Joe Dietrich is an associate in the Labor and Employment Practice Group in the Orange County office of Haynes and Boone. He represents clients in a variety of business litigation, intellectual property, and labor and employment matters. Joe is adept at all stages of litigation, including motion practice, discovery, mediation, and arbitration. He has significant experience in contract disputes, trade secret, copyright, and trademark litigation.
Joe also maintains a robust practice in labor and employment disputes, skillfully representing management in all types of employment-related claims, including discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and wage and hour violations.
Joe earned his J.D. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. In law school, Joe was a Board Member for the Hastings Moot Court Competition Team. As a competitor, Joe’s team was crowned the national champions of the Tulane Appellate Sports Law Moot Court Competition, where his team also won the Best Brief award.
While an undergraduate at UC San Diego, Joe was a member of the Division I Men’s Water Polo team, where he was a Division I All-American in 2013 and a three-time participant in the NCAA Final Four.
Selected Publications and Speeches
- “Winning Brief, 2019 Tulane Appellate Sports Law Moot Court Competition,” author, 27 Sports Law J. 1, 337-363.
J.D., University of California Hastings College of Law, 2019
B.A., Political Science, University of California San Diego, 2015
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California
While the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) took effect on January 1, 2023, the looming July 1, 2023 enforcement date for violations and penalties is fast approaching. In February, the California Privacy Protection Agency (“Agency”), the regulatory body tasked with overseeing and enforcing the CPRA, finally voted to approve the finalized text of the regulations governing the CPRA after an exten [...]