also known as James Hardin
Fighting For Employees Across Southern California.
James Hardin is an experienced attorney who founded Hardin & Associates, an elite law firm, to fight for the rights of employees. James is also the author of "California Trade Secret Litigation", a highly-regarded practice guide on the increasingly hot topic of trade secret litigation.
Mr. Hardin focuses his practice on representing employees in employment-related disputes regarding almost every imaginable issue, including cases or issues involving wrongful termination, discrimination, sexual harassment, retaliation, wage and hour violations, medical leaves, employee benefits, privacy, class actions, and trade secrets.
Mr. Hardin graduated from UCLA Law School in 1999. He started his career at Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker, was a shareholder at Call, Jensen & Ferrell for four years, and worked at one of the nation’s top plaintiffs’ firms, Robinson, Calcagnie & Robinson, before joining Newport Trial Group.
To learn more about the practice guide on Trade Secret Litigation in California, click here: http://www.hardinemploymentlaw.com/book-landing-page/
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Million Dollar Advocate||Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2013|
|Multi-Million Dollar Advocate||Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum||2013|
|Rising Star||Los Angeles Magazine||2012|
|Rising Star||Los Angeles Magazine||2011|
|Rising Star||Los Angeles Magazine||2010|
|Rising Star||Los Angeles Magazine||2009|
|Rising Star||Los Angeles Magazine||2008|
|Rising Star||Los Angeles Magazine||2007|
|Managing Partner||Hardin & Associates||2015 - Present|
|Managing Partner||Newport Trial Group||2010 - 2015|
|Attorney||Call & Jensen||2002 - 2009|
|Associate||Dewitt & Roberts||2000 - 2002|
|Associate||Paul Hastings Janofksy & Walker, LLP||1999 - 2000|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Orange County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Orange County Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||N/A|
|Practice Guide||California Trade Secret Litigation||2015|
|Portfolio Media (Law360)||Surveys Can Boost Trademark Surveys||2014|
|Corporate Disputes||Customer Lists: When Do They Become Trade Secrets?||2014|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Internal Affairs: An Elusive Doctrine||2013|
|California Lawyer Magazine||CA's Business Judgment Rule is No Defense to Corporate Officers||2013|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Unravel the Confusion Over Hearsay in Trademark Litigation||2013|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Trademark Tacking Surprise||2013|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Some Promises are Enforceable, It Seems||2013|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Trade Secrets are Key in Customer List Cases||2013|
|Portfolio Media (Law360)||Pleading & Identifying Trade Secrets in California||2013|
|Univ of California Santa Barbara||N/A||undergraduate||N/A|