Brian D. Bock

Brian D. Bock is a partner in the Inland Empire office and also serves clients from the firm's Los Angeles office. The primary focus of his practice is labor and employment law, representing California school and community college districts. Mr. Bock helps clients develop effective strategies for handling matters involving labor relations, employee discipline and dismissal and state and federal legal compliance in all areas related to public school administration. Mr. Bock also regularly represents clients in litigation, arbitration, administrative proceedings and collective bargaining.  Further, he has developed a heavy concentration in governance matters, especially Brown Act, Public Records Act matters and media relations.

 Mr. Bock routinely conducts training workshops at conferences and in-house for clients on a range of education and labor relations topics, such as sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination, the Brown Act and governance issues, wage-hour compliance, employee documentation and remediation and effective investigation and evaluation techniques. Mr. Bock is licensed to practice in California, Arizona, New York, Florida and Georgia. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Bock was associated with another large California education law firm; before joining that firm, he was associated with two prominent labor and employment law firms in California and Georgia and was an attorney-advisor with the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C., aiding in the area of employer enforcement.

Mr. Bock received his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the University of Miami, and his bachelor's degree from Cornell University. Mr. Bock has always been integrally involved in his community school, serving in the past as foundation president, a school site council member and a charter school board member.

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