Phil Horowitz
Firm:
Law Offices of Phil Horowitz
Phone:Array
Address: One Market Plaza, Suite 1850
San Francisco, CA 94105

Membership: Bar Association of San Francisco; State Bar of California (Member, Labor and Employment Section); National Employment Lawyers Association; California Employment Lawyers Association.
University: Occidental College, B.A., 1979, Straus Institute of Dispute Resolution, Pepperdine University, Candidate, LL.M., Dispute Resolution; Boalt Hall School of Law, University of California, J.D., 1983
Admitted: 1983, California
Biography: Articles Development Editor, Industrial Relations Law Journal, 1981-1982. Author: "Settling Employment Cases Without the Mediation Dance," Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin (2006); "Causes of Action Employee Lawyers Forget," Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin (2005); "The History of Sexual Harassment Lawsuits: The Top Ten Mistakes Defendants Make," Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin (2004); "Why Do So Many Disability Cases Fail?" Supplement to the Recorder, April/May 1999; "The California Supreme Court's New Wrongful Discharge Decisions; The Tide Turns," CTLA Forum, March 1991. Lecturer: State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, “Litigating Harassment Cases: Complaining, Investigating and Documenting” (2012); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, “Litigating Harassment Cases: Pleadings” (2012); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, “Litigating Harassment Cases: Discovery” (2012); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, “Litigating Harassment Cases: Summary Judgment and Settlement” (2012); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, “Managing Leaves: A Practical Guide for Employers and Employees” (2011); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, "Litigating Disability Discrimination Cases: Pleading and Discovery" (2011); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, "Mock Trial of a Disability Discrimination Case" (2010); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, "Litigating Wrongful Discharge Cases" (2010); Orange County Bar Association, "Summary Judgment Motions After Nazir" (2010); State Bar of California, Section Cyber Institute, "Layoffs: Rights, Rules and Restrictions" (2010); California Employment Lawyers Association, "The Impact of the Nazir v. United Airlines Opinion" (2009); California Employment Lawyers Association, "Hot Topics and Recent Victories in the California Employment Law Plaintiff's Bar" (2009); National Employment Lawyers Association, "The Latest Dirty Tricks by California Defense Attorneys: Defense School Deconstructed" (2009); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, "Sexual Harassment: Prevention, Investigation and Litigation" (2009); Center for Collaborative Solutions, "Internet Use in the Workplace: Online Speech and Privacy Issues" (2009); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, "Sprint and Jones: New Blockbuster Employment Discrimination Cases" (2008); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, "Brinker: The End of California Meal and Rest Break Litigation or Only the Beginning?" (2008); Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB), "Employment Litigation Practice Issues" (2007); Plaintiff's Employment Lawyers Association (PELA), "360 Degrees of Privacy" (2007); State Bar of California, Annual Meeting, "Update on Wrongful Termination and Discrimination Law" (2006); State Bar of California, Labor & Employment Law Section, "Winning Opening Statements and Closing Arguments" (2006); California Employment Lawyers Association, "Drafting Jury Instructions" (2006); State Bar of California, Labor & Employment Law Section, "Harassment Training: Dramatization and Discussion" (2005); California Employment Lawyers Association, "Employment Law 101: Law Office Management" (2005); State Bar of California, Labor & Employment Law Section, "The Avoidable Consequences Doctrine After McGinnis" (2005); Bar Association of San Francisco, "New Face of Sexual Harassment" (2004); Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada, "Regarding McGinnis and Beyond" (2004); Lorman, Discovery Skills for Legal Staff in California (2004); Bar Association of San Francisco, Labor and Employment Law Section; "The New Employment Form Interrogatories and Jury Instructions" (2002); California Employment Lawyers Association, "Discovery of Electronic Data and Other Prickly Discovery Issues" (2001); California Employment Lawyers Association, "Ethical and Strategic Use of Internet and Other Electronic Technology in Discovery and Trial" (2000); California Employment Lawyers Association, "Interaction between FMLA, ADA, and Workers Compensation Claims" (1999); American Board of Vocational Experts, "Use of Vocational Experts in Wrongful Termination Cases" (1999); California Rehabilitation Association North, East Bay, San Francisco District, "Expert Witness Testimony: The Nuts and Bolts for Rehab Counselors" (1999); California Employment Lawyers Association, "Developing and Managing the Plaintiff's Employment Practice" (1998); State Bar of California, Labor and Employment Law Section, "Multiple Forums for the Injured/Disabled Worker" (1993); California Employment Lawyers Association, "Practice Tips: Torts with Potential" (1993); San Francisco Chamber of Commerce, "Hiring and Firing Within the Law" (1993); California Trial Lawyers Association, "Requests for Admission" (1992); Bay Area Legal Recruitment Association, "Sexual Harassment in Law Firms" (1992); California Federation of Teachers, Council of Classified Employees, "Public Employees and Wrongful Discharge" (1987). Editorial Boards: Bender's California Labor & Employment Bulletin (2004—); Representing California Sexual Harassment Plaintiffs, James Publishing (2004); Guerilla Discovery, James Publishing (2003). Law School Teacher: Advocacy Skills Workshop, Stanford University Law School, 1992—; Intensive Advocacy Program, University of San Francisco Law School, 1994—. California Judicial Council Advisory Committees: Chair, Employment Form Interrogatories Advisory Committee to the California Judicial Council, 1999-2002; Co-Chair, California State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section's Special Committee on Jury Instructions, 2008—; Chair, 2003; Member, 2001-2003. Organizational Leadership: California Employment Lawyers Association, Chair, 2003-2005; Board of Directors, 1998—; Executive Committee, 2005— . California State Bar Labor and Employment Law Section, Chair, 2007-2008; Vice Chair, 2006-2007; Secretary, 2005-2006; Executive Committee, 2002-2005; Advisor, 2008—.