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Cal B. Watkins

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Practice Areas

  • Labor Relations
  • Employment Law
  • Collective Bargaining
  • Labor Disputes
  • Preventative Counseling and Training
  • Employment Contracts
  • Employee Discipline and Discharge
  • Discrimination
  • Wrongful Discharge
  • Affirmative Action
  • Wage and Hour Law
  • Health and Safety
  • Personnel Policies
  • Protection of Confidential and Trade Secret Information


Cal Watkins represents employers in all aspects of labor relations and employment law, including collective bargaining, labor disputes, preventative counseling and training, employment contracts, employee discipline and discharge, discrimination, wrongful discharge, affirmative action, wage and hour, health and safety, personnel policies, and protection of confidential and trade secret information. Mr. Watkins has particular expertise in representing employers confronting highly competitive business conditions in a union environment and defending strike and boycott situations. A significant portion of Mr. Watkins' practice also focuses on labor and employment law implications in the purchase and sale of businesses. Mr. Watkins has substantial experience in successfully representing employers before the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Department of Labor Wage & Hour Division, National Labor Relations Board, California Agricultural Relations Board, California Department of Fair Employment and Housing and the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement.


  • The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, Texas
    • Juris Doctor - 1976
  • University of Texas, Austin
    • Juris Doctor - 1976
  • University of Texas, Austin
    • B.A. - 1972
  • University of Texas, Austin
    • Juris Doctor - 1976
  • University of Texas, Austin, Texas
    • B.A. - 1972

Bar Admission

  • California
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • American Bar Association Labor Law Section
  • State Bar of California Employment Law Section
  • American Bar Association

Current Employment Position

  • Partner

Classes & Seminars

  • Labor and Employment Law Topics, U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Labor and Employment Law Topics, University of California/Cooperative Extension
  • Labor and Employment Law Topics, Agricultural Personnel Management Association
  • Labor and Employment Law Topics, California State University Fresno