Employment Law Daily Advisory Board
The Employment Law Daily Advisory Board is an exclusive board of distinguished members of the labor and employment law community. The Advisory Board was formed in support of Employment Law Daily, a superior daily labor and employment law news and case update service, offering daily emails, access to an online searchable database and breaking news alerts.
Employment Law Daily Advisory Board Members:
Keith Watts, Managing Shareholder
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.
Costa Mesa, California
Keith is a managing and a founding shareholder of the Ogletree Deakins Orange County office. Keith practices exclusively labor and employment law and has handled a wide variety of matters, including sexual harassment, age discrimination, disability and wrongful termination claims. Keith’s employment law practice focuses heavily on the “prevention side” of employment claims and positioning problem employment situations for the best possible defense, including complicated reductions-in-force terminations. He regularly advises employers regarding effective methods to avoid employment-related claims, including the use of effective employment contracts and severance agreements, implementation of up-to-date company policies and procedures, providing manager training on “best practices,” and giving day-to-day, practical advice on pressing employment issues, such as wage-hour compliance and the management and termination of “problem employees.” He is also “AV” Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.