and non-profit organizations in a broad range of industries including aerospace and defense, communications, construction, education, financial services, healthcare, insurance, and retail.
While in law school, Joseph served as a judicial extern for the Honorable S. James Otero of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
- Does COVID-19 threaten your trade secrets? (Yes, it does) (Part 2)Daily Journal, 04.29.2020
Labor and Employment Law Blog Posts
- "COVID-19 and Trade Secrets: Is Your Business Prepared to Protect its Trade Secrets While Your Employees Work From Home?" March 24, 2020
- "Ward v. Tilly’s, Inc.: California Employers Should Dial Back On-Call Shift Policies," February 7, 2019
Trade Secrets Law Blog Posts
Member, J. Clifford Wallace American Inn of Court
San Diego State University Aztec Mentor Program
San Diego State University Pre-Law Advisory Committee
Graduate, San Diego County Bar Association Leadership Academy, 2022 Inaugural Class
J.D., University of Southern California, 2017, with honors; Hale Moot Court Oral Argument Finalist; Judge E. Avery Crary Oral Advocacy Award; Hale Moot Court Best Brief Award; National Moot Court Team
B.A., San Diego State University, 2013, cum laude, Dean’s List; Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honors Society
- Judicial Extern for U.S. District Judge S. James Otero of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California