Since graduating from Boston College Law School, Joe Connaughton has specialized in defending, advising and training technology, education, healthcare and staffing company employers in matters of litigation and litigation avoidance.
Mr. Connaughton particularly specializes in defending employers in whistleblowing, wrongful termination, wage and hour, discrimination and trade secret/non-competition matters. He also handles high-import intellectual property and commercial litigation matters for select clients.
Mr. Connaughton has successfully defended lawsuits to both juries and judges in California state and federal courts, as well as through state and federal administrative forums. He has also successfully represented clients through state and federal appellate processes and in arbitrations throughout California, nationally and internationally. He is also outside general counsel for Alliant International University.