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Phillip Joseph Griego

Practice areas:

Employment & Labor, Litigation, Contracts & Agreements

About Me

We specialize in representing employees and employers with labor and employment issues with particular expertise in California, involving non-compete clauses, customer with questions about wage and hour, wrongful terminations, veterans and uniformed services rights in all In addition, the team has considerable expertise in training and public presentations in a variety of areas, sexual harassment prevention training, conducting internal investigations, The Ten Most Common Mistakes Employers Make and other topics customized for your particular needs.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1977

  1. Employment & Labor: 40%
    38 years, 8.13 thousand cases
  2. Contracts & Agreements: 30%
    38 years, 8.15 thousand cases
  3. Litigation: 30%
    38 years, 4.1 thousand cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($300-550/hour), Contingent (25-45%)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

8 total 

  • Robert Perez

    Phil is an excellent attorney with solid credentials and experience. He is resourceful, creative, and relentless in his advocacy. I've known him for over 30 years and have the highest regards for his ethics and his professionalism.

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    Robert Perez Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Robert Edward Nuddleman

    I worked for Phil Griego for 9 years. He is an extremely intelligent attorney that fights hard for his clients. He diligently works with his clients and uses his knowledge and skill to ensure the highest quality service for his clients. I am happy to have learned so much from him.

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    Robert Nuddleman Employment & Labor Attorney
    Relationship: Worked for lawyer

Contact Info

Phillip J. Griego and Associates

95 South Market Street Suite 520
San Jose, CA, 95113

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive197702/26/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Appreciation for 20 years of serviceBlue & Gold Committee, Exchange Club of San Jose, California2008

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PrincipalPhillip J. Griego & Associates1978 - Present
Associate AttorneyChristopher Schaller & Associates1977 - 1978

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
National Employment Lawyers AssociationMember2000 - Present
California Employment Lawyers AssociationMember1987 - Present
American Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1978 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMember1978 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1978 - Present
Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1978 - Present
Silicon Valley Employment Lawyers Association.Member1978 - Present

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Seamans v. Structural Dynamics Research Corp.Judgment for the plaintiff for unpaid commissions, interest, attorneys fees and costs. Sustained on appeal to the 9th Curcuit.

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Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
Amicus Brief for Clairmont Institute Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence for United States Supreme CourtElk Grove Unified School District vs Michael Newdow2004
Amicus Brief for Clairmont Institute, Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence for New Jersey Superior Court, Appellate DivisionBoy Scouts of America and Monmouth Councel vs James Dale2000
Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal, Volume 4,“Do Mandatory Drug Tests Invade An Employee’s Privacy?”1988
In Brief, Santa Clara County Bar Association newsletterDo Mandatory Drug Tests Invade An Employee's Privacy?1987

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1977
California State University, San Jose State UniversityPolitical ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts1974

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Managing Employees In A Complex WorldLabor and Employment2015
Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce10 Honest Mistakes Employers Make2014
Managing Employees In A Complex WorldLabor and Employment2014
Managing Employees In A Complex WorldLabor and Employment2013
Managing Employees In A Complex WorldLabor and Employment2013
Senior Corps of Retired ExecutivesManaging Employees In A Complex World2012
Managing Employees In A Complex WorldLabor and Employment2012
"10 Honest Mistakes Employers Make"Labor and Employment Law2008
"Legal Update: Employee Terminations Without Litigation in California"Labor and Employment Law1999
"Wage and Hour Law, 1998 Update for California Employers"Labor and Employment Law1998
"Looking Inward: A Guide to Eliminating Bias in The Law Office"Labor and Employment Law1992